Updates (Page 6)

May 10, 2017

Alliance’s Peschin Presents at Reimagine Aging Conference in Baltimore

The Alliance’s President and CEO Sue Peschin joined a distinguished line up of speakers at the Reimagine AgingSenior Solutions Conference last week in Baltimore, Md. 
May 10, 2017

Are You Ready for the Health Care Costs of Retirement?

Are you ready for the health care costs of retirement? Find out.
May 5, 2017

Five Reasons You Should Participate in Clinical Trials

Clinical trials play a significant role in medical research and without volunteers, there would be no way to discover new cures or medical breakthroughs. We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 reasons you should participate in a clinical trial!
May 5, 2017

Celebrate Older Americans Month!

May is here, which means we're celebrating Older Americans Month! Learn about upcoming events and what we're doing at the Alliance!
May 4, 2017

New Pocket Film to Encourage Clinical Trial Participation

We’re excited to announce that we have a new film that highlights the importance of clinical trials and why people should participate in them!
April 22, 2017

Experts Gather at 2016 Advances in Geroscience Science Summit

  The Disease Drivers in Aging: 2016 Advances in Geroscience Summit brought together the nation’s top science experts, as well as various associated stakeholders, to the New York Academy of Sciences in New York City on April 13 and 14 for presentations and discussions about advances in the field of geroscience.
April 22, 2017

Dispose of Your Old Medications on April 29 for Take-Back Day

April 29 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day! Learn how you can properly dispose of unused medications and how to avoid misuse.
April 21, 2017

Tomorrow Is the March for Science

This Saturday, April 22, thousands of people will gather in the shadow of the Washington Monument to march for not just a cause, but in support of one of humanity’s most important endeavors: science.
April 20, 2017

Update on Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting on Sarcopenia

On April 6, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a public meeting on Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) for sarcopenia. The focus of the meeting was to obtain patient perspectives on “symptoms and the daily impacts of their condition, current approaches to treatment, and decision factors taken into account when selecting a treatment.”
April 3, 2017

Alliance’s Bens Will Testify on MDUFA and PDUFA Reauthorization

On April 4, the Alliance for Aging Research’s Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions about the reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act and the Medical Device User Fee Act. You can watch the hearing here.