Press Releases & Statements connected to "ACT-AD"

March 20, 2019

Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey Results Highlighting Public Interest in Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease Early and Participating in Clinical Trials

New Survey Finds That Although Understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease is Limited to Personal Experience, Respondents Were Interested in…
June 22, 2017

Alliance-Led Sign-On Letter Opposes Per Capita Caps, Stresses Their Impact on Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

The Alliance and more than 30 other organizations sent a sign-on letter urging U.S. Senate leadership "to support, and build upon, existing state Medicaid expansion."
November 16, 2016

Experts Explore Federal Agency Collaborations to Close Alzheimer’s Disease Research Gaps at ACT-AD Coalition Annual Meeting

Today, senior representatives from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) joined with advocates, federal colleagues, researchers, and industry to explore collaborations for advancing the most up-to-date knowledge in Alzheimer’s disease research. 
September 16, 2015

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

ACT-AD Coalition Hosts Its Eighth Annual Meeting
May 13, 2013

Tweets Do Tell: Alzhemier’s Not a High Priority for Research Funding

An article by Cynthia Bens, Alliance vice president of public policy
February 7, 2013

Statement on FDA Draft Guidance for Alzheimer’s Drug Development

Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACT-AD) coalition released a statement in response to guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the development of drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease.
February 1, 2012

Ready for Prime Time

Thought Experiment: Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease are ready for widespread use in clinical trials.
January 4, 2012

Use Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials

Use biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease clinical trials, says expert group.
December 20, 2011

Alliance for Aging Research Announces New Science Advisors

The Alliance for Aging Research has added new members to its Science Advisory Board including a prominent bioethicist, a world-renowned neurologist, a Nobel Prize winner in economics, a leading longevity researcher, and the only cardiologist to receive all four major cardiovascular research awards.
November 8, 2011

Top Alzheimer’s Advocate to Join Alliance for Aging Research

Sue Peschin, a leading advocate for public policies supporting Alzheimer’s disease research and services for affected families, will join the Alliance for Aging Research beginning January 2012.
November 1, 2009

Alliance Releases Latest Volume of The Silver Book®

Alliance Releases Latest Volume of The Silver Book Highlighting the Growing Burden of Neurological Disease and the Value of Medical Innovation
March 12, 2008

New Tools Boost Alzheimer’s Awareness

Downloadable "pocket" films help increase public understanding of a 21st century epidemic.
December 19, 2006

Resolve to Work Out Your Brain in the New Year

Alliance for Aging Research offers 10 steps to brain fitness.
November 29, 2006

Alliance Unveils Resource for Family Caregivers of Alzheimer’s Patients

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month.
November 14, 2006

Individuals Encouraged to Learn More about Brain Health

The Alliance for Aging Research (the Alliance) and the Brain Resource Company (BRC) launched a brain health education program.
October 30, 2006

New Partnership to Promote Brain Health

The Alliance for Aging Research (The Alliance) and the Brain Resource Company (BRC), announced a new partnership to promote education and research in brain health.
April 27, 2006

Baby Boomer Attitudes on Alzheimer’s Disease

First Major Survey of Baby Boomer Attitudes on Alzheimer's Shows Fear About Their Own Future and Frustration Over Pace of New Drug Approvals
March 30, 2006

Public Doesn’t Realize How Vulnerable Seniors are to Chronic Diseases

Alliance for Aging Research almanac underscores human and economic impact of chronic diseases on our aging nation.