Press Room

Find out the latest news from the Alliance and the field of aging research. Media members can call 202.370.7852 or email for more information and to schedule interviews. Download our online press kit here.

Clinical Trials

Date: April 28th, 2017

Pay It Forward: Volunteering for a Clinical Trial

Getting medical discoveries from the research lab to patients depends on clinical trials and the people who volunteer to participate in them.   Volunteering in a trial may help society at large by bringing new treatments one step closer to patients, and could help a loved one if you have a genetic disease or condition.  Volunteering may also give you access to a cutting-edge treatment and medical team that carefully monitors your health.  But clinical trials can’t happen without volunteers, and 37% of trials don't enroll enough patients to move forward.  Clinical trials need volunteers like you so watch this short film to find out more about why they are important, how to get involved, and what it means to participate.


Welcome to the Alliance for Aging Research's 30-year anniversary information page.

Why Medical Research Matters

Date: September 15th, 2015

Every day millions of Americans and their loved ones face the challenge of dealing with conditions such as stroke, heart valve disease, Alzheimer's disease, and others. Learn their personal stories and why they say medical research matters.