The McKnight Brain Research Foundation strives to better understand and alleviate age-related cognitive decline and memory loss to help people age successfully and maintain their brain health.


Cognitive health by the numbers

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of people 65 and older develop Alzheimers disease
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of people 65 and older experience cognitive changes due to the normal aging process

Maintaining Brain Health

What you can do

The key to maintaining brain health is you. There are steps you can take now to help you age successfully and enjoy the benefits of a fuller life as you age.

Learn how

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Partnering with FNIH for over 10 years

Our decade-long partnership with FNIH includes co-sponsoring the Research Partnership in Cognitive Aging and three Cognitive Aging Summits with the National Institute on Aging. The successful partnership has expanded our understanding of how people think as they age.

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Partnering with the American Academy of Neurology for over 5 years

We've partnered with the American Academy of Neurology for more than five years to offer the McKnight Clinical Translational Research Scholarship in Cognitive Aging and Age-Related Memory Loss.

The McKnight Brain Institutes

An important goal of the Foundation is to foster cross-discipline, productive collaboration among top brain health scientists from across the country in order to better understand and alleviate age-related cognitive decline and memory loss. In commitment to that goal, the Foundation has established three Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institutes at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the University of Arizona and the University of Miami and the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Florida.

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University of Alabama at Birmingham

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University of Arizona

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University of Florida

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University of Miami

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