Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Health Awareness – Why Brain Donation Matters
In recognition of June’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Health month, consider these facts about brain donation by a loved one with AD.
Don Demers’ Story – Father and Son Seek Answers
Don Demers says the light bulb went off for him when he dove into finding out about neurological disorders after his father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.
Early Diagnosis is Critical for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
The most important thing to do for parents who suspect their child may have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is arrange for an evaluation as soon as possible.
Advancing Science. Backed by Congress.
In 2022, in partnership with the American Brain Coalition, the Brain Donor Project launched May 7th as National Brain Donation Awareness Day with support from a bipartisan Congressional Resolution (H. Res. 1069) introduced by Neuroscience Caucus chair, Rep. Earl Blumenaur (D-OR-03) and co-lead Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01).
ALS Awareness Month: How Research Has Had an Impact
There is significant progress – and a new reason to be hopeful for those with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Seeing Signs Everywhere: One Woman’s Story about Donating her Mother’s Brain
Heidi Long and her family had no idea what was going on. Her mom, Lisa, was in her mid-forties when she started acting strangely.
Not Enough People Know: Why We Need Brain Donation Awareness Day
As we approach May 7th, we urge people to register to donate their brains and to make one final, but enormous, gift.
Lauren Wilson’s Story: For the Women in My Life
I think brain donation always starts with a person you love, doesn’t it?
My story is about THIRTEEN women I love. I’ll start with my mother.
BDP Welcomes Global Health Equity Executive to Board of Directors
The Brain Donor Project is thrilled to welcome Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) executive, Manan Shah, to its Board of Directors.
April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month
A million or so Americans have PD, and as we’re living longer than ever, it’s prevalence will only increase. Here’s what you can do.