MBI Rising Stars: Adithya Gopinath

Toffler Scholar Adithya Gopinath’s research explores the connection between the brain and the peripheral immune system in people with Parkinson’s disease with the goal of developing a blood test to diagnose and monitor the disease and evaluate whether treatments are working. Learn more about his research in this article from University of Florida.

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Deep Learning Algorithm Outperforms Experts in Making Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

About 46.8 million people worldwide were living with dementia in 2015, and this number could double by 2035. Reliably differentiating between normal cognitive aging, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia requires significant clinical acumen from qualified specialists treating memory disorders, yet timely access to memory clinics is often limited for patients and families. Boston University Toffler…

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Alzheimer’s Disease in Women

UCLA Toffler Scholar Dr. Elizabeth Rose Mayeda was part of the team that presented research that begins to give us insight into why Alzheimer’s disease affects more women than men and why the disease seems to progress more quickly in women’s brains. Learn more about her research in this article from NPR.

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Three UCLA Students Receive Toffler Scholar Awards

Cynthia Beard, Lara Yoon, and Catherine Psaras have earned the Toffler Scholar Award. These three students from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health were chosen through a competitive submission process led by the epidemiology department. Learn more about these three students and their research in this article from UCLA.

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Driving Next-Generation Research Through Future-Focused Leadership

By Deborah Westphal The global research ecosystem is estimated to grow to 1.25 trillion dollars by 2025—and it is changing rapidly and dramatically. The hyper-connected web of business, government, academic, high-tech, and nonprofit entities is fueled by a diverse network of people dedicated to discovering new knowledge about ourselves and our world.  Who, what, where,…

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Revolutionary Wealth is still revolutionizing our thinking

The date is June 8, 2001. Alvin Toffler is standing in front of 500 of South Korea’s best and most farsighted business, government, and academia leaders to present his view of the country’s global leadership challenges and opportunities. Alvin is here as part of a tour of the country, one he is taking with his…

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Celebrating 2021 and All the Milestones to Come

We are both inspired and humbled by what we were able to accomplish in 2021. The progress we’ve made to date well exceeds the already-ambitious goals we set for ourselves; and you—our generous community of partners, advocates, and champions—continue to overwhelm us with your support and kindness. Together, we continue to create new possibilities for…

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