Press Releases & Statements (Page 17)

June 8, 2011

Advocates: FDA deal with drug makers “opaque”

Consumer advocates are blasting the FDA for the process it has used to renegotiate the terms of the drug approval process following news that a deal has been reached with industry on proposed changes to the process.
April 25, 2011

MetLife Foundation Silver Scholar Award Recepients Announced

Economists Receive $75,000 for Work in Aging, Health Care, and Economics
March 23, 2011

Growing Burden of Thrombosis Calls for Medical Innovation

New Silver Book® Highlights Need for More Medical Research and Task Force
May 12, 2010

Alliance Releases The Silver Book®: Diabetes

New Resource Highlights the Growing Burden of Diabetes and Value of Medical Innovation
November 1, 2009

Aortic Stenosis Campaign Educates Patients and Physicians

Materials Raise Awareness and Encourage Physician-Patient Communication
November 1, 2009

Alliance Releases Latest Volume of The Silver Book®

Alliance Releases Latest Volume of The Silver Book Highlighting the Growing Burden of Neurological Disease and the Value of Medical Innovation
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