Category: National Institutes Of Health (Page 6)

April 16, 2015

NIH Puts Focus on Alzheimer’s

Over the last couple of weeks, the National Institutes of Health has shared several updates about its work surrounding Alzheimer's disease and dementia. 
March 27, 2015

FY16 AFib Appropriations Sign-On Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed onto a letter requesting the National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and other relevant NIH agencies, institutes, and offices provide technical assistance and otherwise support an effort to improve prevention of AFib-related stroke in older persons.
March 20, 2015

New Video on the History of the Alliance

The Alliance for Aging Research has just released a new video chronicling the first three decades of our organization.
March 16, 2015

A Bleak Future for American Medical Research…Unless We Act Now

Alliance Founder Dan Perry on the current state of medical research in the U.S.
February 12, 2015

Matching the Needs of Patients with Those of Our Federal Health Agencies

On Tuesday, the Alliance for Aging Research responded to the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee 21st Century Cures Initiative and its recently released discussion draft.
January 22, 2015

We Are More Alike Than We Realize

Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin gives comments on precision medicine, MHS.
January 15, 2015

Healthspan Explained in Four Points and Six Minutes

Here is a series of short videos that communicates why we believe the extension of healthspan is such an important priority.
December 10, 2014

Geroscience and the Links Between Aging and Chronic Disease

The journal Cell recently published an article titled “Geroscience: Linking Aging to Chronic Disease.” It was authored by some of the leading lights in the field of geroscience.
October 30, 2014

Letter to President Obama: More Funding Needed for Aging Research at NIH

The Friends of the National Institute on Aging has sent a letter to President Obama requesting an increase of $500 million to support biomedical, behavioral and social sciences aging research efforts at the National Institutes of Health for fiscal year 2016.
September 3, 2014

Rally for Medical Research Is September 18

We wanted to share news about an important event taking place on Capitol Hill on September 18, 2014.