Press Releases (Page 4)

March 22, 2017

Statement on Congressional Action to Reauthorize the FDA’s Prescription Drug and Medical Device User Fee Programs

Alliance for Aging Research Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens issued the following statement regarding congressional action taken this week to begin consideration of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) prescription drug and medical device user fee programs.
March 16, 2017

Alliance for Aging Research Statement on President Trump’s FY 2018 Budget Blueprint

Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued a statement in response to President Trump’s fiscal year (FY) 2018 Budget Blueprint released today:
March 10, 2017

Alliance for Aging Research, Relevate Health Group Partner to Raise Awareness about Deep Vein Thrombosis, Venous Thromboembolism

The Alliance for Aging Research is partnering with Relevate Health Group® to raise awareness about deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and venous thromboembolism (VTE) in honor of Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month in March and World Thrombosis Day on October 13.
March 9, 2017

Alliance for Aging Research Statement on The American Health Care Act

Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued a statement regarding the markup of the American Health Care Act by the Committee on Ways and Means and the Energy and Commerce Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.
February 22, 2017

First-Ever Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Puts Condition in National Spotlight

The first-ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day is being celebrated throughout the country today, as organizations, advocates, and individuals join together to increase recognition about the risks of heart valve disease (HVD) and improve detection and treatment access to ultimately save lives.
January 19, 2017

Alliance and 90+ Organizations Urge Senate Committee Chairs to Safeguard U.S. Vaccine Policy during Price Confirmation Process

The Alliance has joined with more than 90 national organizations in urging the Senate to ensure Secretary of HHS nominee Tom Price, M.D., is committed to protecting U.S. citizens from vaccine preventable diseases.
January 4, 2017

First-Ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Set for February 22, 2017

Today, the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) announced that February 22, 2017, will serve as the first-ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day, with annual observances to follow. In addition, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has listed this new awareness day and an accompanying toolkit on its National Health Observances Calendar (NHO).
December 2, 2016

AIM Coalition Meeting Spotlights Sarcopenia Research Advances

The Aging in Motion (AIM) Coalition hosted its second annual meeting with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) leaders and leading scientists, industry representatives, and advocates to discuss developments and advances in clinical research and treatment of sarcopenia in Bethesda, Md.
November 16, 2016

Experts Explore Federal Agency Collaborations to Close Alzheimer’s Disease Research Gaps at ACT-AD Coalition Annual Meeting

Today, senior representatives from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) joined with advocates, federal colleagues, researchers, and industry to explore collaborations for advancing the most up-to-date knowledge in Alzheimer’s disease research. 
October 27, 2016

Alliance for Aging Research Approved for a Eugene Washington Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) announced today that it has been approved for a $250,000 Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award to create a first-ever Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network (SP&FCN) by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).