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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 […]

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 […]