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September 17, 2014

Rally for Medical Research

On September 18, 2014, a broad coalition of groups from the medical research advocacy community will meet with House and Senate offices in Washington, D.C., to urge Congress to make funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) a national priority. Join the Rally for Medical Research Hill Day to raise awareness during a critical time about the urgent need for an increased investment in the NIH to improve health, spur more progress, inspire more hope and save more lives.
September 16, 2014

The Impact of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Policy Driven Solutions to Improve Prevention and Treatment

The Alliance for Aging Research will convene a one-day meeting in Washington, D.C. on September 16, 2014 for leaders of organizations that represent the interests of older consumers and those who care for the aging population.
July 29, 2014

The Healthspan Imperative Premiere

The Alliance for Aging Research invites you to attend the premiere of The Healthspan Imperative, a film about our next great national priority.
July 16, 2014

Enhancing the Development and Use of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Drug Development

The Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution presents "Enhancing the Development and Use of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Drug Development." The Alliance's Vice President of Public Policy, Cynthia Bens, will serve as a panelist during the first session of the workshop, "Experience with the FDA Guidance on PROs: Evidentiary Standards." 
June 25, 2014

Regulatory Transformation: As Alzheimer’s Disease Science, Research and Advocacy Move Toward Earlier Detection and Intervention, How Will Researchers Adapt to this Evolution?

In order to identify the appropriate clinical trial endpoints – those which demonstrate clinical meaningfulness of treatment effects in the earlier stages of disease – a robust dialogue between researchers, regulators, patients, and caregivers must take place. In this session, a panel of notable researchers, informed advocates, and regulatory experts will present an overview of the current paradigm, discuss the anticipated challenges as research focuses earlier, and debate future requirements.
June 18, 2014

3rd Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit

The Alliance for Aging Research is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the the third annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit. At the Summit, Prevent Blindness will release a new report projecting the potential burden and economic impact of vision problems into the future.
June 6, 2014

Aging Research at the National Institute on Aging (NIA): Live Long and Prosper (House Briefing)

Please join the Friends of the National Institute on Aging (FoNIA)—a coalition of more than 50 academic, patient-centered and non-profit organizations that supports the research and training missions of the NIA—for an hour-long briefing to learn about the groundbreaking research and educational efforts of the NIA. There will also be an informative discussion of NIA’s funding by leading advocacy organizations.
May 30, 2014

43rd Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association

The American Aging Association with the Alliance for Aging Research presents Slowing Aging: Signaling, Stress Resistance, Stem Cells, and Small Molecules, Insights from Old and New Models with "The Role of Mitochondria in Aging" Pre-Meeting. 
April 24, 2014

A Quick Look at Alzheimer’s: Pocket Film Screening & Reception

Join the Alliance for Aging Research as we screen five short films written and directed by David Shenk, the author of The Forgetting.
December 4, 2013

The Silver Book: Vaccines – Hill Release Event

Join the Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, as we discuss the latest volume of the Alliance's Silver Book®: Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation, which shines the spotlight on the human and economic burden of infectious diseases, and explores the value of vaccines in reducing these burdens.