Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.

- Alvin Toffler, Powershift


Interview with Dr. Bradley Hyman

This interview has been reposted with permission from The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust (KTCT) is working to create solutions to some of humanity’s most intractable challenges. To achieve breakthroughs, we have created a future-focused framework for funding priorities, one that focuses on early-stage research, high impact ideas, and cross-disciplinary problem-solving. Instilling future-focused thinking in…
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Karen Toffler Charitable Trust Announces New Toffler Scholars

The Toffler Scholar Program supports medical investigators engaged in early-stage, innovative medical research. The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust is pleased to announce that fifteen investigators engaged in early-stage research have earned Toffler Scholar Awards. The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust has partnered with six universities across the United States: The University of Florida, Temple University, Boston University, UCLA,…
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Targeting Breakthroughs in Early-Stage Medical Research

Many of humanity’s most intractable challenges are also our most personally impactful. Issues like poverty, access to clean water, and education inequality threaten life around the globe. Among these critical human issues, medical challenges rank high. Our own health, and the health of our loved ones, is simultaneously an impactful concern for many of us…
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Alzheimer's Disease in Women

Former 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.

Effectiveness of Masks in Reducing COVID-19 Spread

Dr. Yifang Zhu, a professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences and associate dean for academic programs at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, found that even simple cloth masks provide significant protections against COVID-19 transmission.


A new study shows the relationship between surgery and Alzheimer's disease

A new study proposes that major surgery is a promoter or accelerator of Alzheimer's disease. While researchers have known that patients experience cognitive deterioration after surgery for a while there are few studies that relate it to Alzheimer’s disease.

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