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Prominent African American Advocate Calls Brain Health the greatest 21st Century Civil Rights Issue

January 12, 2017

Dan Gasby joins American Brain Foundation Board of Directors to raise awareness of racial disparities in diagnosis and research. READ MORE

New Award to Advance Research in Stroke, Cerebrovascular Disease

November 18, 2016

The American Brain Foundation (ABF), and the Society of Vascular & Interventional Neurology (SVIN), and American Academy of Neurology (AAN) have announced a new award that will advance research in interventional neurology to benefit people with stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases. READ MORE

Robin Williams Widow Joins Forces with American Brain Foundation

September 28, 2016

The American Brain Foundation (ABF), a national charity whose mission is to bring researchers and donors together to defeat brain disease, today announced that Susan Schneider Williams, the widow of actor/comedian Robin Williams, has been appointed to its Board of Directors and will assume an active, leadership role on the Board. READ MORE

Foundation Sponsors Brain Series on PBS

October 14, 2015

The American Brain Foundation has become an underwriting partner of the PBS Foundation in support of the PBS six-part series "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman." READ MORE

First Public Member Elected Chair of American Brain Foundation

September 24, 2015

In a move that reflects its intent to broaden its appeal of support to the public, the American Brain Foundation has elected its first chair who is not a neurologist.

American Brain Foundation Appoints New Executive Director

June 10, 2015

The American Brain Foundation, founded by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), has named Jane Ransom as its new Executive Director in support of its mission to fund research to cure brain diseases. READ MORE

Former Vice President Walter Mondale Receives Public Leadership in Neurology Award

April 28, 2015

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Brain Foundation have announced that Walter F. Mondale, former Vice President of the United States, is the recipient of the 2015 Public Leadership in Neurology Award. READ MORE

Baltimore Researcher Receives $260,000 for Multiple Sclerosis Research

April 28, 2015

A Baltimore researcher will receive $260,000 to continue his investigation into multiple sclerosis (MS)a disease in which the immune system attacks the brain and leads to inflammation, disrupting the flow of information between the brain and the body through the Clinical Research Training Fellowship in MS, cosponsored by the American Brain Foundation and the National MS Society. READ MORE

Winners of the 2015 Neuro Film Festival Announced

April 22, 2015

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Brain Foundation are pleased to announce the winning entries to the 2015 Neuro Film Festival.

A Leader Takes on Brain Disease

April 9, 2015

Two personal tragedies spur former Vice President Walter F. Mondale's support for aggressive brain research. READ MORE

Walter F. Mondale Named Honorary Chairman of American Brain Foundation

January 28, 2015

The American Brain Foundation announced today that former United States Vice President Walter F. Mondale has been named honorary chairman of its board of trustees. READ MORE

Super Bowl Champion Ben Utecht Named National Spokesperson

June 26, 2014

The American Brain Foundation and the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) have named Ben Utecht, former NFL tight end and Super Bowl champion with the Indianapolis Colts, as their national spokesperson. READ MORE