Press Releases & Statements (Page 4)

September 26, 2017

Alliance for Aging Research Honors Heroes in Health at 24th Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner

The Alliance for Aging Research honors Senator Tom Carper (DE), Senator Shelley Moore Capito (WV), Nobel Prize-winning scientist Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D., University of California, Elissa Epel, Ph.D, University of California, San Francisco, and former United States Congressman Tony Coelho at its 24th Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner.
September 12, 2017

Missy Jenkins Joins Alliance for Aging Research as Vice President of Public Policy

Today the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) is pleased to announce that respected policy expert Ellen Dunbar “Missy” Jenkins has joined the organization as its new vice president of public policy. 
August 3, 2017

Alliance Statement on the U.S. Senate’s Passage of the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017

The Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) issued a statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s passage of the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017.
June 23, 2017

Statement in Support of House Hearing, ‘Examining Ethical Responsibilities Regarding Attorney Advertising’

Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued the following statement in support of a June 23, 2017, hearing being held by the United States House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, titled “Examining Ethical Responsibilities Regarding Attorney Advertising."
June 22, 2017

Alliance-Led Sign-On Letter Opposes Per Capita Caps, Stresses Their Impact on Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

The Alliance and more than 30 other organizations sent a sign-on letter urging U.S. Senate leadership "to support, and build upon, existing state Medicaid expansion."
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).