The mission of this Foundation is to help advance research and education in brain research, that will help find answers to addiction, pain and other diseases and conditions of the human brain, such as Alzheimer's Disease, schizophrenia & aging.
The Foundation will also encourage outstanding young scientists to enter this important field of research, as well as focus public attention on the importance of basic research.
Ideas and Goals for Funds Raised
The IES Brain Research Foundation Summer Fellowship Program assists outstanding college students and first year graduate and medical school students to work in top-notch laboratories with established scientists, who volunteer mentor these students. This will give young science-oriented students a chance to determine whether brain research is a career that they would be excited to pursue, and help attract excellent new talent to the field.