Press Releases & Statements (Page 12)

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Statement on FDA Draft Guidance for Alzheimer’s Drug Development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.
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.
November 5, 2012

Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions

One-Third of Surveyed Patients Report that Treatment Decision was Made Jointly with their Health Care Provider
July 19, 2012

Alliance for Aging Research Releases New Atrial Fibrillation Consensus and Survey; Results Show Less than 50% of Physicians Use Stroke Risk Assessment Tools Regularly

Expert Consensus Statement Recommends Process for Assessing Stroke and Bleeding Risk for Appropriate Anticoagulant Use
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  
March 9, 2012

Alliance Releases Updated Silver Book on Vision Loss

On March 7, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) joined with the Alliance for Aging Research (AAR) and the glaucoma community in releasing The Silver Book®: Vision Loss Volume II.
February 7, 2012

Alliance Applauds Obama Administration’s Committment to Alzheimer’s

The Alliance for Aging Research applauds the Obama Administration for reprogramming $50 million from the current budget to Alzheimer’s disease and pledging an additional $80 million for Alzheimer’s research in the next budget cycle.
February 1, 2012

Ready for Prime Time

Thought Experiment: Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease are ready for widespread use in clinical trials.
January 5, 2012

Cynthia Bens Featured for Patient Advocacy Work

The Coalition for Imaging & Bioengineering Research (CIBR) ran a story in their Patient Advocate Group (PAG) Spotlight newsletter, titled "Patient Advocate Leader Cynthia Bens Attends RSNA 2011 as Guest of the Coalition for Inaging & Bioengineering Research (CIBR)."
January 4, 2012

Use Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials

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