Brain Research Foundation to Promote Healthier Brains Through Exercise And Concussion Prevention at Prairie State Cycling Series
Foundation targets slowing cognitive decline via exercise and making riders of all ages safer through proper helmet use.
Brain Research Foundation (BRF) and Prairie State Cycling Series announced that BRF will use the 2013 cycling series in the Chicago area to promote key educational initiatives around brain health. The series will be in eight locations or stages throughout the area over two weeks in July and is expected to draw substantial crowds of spectators and participants to the event.
Scientific Innovations Award Winners
In January 2013, the Brain Research Foundation announced the winners of its 2nd annual Scientific Innovations Award (SIA). The award was established to support ground-breaking research being done by distinguished investigators. The Foundation awarded two SIAs which are two-year grants totaling $150,000 each. The 2013 winners of the SIA are:
Jean Hébert, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Brian Litt, M.D.
Department of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania