Announcing the 2022 recipients of The McKnight Brain Research Foundation Innovator Awards in Cognitive Aging and Memory Loss: Emily T. Reas, PhD, of the University of California San Diego (UCSD), and Tara Tracy, PhD, of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.
The University of Florida is expanding its landmark Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training (PACT) study to include healthy older adult volunteers from North Florida. Funded by the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, the study examines whether computerized brain training exercises can reduce the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, among healthy … Read More
University of Arizona Regents Professor of Psychology, Neurology and Neuroscience and Director of the University of Arizona Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Dr. Carol Barnes was recently awarded a $60 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create and lead a Precision Aging Network that could transform the way we think about the aging brain. In this blog … Read More
November 1, 2019 – The McKnight Brain Research Foundation hosted its eleventh annual Poster Reception in Chicago, Illinois on Sunday, October 20, 2019. From the 68 posters presented by scientists from the four McKnight Brain Institutes, six were selected to receive cash awards and certificates for display.