The Alliance and our partner organizations host various events to raise awareness about the field of aging research and to present the latest innovations and advancements that are helping extend people’s healthspans. Those events are featured here.


Start Date: November 3rd, 2009

Start Time: 12:00PM

End Time: 1:15PM

City: Washington, DC

Contact Address: Rayburn Building, Room 2168 (Gold Room)

In partnership with the Alzheimer's Association and Parkinson's Action Network, the Alliance for Aging Research will launch the latest volume of The Silver Book: Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation, an almanac of 1,000s of facts and statistics on the burden of chronic disease, and the value of medical innovation in reducing that burden.

This volume will outline the impact of neurological disease on our aging population, highlighting the current and future technologies and innovations that are offering hope to those suffering from this debilitating disease. Speakers will discuss the burden of neurological disease in the U.S., as well as the current landscape of neurological disease research.


Daniel Perry
President & CEO, Alliance for Aging Research

Matthew Baumgart

Senior Director of Government Affairs, Alzheimer's Association

Amy Comstock Rick
CEO, Parkinson's Action Network

Ray Dorsey, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Karen Zimmerman
Alzheimer’s Association National Board Member & Early Stage Advisor

Karl Robb
Parkinson’s Action Network Board Member & State Coordinator for Virginia

The briefing will be a widely attended educational event with a meal value of less than $50.

Brought to you in partnership with: Alzheimer's Association and Parkinson's Action Network

Related Topics: Silver Book

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