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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 […]

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

Published: June 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: March 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

Published: September 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: March 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 […]