Category: Access to Breakthroughs (Page 4)

June 24, 2015

Three Things to Know about Alzheimer’s Disease

We want to share three facts you should know about Alzheimer's disease; facts that are both sobering and encouraging.
June 22, 2015

Letter to Senate Finance Committee Regarding Multiple Chronic Condition Legislation

This is a letter from the Alliance to the Senate Finance Committee applauding its "commitment to improving care for people living with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) and appreciate the opportunity to assist the Senate Finance Committee in developing comprehensive MCC legislation."
May 18, 2015

Letter to DeGette and Upton on 21st Century Cures Bill

This letter is from the Alliance to Rep. Fred Upton and Rep. Diana DeGette applauding their work around the 21st Century Cures bill.
May 15, 2015

ACT-AD Letter to DeGette and Upton Re: 21st Century Cures

This letter is from the ACT-AD Coalition to Rep. Fred Upton and Rep. Diana DeGette applauding their work around the 21st Century Cures bill.
May 5, 2015

NIA Seeks Volunteers for Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials

Right now across the U.S. there are more than 150 Alzheimer’s disease and related clinical trials being conducted.
April 29, 2015

Letter on Funding for NHSN, Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative, and AMD Initiative

This letter to Sen. Thad Cochran, Sen. Barbara Mikulski,  Rep. Harold Rogers, and Rep. Nita Lowey from various organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, requests "$32 million for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and the Prevention Epicenters Program; $264 million for CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative; and ask for your continued support of the Advanced Molecular Detection (AMD) Initiative at $30 million in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. " 
January 22, 2015

We Are More Alike Than We Realize

Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin gives comments on precision medicine, MHS.
December 15, 2014

Alliance Submits Suggestions for NIA’s Aging Well in the 21st Century

The National Institute on Aging recently put out a call for comments and ideas for a draft of its strategic directions document, Aging Well in the 21st Century.
September 26, 2014

Superbugs and Seniors

The Alliance for Aging Research was fortunate enough to host an amazing group of leaders from the fields of aging, infectious disease, health care and government to discuss the disproportionate impact of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) on older adults.
June 9, 2014

Capitol Hill Briefings Lend Insights into Aging Research at the NIA

The Friends of the NIA, a coalition led by the Alliance for Aging Research, hosted two briefings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on the National Institute on Aging and its aging research efforts.