Category: Access to Breakthroughs

January 27, 2021

Alliance Submits Comments to CMS on Most Favored Nation Interim Final Rule

On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, the Alliance for Aging Research submitted a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare &…
January 20, 2021

Alliance for Aging Research Statement on CMS’ Final Coverage Determination for Mitral Valve Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair, or TEER 

Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, issued the following statement on the Centers for Medicare &…
January 14, 2021

Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Want COVID-19 Vaccination, Yet Gaps Visible by Race and Age

Nearly two-thirds of the public (63 percent) say they will “definitely” or “probably” get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to new…
December 23, 2020

National Groups Call on HHS and CMS to Release Final Coverage Decision Mitral Valve Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair, or TEER

Today the below national advocacy organizations submitted an official request to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Azar and…
December 2, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project Launches To Further Inclusion and Dialogue Around Potential COVID-19 Vaccines

Today, a group of more than 60 leading organizations representing patients, caregivers and families, diverse communities, health care workers, older…
November 20, 2020

Alliance for Aging Research Statement on White House “Most Favored Nation” Drug Pricing Rule

Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s…
September 21, 2020

National Groups Call on U.S. Federal Health Agency Leaders to Stand Strong for Science Over Politics in the Fight Against COVID-19

The Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) and 78 other national organizations representing patients, healthcare providers, and multi-stakeholder coalitions…
May 4, 2020

Alliance Submits Comments to U.S. Food & Drug Administration Regarding the Inclusion of Older Adults in Cancer Clinical Trials

On Monday, May 4, 2020, the Alliance submitted feedback to the FDA in response to a request for comments on…
March 17, 2020

Alliance for Aging Research Suggests Improvements to ClinicalTrials.gov

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest biomedical library and part of the National Institutes of Health, solicited…
May 5, 2017

Five Reasons You Should Participate in Clinical Trials

Clinical trials play a significant role in medical research and without volunteers, there would be no way to discover new cures or medical breakthroughs. We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 reasons you should participate in a clinical trial!