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McKnight Brain Research Foundation Sponsors Third Cognitive Aging Summit

Published: May 4th, 2017

The Cognitive Aging Summit III was convened on April 6-7, 2017, by the National Institute on Aging and made possible by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation through a generous grant […]

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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: October 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

Published: October 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

Published: July 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

Published: April 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

Published: December 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

Published: December 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.

Published: December 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 […]