Category: Access to Breakthroughs (Page 5)

May 23, 2014

CER for More Patient-Centered Care

There is increasing emphasis on shaping a system that makes optimal patient outcomes a priority. The Alliance has been paying close attention to Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) initial work to provide information on which treatments and technologies deliver the best results. 
September 17, 2013

One Year Later: FDASIA and its Impact for Diseases of Aging

Join us for One Year Later: FDASIA and its Impact for Diseases of Aging.
September 12, 2013

Alliance for Aging Research to Honor Martha Stewart and Other Notables at 20th Annual Bi-Partisan Congressional Awards Dinner

The Alliance honored Martha Stewart along with other notables at the 20th Annual Awards Dinner.
February 20, 2013

Growing Burden of Persistent Pain Calls for More Medical Innovation

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.
June 1, 2012

Translating Innovation to Impact: Pre-reads

On June 28, 2012 the Alliance for Aging Research and its project partner the U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA), convened Translating Innovation to Impact, a one-day working meeting to review the state of research into evidence-based interventions to help people with Alzheimer’s remain healthy and independent in the community while reducing the stress on their caregivers. This document provides the agenda and pre-reads for that important meeting.
March 14, 2012

Scientists Boosting Device Reliability by Decreasing Consumption

Ask a patient with an implantable medical device what they hope to get out of their device, and they’ll likely say reliability, small size and longevity. Unfortunately, according to a report by the Community Report Development Information Service (CORDIS) of the European Commission, implantable medical devices face a fundamental flaw; the more complex they become, the more power they consume, and the more prone they are to failure. 
January 4, 2012

Use Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials

Use biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease clinical trials, says expert group.
August 22, 2008

Test Your Techno Tolerance

How do you feel about genetic engineering? What’s your position on stem cell research? Is it ok for us to invest technology that could make us immortal? What kind of restrictions should be placed on our use of technology? Are you a neo-luddite? Transhumanist?
July 17, 2007

Alliance Commends Senate Committee for Increase in FDA Funding

The Alliance for Aging Research today commends the Senate Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee for including a $186 million increase for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in its Fiscal Year 2008 appropriations bill.