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Imagine a world where we learn how to heal the brain, where people do not live with the lifelong effects of brain injury, and where, rather than accelerating a disease, we can slow its progression or even stop it in its tracks.

Since its inception in 1980, the Brain Injury Association of America has supported the people, programs, and institutions that have advanced brain injury science and medicine. In doing so, the Association has played a pivotal role in improving treatment and care of individuals with brain injury. The pinnacle of BIAA’s commitment to research is the creation of the Brain Injury Research Fund, established in 2019.

The only thing preventing discovery of cures for chronic brain injury is a lack of funding.

There are many ways to support brain injury research:

  1. Make a gift to the Brain Injury Research Fund to support the Association’s current annual commitment to the best and most promising research projects.
  2. Advance the Association’s ability to fund research by establishing a new Dissertation or Seed Grant in honor or memory of a loved one by making a single year or multi-year commitment or in perpetuity though an endowment.
  3. Extend the Association’s ability to fund research by creating a named fund that supports one or more grants over time, invest in a particular line of work, or support the area of greatest need.
  4. Transform the Association’s ability to fund the most promising research by considering a planned gift or remembering the Brain Injury Research Fund in your will or estate plan.

Brain Injury Research Fund Honor Roll

Our thanks to the following Research Champions for their generous support of brain injury research:

Dr. Barry Aron
Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata and Siegel, P.C.
Dr. Julieen Crane
Jennifer and Eric Kirk
Stephanie Rivard Lane
Dr. and Mrs. Brent Masel
Michael’s Mission in memory of Michael Leo Seguin
Dr. Linda Redmann
John Rivard
Ira Sherman, Esq.
Dr. Lance and Laura Trexler
Angela Caveness Weisskopf

Click here to join our Honor Roll and make a gift supporting brain injury research.

For more information about the BIAA Brain Injury Research Fund, becoming a Research Champion, pricing, or giving options, please contact Robbie Baker, Vice President & Chief Development Officer, at (703) 761-0750 ext. 648.


Meet Allison, BIAA donor. Picture of Allison wearing BIAA t-shirt and holding a brain injury awareness pin. Allison donates because she wants to support brain injury services.

BIAA is your voice – only you can keep it from being silenced. Make a gift today and it will be matched by our Board of Directors, doubling its impact.