Press Releases & Statements (Page 6)

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). 
October 13, 2016

Press Kit for Take a Closer Look at AMD Campaign

This is the press kit for the Alliance for Aging Research's Take a Closer Look at AMD campaign.
October 13, 2016

Age-Related Macular Degeneration a Leading Cause of Blindness for Older Adults

Today, on World Sight Day, the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance), in partnership with the BrightFocus Foundation, has launched an educational awareness campaign aimed at getting older adults and their caregivers to “Take a Closer Look at AMD.”
September 20, 2016

Alliance for Aging Research Celebrates 30 Years at Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner

Today the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) celebrates 30 years of advancing science and enhancing lives as it honors Sen. Bill Cassidy, M.D., Rep. Maxine Waters, Laura L. Carstensen, Ph.D., fand Robert Temple, M.D., fat its 23rd Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner.
September 8, 2016

Alliance for Aging Research Commits to Celebrating a Year Without a Stroke

Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month campaign highlights the risks associated with AFib and encourages doctors and patients to take steps toward preventing strokes. 
August 31, 2016

Americans Lack Awareness about Heart Valve Disease, New Public Opinion Surveys Find

New public opinion surveys released today by the nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research show that public awareness about heart valve disease (HVD) in the U.S. is alarmingly low.