Updates

April 6, 2018

The Chairman’s Blog: The Value of AHRQ

The recent tug-of-war between the White House and Congress over the Federal Budget included a recurring attack on a small…
March 5, 2018

National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Kickoff Event Recap

February 22 was National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day! This year, we celebrated at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute during…
February 20, 2018

A Q & A with Prof. Pieter Kappetein from Medtronic

This Thursday is National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. One of the sponsors of the day is Medtronic. We invite you…
January 19, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What Does It Mean for Older Adults?

Last month, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed the U.S. Congress. This legislation represents the most sweeping change in…
December 21, 2017

Dr. Gerard Karsenty on Bone Biology and Its Effect on Aging

In this latest edition of the Healthspan Expert Q & A, we speak with Dr. Gerard Karsenty, the Paul A. Marks M.D., professor and chair of the department of Genetics and Development at Columbia University Medical Center about his research into bone biology and its effect on aging.
December 20, 2017

HROTW: Learn about Age-Related Macular Degeneration in 60 Seconds

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re raising awareness about age-related macular degeneration in just 60 seconds! AMD is a…
December 19, 2017

Q & A with Stem Cell Expert Dr. Sean Morrison

Aging research expert Dr. Sean Morrison recently gave a talk at the National Institutes of Health on the aging of…
December 4, 2017

Preventing the Flu: A Q & A with Dr. William Schaffner

It’s flu season! To kick off National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) and to help you learn more about how to prevent the flu, we talk with William Schaffner, M.D., medical director at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for his expert insights. 
December 1, 2017

A Recap of the Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease Conference

Last month, the Clinical Trials for Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD) conference was held in Boston. Phyllis Greenberger, Senior Vice President of Science & Health Policy, HealthyWomen, shares her experiences at the conference.
November 7, 2017

An Update on the Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease Conference

Last week was the Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD) conference in Boston. The Alliance's Missy Jenkins and Ryne Carney were in attendance, as were those from various other organizations. We are pleased to present a post from Eric Sokol, vice president, Public Policy, the Alzheimer’s Foundation, about some of the highlights from the conference.