2022 Virtual Events
Managing Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis
with Dr. Lisa Shulman and Dr. Ellen Mowry
Monday, October 10 8:00pm Eastern
Managing Multiple Sclerosis (MS) & Parkinson’s Disease can be challenging and may be unique for each patient. While it is challenging to manage brain disease, there are ways through diet, exercise, and other lifestyle factors that can help improve a patient’s quality of life. Learn more about the new ways to manage brain diseases like Parkinson’s and MS with Dr. Lisa Shulman, Director of the University of Maryland Movement Disorders Center and Dr. Ellen Mowry, Director of Multiple Sclerosis Experimental Therapeutics Program at John Hopkins Medicine.
Navigating Migraine: Treatment and Research
with Dr. David Dodick and Dr. Faisal Mohammad Amin
Monday, November 14 8:00pm Eastern
Migraine is the third most common disease in the world and 12% of the global population is affected. Dr. David Dodick, from the Mayo Clinic and the current Chair of the American Brain Foundation, will discuss how to effectively manage migraine, including the wide range of acute and preventive treatment options. In addition, former ABF grant recipient and current Senior Consultant at the Danish Headache Center Dr. Faisal Mohammad Amin will review his ongoing critical research in both migraine and headache.
For more information or questions about our upcoming events, please contact
View Past Events on YouTube
Our YouTube channel has recordings of some of our past virtual events.
Meet The Researchers
with the 2022 class of American Brain Foundation Next Generation Research Grant recipients
Deep Brain Stimulation
with Robert Fisher, MD, PhD
Cure One, Cure Many: Connections Between Brain Diseases
with Frances Jensen, MD, FACP, FAAN
Understanding Caregiving & How to Support Caregivers
with Hilarity for Charity Executive Director Bonnie Wattles and author/caregiver advocate Dan Gasby
Receiving A Brain Disease Diagnosis
with Vice Board Chair Ben LeNail and motivational speaker, Justine Fedak
Know the Signs and Symptoms of Brain Disease
with James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN
2022 Cure One, Cure Many Award Event
with Owen A. Ross, PhD, Pamela J. McLean, PhD, and Bradley F. Boeve, MD from Mayo Clinic
Why Sleep is Important for Brain Health
with Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD
Research in Multiple Sclerosis: What’s Giving Us Hope?
with Raymond Roos, MD, FAAN
Research in Parkinson’s Disease: What’s Giving Us Hope?
with Matthew Stern, MD
Cure One, Cure Many: The Case of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
with Jerry Mendell, MD; Robert Griggs, MD, FAAN; and Don Wood, PhD
Meet the Researchers
with the 2021 class of American Brain Foundation Next Generation Research Grant recipients
Concussion in Sport
with David W. Dodick, MD, FAAN and Sean Sansiveri
Humanism in Neurology
with John Quinlan, MD
Healing the Brain After Loss
with Lisa Shulman, MD
Research in Autism: What’s Giving us Hope?
with Shafali Jeste, MD, FAAN
Research in Dementia: New Frontiers
with John C. Morris, MD
Research in Epilepsy: What’s Giving Us Hope?
with Jacqueline French, MD, FAAN
Financial and Estate Planning 101
with Martin Shenkman, CPA, MBA, PFS, AEP, JD
This Hits Home: A Conversation about TBI and Domestic Violence
with Eve Valera, PhD; filmmaker Sydney Scotia; and domestic violence survivor Elizabeth Vera
Lifestyle and Brain Health
with Orly Avitzur, MD, FAAN
Robin’s Wish: A Conversation About Lewy Body Dementia
with Susan Schneider Williams and Melissa Armstrong, MD, MSc, FAAN
Robin’s Wish: A Behind-the-Scenes Look
with Susan Schneider Williams and film director Tylor Norwood
Current Trends in Alzheimer’s Research: What’s Giving Us Hope
with Ronald Peterson, PhD, MD, FAAN
For more information or questions about our past events, please contact [email protected].