Congratulations to our 2014 Scientific Innovations Award Winners!

Brain Research Foundation announces 2014 Scientific Innovations Awards (SIA) to fund groundbreaking work in Parkinson's, epilepsy, Hurler Syndrome and autism. Producing important findings in a short timeframe is the goal of this special grant program. The 2014 winners of the SIA are:

Christopher I. Moore, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience, Brown University

W. Mark Saltzman, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Yale University 

Anthony Zador, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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Brain Research Foundation Discovery Dinner Celebrates 60th Anniversary By Raising $1 Million With Help From Chicago Bear Gary Fencik

A dinner that celebrated 60 years of growth and dramatic scientific success received an assist from heralded retired Chicago Bear Gary Fencik. Guest speaker Fencik used his time at the podium to detail how many of his 1985 Super Bowl Bears teammates reveled in the sport but some now struggle with the physical and cognitive consequences. He concluded his remarks by joining a host of other supporters whose contributions pushed total proceeds for the event to just over $1 million.

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