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  • CNN article mentions McKnight Brain Foundation in Mediterranean Diet, Memory Loss and Dementia article

    Mediterranean diet may prevent memory loss and dementia, study finds"The mountain of evidence continues to build that you are what you eat when it comes to brain health," said Dr. Richard Isaacson, who directs the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell[…]

  • Brain Health Initiative

    A Primary Care Agenda for Brain Health Primary care clinics can play an important role in preserving patients’ brain health using the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 as a guide, as well as addressing six other factors associated with[…]

  • 2021 McKnight Inter-institutional Meeting

    2021 McKnight Inter-institutional Meeting It is approaching time for the 2021 Evelyn F. McKnight Inter-institutional Meeting. This year will be slightly different than years past, as it will be a virtual meeting. Please save the date for the 12th Annual McKnight Inter-institutional Meeting on April 28-29,[…]

  • Bilingualisn and Cognitive Reserve and Resilience workshop

    The NIA is hosting a Bilingualism and Cognitive Reserve and Resilience workshop on 3/1-3/2, 2021.Click the link for more information.

  • Annual McKnight Seminar-Dr. Gottesman Talk

    Click Here to See Dr. Gottesman's Talk "Modifiable midlife risk factors for cognitive decline and dementia" Rebecca Gottesman, MD, PhD Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology Director of Research, Hopkins Bayview Neurology February 4, 2021

  • 2021 Annual McKnight Lecture

    2021 Annual McKnight Lecture To join the 2021 Annual McKnight Lecture, please follow the link below:https://uab.zoom.us/j/92132971022?pwd=N0hRU1QyOHp6dUxKNGFBQXQxSEp2Zz09

  • NIH Grant Opportunity

    The MBRF has had a longstanding Research Partnership with the NIA through the Foundation for NIH beginning in 2009.  The MBRF recently renewed its commitment to the partnership for a third five-year cycle. The new grant opportunity is now posted on[…]

  • UAB Neuropsychologist wins National Early Impact Award

    Dr. Adam Gerstenecker, Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology-Division of Neuropsychology at UAB, was recently recognized as the Early Career Impact Award winner for both NAN (National Academy of Neuropsychology) and the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences.[…]

  • Genetic Risk Factors in Dementia

    Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville have learned new information about genetic risk factors that may contribute to dementia, potentially pushing the medical field closer to early detection.Study yields new information[…]

  • UAB study aims to learn more about silent strokes

    Dr. Ronald Lazar, Director and Chair of the UAB McKnight Institute, interviewed with News-Medical about his current study envestigating silents strokes and cognition in a population being treated for stroke prevention. Link to UAB's overview of Arcadia-CSIDr. Lazar's Interview with News-Medical

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