Press Releases & Statements (Page 16)

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.
July 1, 2009

Alliance Applauds Nomination of Collins to be NIH Director

Daniel Perry, executive director of the not-for-profit Alliance for Aging Research, issued a statement applauding the nomination of Dr. Collins.
June 1, 2009

Alliance Supports Collaboration to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

The Alliance for Aging Research Applauds Proposed Legislative Compromise between Lawmakers and Pharmaceutical Companies
May 1, 2009

Alliance Urges Congress to Follow Schrader’s Suit

On Tuesday, Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR), joined fellow New Democrat colleagues Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA), in introducing the Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Act of 2009 (H.R. 2502). Daniel Perry, executive director of the Alliance for Aging Research, released a statement in support of this new, patient-centered CER legislation
May 1, 2009

2009 Task Force on Aging Research Funding

Calls for at least a 7% increase in NIH funding for FY 2010
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 8, 2008

Alliance Launches Aortic Stenosis Awareness Campaign

Survey Reveals Doctors, Patients Lack Information about Heart Condition
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. 
August 4, 2008

New Resource Focuses on the Growing Burden of Osteoporosis

The Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), released a new volume of The Silver Book®: Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation.
July 9, 2008

Experts Call for New Research Focus

Experts Call for New Research Focus to Slow Aging and Extend Healthy Life