Press Releases & Statements connected to "Geroscience"

September 26, 2017

Alliance for Aging Research Honors Heroes in Health at 24th Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner

The Alliance for Aging Research honors Senator Tom Carper (DE), Senator Shelley Moore Capito (WV), Nobel Prize-winning scientist Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D., University of California, Elissa Epel, Ph.D, University of California, San Francisco, and former United States Congressman Tony Coelho at its 24th Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner.
May 10, 2017

Seniors Are Benefiting from Improved Clinical Care, But Face Economic Barriers to Better Health

America’s seniors are seeing improvements in clinical care but are facing significant economic barriers to better health, according to the key findings from United Health Foundation’s fifth annual America’s Health Rankings Senior Report.
January 19, 2017

Alliance and 90+ Organizations Urge Senate Committee Chairs to Safeguard U.S. Vaccine Policy during Price Confirmation Process

The Alliance has joined with more than 90 national organizations in urging the Senate to ensure Secretary of HHS nominee Tom Price, M.D., is committed to protecting U.S. citizens from vaccine preventable diseases.
October 27, 2016

Alliance for Aging Research Approved for a Eugene Washington Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) announced today that it has been approved for a $250,000 Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award to create a first-ever Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network (SP&FCN) by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). 
September 20, 2016

Alliance for Aging Research Celebrates 30 Years at Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner

Today the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) celebrates 30 years of advancing science and enhancing lives as it honors Sen. Bill Cassidy, M.D., Rep. Maxine Waters, Laura L. Carstensen, Ph.D., fand Robert Temple, M.D., fat its 23rd Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner.
March 7, 2016

Press Kit for the Nutrition and Healthy Aging ‘Pocket Films’

This is the press kit for the nutrition and healthy aging "pocket film" series.
January 19, 2016

Alliance Announces James E. Eden as Chair of Its Board of Directors

The nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research announces the appointments of James E. Eden, Ed.D., as chair and James G. Scott as the new vice chair of its Board of Directors.
September 29, 2015

Alliance for Aging Research Celebrates Healthy Aging at Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner

Nonprofit Organization Honors Sen. Kelly Ayotte, Rep. Diana DeGette, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., and Scott Simon
July 14, 2015

Dan Perry Releases Statement on Rep. Alan Grayson

Dan Perry, founder and board member of the Alliance for Aging Research, released a statement on July 14, 2015, in response to questions regarding Alan Grayson’s involvement with our organization.
May 18, 2015

New Volume on Cancer’s Impact and Advances in Its Research to Be Introduced at Capitol Hill Briefing

The Silver Book®: Cancer volume and factsheet debuts at a Capitol Hill briefing.
March 19, 2015

Alliance for Aging Research Founder Dan Perry Retires from Organization

The founder of the nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research, Dan Perry, retired today from the organization.
September 29, 2014

Alliance for Aging Research Honors Champions of Healthy Aging at Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner

Honorees Include Sen. Bill Nelson, Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., Jay Walker and J. Craig Venter
August 7, 2014

New Film The Healthspan Imperative Draws Awareness to the Issue of the Aging of the American Population

Martha Stewart-Narrated Film Features Insights from Leading Aging Research Experts
October 29, 2013

Organizations Applaud Focus on Tackling Diseases of Aging

The Alliance for Aging Research and The Gerontological Society of America applaud Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) for convening a Senate Special Committee on Aging roundtable to explore how as a nation we can break down research silos and strategically tackle aging as a major risk factor for chronic disease.
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.
August 8, 2013

2013 MetLife Foundation Silver Scholar Award® Recipient Announced

Alliance for Aging Research Announces that Dr. David Wise from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, will Receive Award for Innovative Research on Healthy Aging
July 3, 2013

Alliance Announces Partnership with American Aging Association

The Alliance for Aging Research and the American Aging Association today announced a strategic alliance to share resources drawing greater attention to promising research to slow, prevent and cure the diseases of aging.
June 26, 2013

New Silver Book Website: Now Easier to Access the Latest Facts on Chronic Disease

The Alliance for Aging Research is excited to announce the launch of the newly re-designed www.silverbook.org.
April 16, 2013

Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors Names Susan Peschin as Chief Executive Officer

Susan Peschin brings a wealth of experience and knowledge after serving 20 years in health policy and government relations management, most recently as the Alliance’s COO. 
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.
December 12, 2012

Teleconference explains ways to reduce Medicare costs

The most effective way to slow Medicare spending is to reduce the cases of preventable chronic conditions and incorporate evidence-based care coordination into the traditional Medicare program.
June 25, 2012

2012 MetLife Foundation Silver Scholar Award® Recipient Announced

Dr. Linda Fried, Dean of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, Receives Award for Innovative Research on Healthy Aging  
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.
October 1, 2009

Alliance for Aging Research Allied Signal Award Winner wins Nobel Prize

Dr. Carol Greider of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD won a share of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Dr. Greider was credited for discovering a key mechanism in the genetic operations of cells, an insight that has inspired new lines of research into cancer.
October 13, 2008

Dr. Marie Bernard Departs Alliance Board to Accept Position at NIA

Concluding six years on the Board of Directors of the not-for-profit Alliance for Aging Research, Dr. Marie A. Bernard assumed new responsibilities this week as Deputy Director of the federal government’s National Institute on Aging.
October 1, 2008

Statement on the Death of the Honorable Paul G. Rogers

The Alliance for Aging Research is deeply saddened by the death of the Honorable Paul G. Rogers. Congressman Rogers was one of America’s most effective medical research advocates and will be greatly missed. 
July 9, 2008

Experts Call for New Research Focus

Experts Call for New Research Focus to Slow Aging and Extend Healthy Life
June 24, 2008

Alliance for Aging Research Recognizes Erik Fatemi

Award Honors Legacy of Health Research Advocate Florence S. Mahoney
June 13, 2008

Experts Call for Investing in Longevity Science

Alliance for Aging Research Offers New Podcasts on Web Site
September 27, 2007

Alliance Offers Online Resources for Healthy Aging and Longevity

New and Improved Website Spans Personal Health to Policy Issues
September 19, 2007

Alliance Honors Senators T. Cochran, K. Conrad, FDA’s J. Woodcock

The Alliance for Aging Research, a non-profit organization that promotes scientific and medical research for healthier aging, honored Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS), Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Dr. Janet Woodcock of the Food and Drug Administration with awards for advancing healthy aging through research.
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.
September 12, 2006

In Pursuit of the ‘Longevity Dividend’

Prominent Scientists Call for Policymakers to Invest in Research to Gain a "Longevity Dividend"
September 12, 2006

Alliance Bestows Awards at 20th Anniversary Dinner

Senators Bayh and Hatch, and Nobel Laureate Robert Fogel Honored by the Alliance for Aging Research at 20th Anniversary Awards Dinner
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.
January 20, 2006

The Alliance Revokes Hwang’s Indispensable Person of the Year Award

It is with great disappointment that the Alliance for Aging Research announces the revocation of the Indispensable Person of the Year Award bestowed upon Dr. Hwang Woo-Suk at the Alliance’s Annual Bi Partisan Congressional Award’s Dinner last September 13.
December 16, 2004

Health Leaders Gather To Honor Legendary Aging Research Advocate

The Alliance for Aging Research and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) yesterday honored Florence Stephenson Mahoney (1899-2002), one of the nation’s foremost advocates for health research and a pioneer in the development of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), by dedicating a large open-air courtyard of the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center in her name.
September 21, 2004

Hutchinson, Baucus, and McClellan to Receive Awards

U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R-TX), Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), and Medicare Administrator, Dr. Mark McClellan were saluted  for their support of medical research towards healthier aging at the Eleventh Annual Alliance for Aging Research Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner.
July 24, 2003

Alliance Website and Webzine Receive Awards

The Alliance for Aging Research Website and Webzine Receive Awards and High Praise for Quality Health Content
May 19, 2003

Alliance Exposes Widespread Ageism in U.S. Healthcare

Alliance for Aging Research issues a revealing report showing how systematic bias against the elderly hurts older patients in America. 
October 31, 2002

Ohio Press Release- Healthcare Expectations and Cost Survey

Alliance releases survey on health expectations of Ohioans.
October 31, 2002

Pennsylvania Press Release – Healthcare Expectations and Cost Survey

Pennsylvanians have great expectations to live long, healthy lives, according to a survey released  by the not for profit Alliance for Aging Research.
September 18, 2002

Senator Lincoln, Congressman Tauzin to Receive Public Service Awards

Senator Lincoln, Congressman Tauzin to Receive Public Service Awards in Aging Research