Our Researchers

The American Brain Foundation promotes and invests in research across the whole spectrum of brain disease. We believe that when we cure one of these diseases, we will cure many.

Below are our 2020 awardees. View previous research award winners here.

Bryan Baxter, PhD

McKnight Clinical Translational Research Scholarship in Cognitive Aging and Age-Related Memory Loss

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Sheena Chew, MD

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in ALS

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James Curtis

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Parkinson’s Disease

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Colin Ellis, MD

Susan S. Spencer, MD Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Epilepsy

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Sarah Getz, PhD

McKnight Clinical Translational Research Scholarship in Cognitive Aging and Age-Related Memory Loss

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Paloma Gonzalez-Perez, MD, PhD

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Neuromuscular Disease

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Lenora Higginbotham, MD

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Lewy Body Diseases

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Collin Kreple, MD, PhD

Richard Olney Clinician Scientist Development Award in ALS

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Farinaz Safavi, MD, PhD

Clinician-Scientist Development Award in Multiple Sclerosis

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Lawren VandeVrede, MD, PhD

Robert W. Katzman, MD Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research

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Alonso Zea Vera, MD

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Tourette Syndrome

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Photographed: 2018 Research Award Recipients

Past Researchers

Learn about previous years’ awardees here.

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