Press Releases & Statements (Page 16)

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.
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.
October 17, 2011

Experts in Eye Care and Aging Call for Renewed Efforts in Glaucoma

Experts in Eye Care and Aging Call for Renewed Efforts in Glaucoma Detection and Management among Americans
August 29, 2011

Alliance Partners with AEVR on Briefing to Discuss Lifestyle and AMD

This briefing was held during International AMD Awareness Week 2011 and co-sponsored by the Alliance for Aging Research, the AMD Alliance International (AMDAI), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).