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The Avielle Foundation Profiled in the Wall Street Journal

Today’s Wall Street Journal features an article on The Avielle Foundation, and touches upon our efforts to reduce future incidences of violence through brain health research: “Dr. Richman, 43 years old, is a neuropharmacologist and senior fellow at Boehringer… Read More

Breasts, Meet Brains – The New Kid on the Block

By Anneliese Dickman                                                                      … Read More

Newtown Runner Honors Avielle’s Memory

Lindsay Knauf is a resident of Newtown, Connecticut.  Like so many of us, she was heartbroken by the events of December 14, and wanted to do something to help.  She decided to commit to running in 26 events… Read More

The Avielle Foundation on All Things Considered

Yesterday, an interview with Jennifer and Jeremy was broadcast on WSHU’s All Things Considered with Craig LeMoult.  They took the opportunity to discuss their approach to brain health research and how their work with the foundation has been… Read More

Avielle Foundation on Good Day NY

Today is the 6-month anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  This morning, Avielle’s parents Jennifer and Jeremy appeared on Good Day New York for an extensive interview.  Thanks for Fox New York and everyone at… Read More

Make the Invisible Visible

The Avielle Foundation is meeting with the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) today, June 4th, 2103. As scientists, we frequently ask ourselves “blue sky” questions – trying to assess what an ideal world or situation would… Read More

National Conference on Mental Health

On Monday, June 3rd, the Avielle Foundation has been invited to attend the National Conference on Mental Health. President Obama and Vice President Biden will host a White House Mental Health Conference as part of the Administration’s effort to… Read More

Science + Technology = The Health Informatics Megatrend

Our champions in Silicon Valley, the SV Angels, have their sights set on the next big thing. They call it Health Informatics. And they happen to believe that it’s people like us — like the Avielle Foundation —… Read More

The Avielle Foundation makes international news!

This morning, the Avielle Foundation was profiled in an Associated Press article.  At this moment, over 1700 newspapers and 5000 television and radio broadcasts have permission to publish the article, and many have already chosen to do so…. Read More

Avielle Foundation Introduces Scientific Advisory Board That Will Guide, Prioritize Funding of Brain Health Research to Identify Underpinnings of Violence

Sandy Hook Organization Focused on Two-Pronged Approach to Reducing Violence NEWTOWN, Conn., April 15, 2013 – The Avielle Foundation, formed in January with a goal of preventing violence through brain health research and the fostering of community initiatives, today… Read More

The Conway Family Donates $50,000 to the Avielle Foundation

By Jennifer Hensel & Jeremy Richman In March, we had an interesting and inspiring experience over dinner with a gentleman, his wife, and their friend and acquaintances. As we broke bread, we told them about our daughter, Avielle,… Read More

Benefit Dinner for the Avielle Foundation

On May 3rd, a benefit dinner for the Avielle Foundation will take place at the Beach Grass Cafe in Solana Beach, CA.  This event is being organized by Kim Fultz, a friend to the Richman-Hensel family and one… Read More

Brain Health – TAF in San Francisco

by Jeremy Richman Between March 14th and March 17th, Jennifer, Mike, and I were able to represent the Avielle Foundation in San Francisco to meet with innovative thinkers, brain researchers, and philanthropists. We headed to the West Coast to focus… Read More

Arena Pharmaceuticals Helping TAF

Last Valentines day, the two month anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School murders, Erin, one of my old colleagues at Arena Pharmaceuticals and one of my very favorite people, went to bat to help the Avielle Foundation…. Read More

Update on White Dragon’s Seminar for Avielle

As many of you have already seen, White Dragon Martial Arts of San Diego held a very successful fundraising event this past weekend.  Initial estimates were that over $10,000 had been raised for The Avielle Foundation.  Unfortunately, it… Read More

White Dragon Martial Arts of San Diego Raises over $10k $15k for The Avielle Foundation

As many of you know, the Richman-Hensel family lived in San Diego from 2001-2011.  Shortly after their arrival, Jeremy and Jennifer began training in Kung Fu and Tai Chi at White Dragon Martial Arts.  From her birth in… Read More

Avielle’s Parents’ Appearance on Katie

Last week, Avielle’s parents Jennifer and Jeremy appeared on Katie Couric’s show on ABC. Clicking the photo or the link below will allow you to view their segment on the Katie website. Avielle Richman’s Legacy of Good

Connecticut Credit Union Charitable Foundation Donates to Avielle Foundation in Memory of Newtown Tragedy Victims

(Meriden, Conn.) Since the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., the Connecticut Credit Union Charitable Foundation has collected generous donations from countless individuals and organizations across the United States and Canada. In an effort to… Read More

In the News: Sandy Hook Ribbons at the State of the Union Address

Via NPR: “Green ribbons were on prominent display at President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, worn in honor of the victims of the Newton, Conn., elementary school shooting.” “Plenty of other ribbons and lapel pins… Read More

Video: Avielle’s Parents Launch the Foundation

On January 14, 2013, Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel spoke at a nationally-televised news conference and formally announced the creation of The Avielle Foundation.