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 Next Generation Research Grant recipients. View previous research grant awardees here.

Jonathan Brent, MD, PhD

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in ALS

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Matthew Burns, MD, PhD

Mcknight Clinical Translational Research Scholarship in Cognitive Aging and Age-related Memory Loss

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Alexander Gill, MD, PhD

Clinician-Scientist Development Award in Multiple Sclerosis

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Helen Hwang, MD, PhD

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Parkinson’s Disease

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Renatta Knox, MD, PhD

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Neuromuscular Disease

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Ikjae Lee, MD

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in ALS and Related Disorders

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Paul Sampognaro, MD

Richard Olney Clinician-Scientist Development Award in ALS

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Samuel Terman, MD

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

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Wai-Ying Wendy Yau, MD

Mcknight Clinical Translational Research Scholarship in Cognitive Aging and Age-related Memory Loss

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Photographed: 2018 Research Award Recipients

Past Researchers

Learn about previous years’ awardees here.

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