Events (Page 8)

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.  
November 7, 2013

The Silver Book: Vaccination – Fact Sheet Release Call

Join the Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, as we introduce our latest fact sheet in the Silver Book series.
October 30, 2013

NIH Geroscience Interest Group (GSIG) Summit

The summit will bring together scientific experts in the fields of aging biology and chronic disease from NIH Institutes and Centers, as well as leading academic institutions, to examine how aging itself contributes to disease and how advanced knowledge and successful translation of research has the potential to delay the main processes of aging and subsequently the onset of chronic diseases common in older individuals.
October 29, 2013

Senate Aging Comm. Roundtable: “Tackling Diseases of Aging”

“Tackling Diseases of Aging: Why Research Collaboration Matters” Members’ Roundtable