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Today the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) celebrates 30 years of advancing science and enhancing lives as it honors Sen. Bill Cassidy, M.D., Rep. Maxine Waters, Laura L. Carstensen, Ph.D., fand Robert Temple, M.D., fat its 23rd Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner.


The nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research announces the appointments of James E. Eden, Ed.D., as chair and James G. Scott as the new vice chair of its Board of Directors.

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Nonprofit Organization Honors Sen. Kelly Ayotte, Rep. Diana DeGette, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., and Scott Simon


Dan Perry Releases Statement on Rep. Alan Grayson

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: July 14th, 2015

Dan Perry, founder and board member of the Alliance for Aging Research, released a statement on July 14, 2015, in response to questions regarding Alan Grayson’s involvement with our organization.

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The Silver Book®: Cancer volume and factsheet debuts at a Capitol Hill briefing.


The founder of the nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research, Dan Perry, retired today from the organization.


Multimedia Living with VTE Campaign Includes Pocket Film


Honorees Include Sen. Bill Nelson, Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., Jay Walker and J. Craig Venter


The Alliance for Aging Research and The Gerontological Society of America applaud Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) for convening a Senate Special Committee on Aging roundtable to explore how as a nation we can break down research silos and strategically tackle aging as a major risk factor for chronic disease.

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The Alliance honored Martha Stewart along with other notables at the 20th Annual Awards Dinner.


The Alliance for Aging Research and the American Aging Association today announced a strategic alliance to share resources drawing greater attention to promising research to slow, prevent and cure the diseases of aging.

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The Alliance for Aging Research is excited to announce the launch of the newly re-designed www.silverbook.org.


Susan Peschin brings a wealth of experience and knowledge after serving 20 years in health policy and government relations management, most recently as the Alliance’s COO. 

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Today, the Alliance for Aging Research released a new volume of The Silver Book®: Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation on persistent pain.


The most effective way to slow Medicare spending is to reduce the cases of preventable chronic conditions and incorporate evidence-based care coordination into the traditional Medicare program.


Dr. Linda Fried, Dean of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, Receives Award for Innovative Research on Healthy Aging
 


The Alliance for Aging Research has added new members to its Science Advisory Board including a prominent bioethicist, a world-renowned neurologist, a Nobel Prize winner in economics, a leading longevity researcher, and the only cardiologist to receive all four major cardiovascular research awards.


Dr. Carol Greider of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD won a share of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Dr. Greider was credited for discovering a key mechanism in the genetic operations of cells, an insight that has inspired new lines of research into cancer.

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Concluding six years on the Board of Directors of the not-for-profit Alliance for Aging Research, Dr. Marie A. Bernard assumed new responsibilities this week as Deputy Director of the federal government’s National Institute on Aging.

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The Alliance for Aging Research is deeply saddened by the death of the Honorable Paul G. Rogers. Congressman Rogers was one of America’s most effective medical research advocates and will be greatly missed. 

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Experts Call for New Research Focus to Slow Aging and Extend Healthy Life

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Award Honors Legacy of Health Research Advocate Florence S. Mahoney

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Alliance for Aging Research Offers New Podcasts on Web Site

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The Alliance for Aging Research, a non-profit organization that promotes scientific and medical research for healthier aging, honored Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS), Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Dr. Janet Woodcock of the Food and Drug Administration with awards for advancing healthy aging through research.

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The Alliance for Aging Research (The Alliance) and the Brain Resource Company (BRC), announced a new partnership to promote education and research in brain health.


Senators Bayh and Hatch, and Nobel Laureate Robert Fogel Honored by the Alliance for Aging Research at 20th Anniversary Awards Dinner

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In Pursuit of the 'Longevity Dividend'

Date: September 12th, 2006

Prominent Scientists Call for Policymakers to Invest in Research to Gain a "Longevity Dividend"

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Alliance for Aging Research almanac underscores human and economic impact of chronic diseases on our aging nation.


It is with great disappointment that the Alliance for Aging Research announces the revocation of the Indispensable Person of the Year Award bestowed upon Dr. Hwang Woo-Suk at the Alliance’s Annual Bi Partisan Congressional Award’s Dinner last September 13.

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The Alliance for Aging Research and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) yesterday honored Florence Stephenson Mahoney (1899-2002), one of the nation’s foremost advocates for health research and a pioneer in the development of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), by dedicating a large open-air courtyard of the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center in her name.

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U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R-TX), Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), and Medicare Administrator, Dr. Mark McClellan were saluted  for their support of medical research towards healthier aging at the Eleventh Annual Alliance for Aging Research Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner.

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Do You Know Your Life-Expectancy!?

Date: February 24th, 2004

The newly updated “Living To 100” calculator can help still more people be at least centenarian-like and live well into their older years spending the majority of their lives in good health, according to the Alliance for Aging Research. 

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Alliance for Aging Research issues a revealing report showing how systematic bias against the elderly hurts older patients in America. 


Alliance releases survey on health expectations of Ohioans.


Pennsylvanians have great expectations to live long, healthy lives, according to a survey released  by the not for profit Alliance for Aging Research.


Senator Lincoln, Congressman Tauzin to Receive Public Service Awards in Aging Research

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