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McKnight Brain Research Foundation Hosts Eighth Inter-Institutional Meeting on Cognitive Aging and Age Related Memory Loss

Jul 6th, 2015

On April 29-May 1, 2015, approximately 100 cognitive aging and memory research scientists from the four McKnight Brain Institutes for the eighth inter-institutional gathering. This annual meeting is sponsored the […]

McKnight Brain Research Foundation Commissioned Study with the Institute of Medicine on Cognitive Aging is Released

Apr 22nd, 2015

Early in 2012, the McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) petitioned The Institute of Medicine (IOM) to convene an ad hoc committee to examine cognitive aging as distinct from Alzheimer’s disease. […]

Transformational gift to McKnight Brain Institute launches 1:1 fundraising campaign By UA Foundation

Dec 1st, 2014

Since 2006 the McKnight Brain Research Foundation has committed nearly $11 million to the University of Arizona’s McKnight Brain Institute. Their gifts include ongoing funding for research and the establishment […]

Funds Awarded for 2014 Funding Cycle

Dec 1st, 2014

Through the Partnership in Cognitive Aging between the McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA), a $15 million grant spread, over five years, has been […]

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The purpose of the McKnight Brain Research Foundation is to promote research and investigation of the brain in the fundamental mechanisms that underlie the neurobiology of memory with clinical relevance to the problems of age related memory loss.

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