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McKnight Brain Research Foundation Holds Ninth Inter-Institutional Meeting between the McKnight Brain Institutes

May 31st, 2016

Neuroepigenetic regulation of learning and memory, the use of Neuroimaging in characterization of cognitive aging, and standardization of cognitive assessment tools and standards of evaluation in cognitive aging across the […]

Dr. Richard Isaacson is elected trustee of the McKnight Brain Research Foundation

May 31st, 2016

Richard S. Isaacson, MD, a clinical neurologist and distinguished medical educator was elected trustee of the McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) at its board meeting on April 27, 2016.  His […]

Dr. Madhav Thambisetty is elected trustee of the McKnight Brain Research Foundation

Oct 15th, 2015

Madhav Thambisetty, MD, PhD, a neurologist and clinical Pharmacologist was elected trustee of the McKnight Brain Research Foundation at its board meeting on August 12, 2015. Dr. Thambisetty has a […]

UF researcher named the inaugural Evelyn F. McKnight chair in the Institute on Aging

Oct 15th, 2015

The McKnight Brain Research Foundation, the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida and the UF Institute on Aging are pleased to announce the […]

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 […]

The McKnight Brain Research Foundation Establishes Endowed Chair at the University of Miami McKnight Brain Institute.

Dec 1st, 2014

A generous gift to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine from the McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) will go a long way to promote research aimed at understanding […]

Dr. Foster is appointed to the Study Section for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, Center for Scientific Review

Jun 13th, 2014

Dr. Thomas C. Foster, the Evelyn F. McKnight Professor and Chair for Research on Cognitive Aging and Memory at the McKnight Brain Institute and the Department of Neuroscience at the […]

McKnight Brain Research Foundation April 2014 Program

May 23rd, 2014

  Click here for the MBRF April 2014 Program (PDF) McKnight Brain Research Foundation April 2014 Program The McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) sponsored the meeting of approximately 100 cognitive […]

McKnight Brain Research Foundation Holds Sixth Inter-Institutional Meeting

May 28th, 2013

An epigenetics hypothesis of cognitive aging, standardization of cognitive assessment tools and the use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) standards of evaluation in cognitive aging across the McKnight Brain Institutes […]

McKnight Brain Research Foundation Announces Support For Proposed National Brain Study

Mar 4th, 2013

The McKnight Brain Research Foundation* and its four McKnight Brain Institutes voice strong support for President Barack Obama’s plan for a decade-long scientific effort to examine the workings of the […]

Dr. Robert Wah is elected trustee of The McKnight Brain Research Foundation

Sep 25th, 2012

Robert M. Wah, MD, a reproductive endocdnoiogist and obstetrician and gynecologist was elected trustee of the McKnight Brain Research Foundation at its board meeting on August 8, 1012. He is […]

McKnight Brain Research Foundation Holds Fifth Inter-Institutional Meeting

May 3rd, 2012

Challenges and opportunities in characterizing cognitive aging across species was the theme of the fifth inter-institutional meeting of research scientists who met April 11-13, 2012. The meeting was sponsored by […]

The McKnight Brain Research Foundation Elects Dr. Gene Ryerson as New Trustee

May 3rd, 2012

The trustees of the McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) are pleased to announce the appointment of Gene G. Ryerson, M.D as a trustee effective, May 1, 2012. Dr. Ryerson has […]

McKnight Brain Research Foundation sponsors Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Workshop on Cognitive Aging, June 13-17, 2012

Mar 16th, 2012

This workshop will provide students with the most current understanding of the cognitive aging field by bringing together researchers who apply complementary analytical approaches to and offer diverse biological perspectives […]

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2011 Fourth Annual McKnight Brain Research Foundation Inter-Institutional Meeting Program

Jan 31st, 2012

Participants Fourth Annual McKnight Brain Research Foundation Event Program Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Meeting Participants University of Miami Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Meeting Participants University of Florida Evelyn […]

McKnight Brain Research Foundation Hosts Fourth Inter-Institutional Meeting

Oct 12th, 2011

On May 1-3, 2011, the trustees of the McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) hosted the fourth inter-institutional meeting between the four McKnight Brain Institutes located at the University of Alabama, […]

Cognitive Aging Summit II, October 3-5, 2010 J.W. Marriott Hotel, Washington, DC

Oct 22nd, 2010

Video: CASII Part 1: Opening Remarks through session III Video: CASII Part 2: Session IV through Closing Remarks A second Cognitive Aging Summit was held on October 3-5, 2010, at […]

McKnight Brain Research Foundation Hosts Third Inter-Institutional Meeting

McKnight Brain Research Foundation Hosts Third Inter-Institutional Meeting

Jul 17th, 2010

McKnight Brain Research Foundation Hosts Third Inter-Institutional Meeting Development of new therapies to prevent, delay or slow age-related memory loss requires inter-disciplinary efforts, say research scientists who met on April […]

McKnight Brain Research Foundation Establishes a Cognitive Aging and Memory Clinical Translational Research Program

Jul 23rd, 2009

The purpose of the MBRF is to support research of the brain in age related memory loss intended for clinical application.   To further fulfill the purpose of the MBRF, an […]

Funds Awarded for 2009 Funding Cycle

Jun 20th, 2009

With joint support from the McKnight Brain Research Foundation and the National Institute on Aging, this initiative funds cognitive aging research through a program of peer reviewed grants in the […]

McKnight Brain Research Foundation to Host Third Inter-Institutional Meeting

Apr 23rd, 2009

On April 28-30, 2010, the trustees of the McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) will host the third inter-institutional meeting between the four MBRF funded institutions.  The site of the 2010 […]

MBRF is pleased to announce the appointment of Judith A. Salerno

Apr 1st, 2009

The McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Judith A. Salerno, M.D., M.S. as a trustee effective, April 1, 2009. Dr. Salerno is Executive Officer […]

Research Partnership in Cognitive aging boosts funds for research grants

Mar 31st, 2009

The Research Partnership in Cognitive Aging, a public-private effort between the national Institute on Aging (NIA) and the McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) established to promote the study of brain […]

McKnight Brain Research Foundation Hosts First Inter-Institutional Meeting

McKnight Brain Research Foundation Hosts First Inter-Institutional Meeting

Apr 30th, 2008

On April 16-18, 2008, the trustees of the McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) and more than 75 research scientists from each of the four MBRF funded institutions held the first […]

National Cognitive Aging Summit

Oct 30th, 2007

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) convened a Cognitive Aging Summit on October 10-12, 2007 at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.  The Summit was made possible by a […]