Category: Alliance Initiatives (Page 2)

May 4, 2021

Alliance Submits Testimony for Energy & Commerce Committee Hearing on Prescription Drug Costs

On May 4, 2021, the House Committee on Energy & Commerce held a hearing entitled “Negotiating a Better Deal: Legislation…
April 22, 2021

New Analysis Shows International Reference Drug Pricing Would Have a Catastrophic Impact on Alzheimer’s Disease Research

The number of Americans aged 65 and older with Alzheimer´s disease (AD) is expected to more than double from 6.2…
February 16, 2021

Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day is February 22!

February 22 is the annual Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day! This year marks five years since the Alliance…
February 4, 2021

A Special New Year’s Message from Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin

What does 2021 have in store for the Alliance for Aging Research and older adults in general? Alliance President and…
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 17, 2020

Blog: Talk NERDY to Me Program Trains Patient Advocates

Last month, the Alliance for Aging Research’s Talk NERDY (Nurturing Engagement in Research and Development with You) to Me…
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…
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…
July 9, 2020

Chairman’s Blog: Introducing Project PAUSE

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. In May, I used this space to talk…
May 26, 2020

Advocacy Groups Send Letter to CMMI on Part D Demonstration

On May 22, 2020, the Alliance for Aging Research and 26 other patient advocacy organizations wrote to the Centers for…