Press Releases (Page 3)

June 7, 2017

Alliance Supports Retention of Dr. Francis Collins as NIH Director

Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's decision to retain Dr. Francis Collins as National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director.
May 23, 2017

Alliance Statement on FY 2018 White House Proposed Budget on NIH, FDA, CDC

Alliance President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued the following statement in response to the White House’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget.
May 10, 2017

Seniors Are Benefiting from Improved Clinical Care, But Face Economic Barriers to Better Health

America’s seniors are seeing improvements in clinical care but are facing significant economic barriers to better health, according to the key findings from United Health Foundation’s fifth annual America’s Health Rankings Senior Report.
May 3, 2017

New Educational Film Pay It Forward: Volunteering for a Clinical Trial Encourages Clinical Trial Enrollment

In honor of Clinical Trials Awareness Week, the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) has released a new animated “pocket film,” Pay it Forward: Volunteering for a Clinical Trial, to encourage clinical trial volunteerism. 
May 1, 2017

Alliance Supports Funding Increase for NIH in Congressional FY 2017 Spending Package

The Alliance for Aging Research’s President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has released the following statement in response to the Fiscal Year 2017 spending package released today, which provides $34.1 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
April 27, 2017

Alliance Thanks Senate HELP Committee for Advancing FDA Commissioner Nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb

Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued the following statement thanking Chairman Lamar Alexander and the U.S. Senate HELP Committee for advancing the nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb as U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner to the full Senate for a vote.
April 21, 2017

Alliance Statement in Support of the March for Science

Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) President and CEO, Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued the following statement in support of the April 22, 2017, March for Science.
April 4, 2017

Alliance’s Bens Offers Testimony on User Fee Programs before Senate HELP Committee

Today, the Alliance for Aging Research's (Alliance) Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens testifies before the U.S. Senate HELP Committee on reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) and the Medical Device User Fee Act (MDUFA).
April 3, 2017

Alliance Statement on Nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb for FDA Commissioner

Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued a statement in support of the nomination of Scott Gottlieb, M.D., to be commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
March 28, 2017

Alliance’s Bens Offers Testimony on MDUFA before House Committee

Today, the Alliance for Aging Research's Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens testifed before the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health, in regard to reauthorization of the Medical Device User Fee Act (MDUFA).