Category: FDA & Regulatory Policy (Page 5)

September 18, 2015

ACT-AD Coalition Holds Eighth Annual Meeting

On September 16 the ACT-AD (Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease) Coalition hosted its Eighth Annual FDA/Alzheimer’s Disease Allies Meeting in North Bethesda, Md.
September 16, 2015

Leading Experts Assess the Current State of Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutic Development

ACT-AD Coalition Hosts Its Eighth Annual Meeting
September 14, 2015

CMS Proposed LTCF Rule

The Alliance for Aging Research commented on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule changes regarding Infection Prevention and Control Programs (IPCP) in long-term care facilities (LTCFs). The Alliance recommended: A full implementation madate within two years of the final rule Mandating the CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) for surveillance of Healthcare Associated Infections by LTCFs CMS work directly with the CDC to outline specific programs that LTCFs should follow to fulfill mandates CMS should mandate the CDC's CORE Elements for Antibiotic Stewardship in LTCFs Contact information for an Infection Prevention and Control Officer (IPCO) be made publicly available for family members of LTCF patients CMS should provide language mandating the use of influenza vaccinations among direct-contact health care workers in LTCFs and set targets for vaccination rates
August 27, 2015

HROTW: Learn More about Vaccinations

Our Health Resource of the Week focuses on some of the ways you can learn about why vaccinations keep us safe, no matter what our age.  
July 16, 2015

Cynthia Bens Comments from MDUFA and PDUFA Meetings

Alliance Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens took part in two important meetings at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week.
July 14, 2015

Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin on Being at the White House Conference on Aging

Yesterday, the White House Conference on Aging was held in Washington, D.C. Our President and CEO Sue Peschin was among the individuals in attendance. 
July 10, 2015

Alliance Applauds Passage of 21st Century Cures Act in House

The Alliance for Aging Research has issued the following statement on the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, or H.R. 6, today in the U.S. House of Representatives.
June 30, 2015

Expert Robert Fielding on the Latest in Sarcopenia Research

To help you learn more about what's been going on in the sarcopenia research space, we are linking you to an interview with Roger A. Fielding, Ph.D.
June 12, 2015

The 21st Century Cures Act: A Critical Bill to Improve the Future of Medical Research in America

The 21st Century Cures Act represents a positive change in how American biomedical research will be conducted and streamlines the processes intended to deliver new medical cures and treatment to patients.
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.