Updates (Page 7)

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.
March 27, 2017

Join FDA’s PFDD Meeting on Sarcopenia, April 6

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking people with sarcopenia to share their comments at a public meeting on Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) for Sarcopenia on April 6, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST.   
March 24, 2017

ACT-AD Coalition’s Webinar on Symptomatic Relief for Alzheimer’s Available Now

On March 15, the Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease (ACT-AD) Coalition hosted a webinar on symptomatic relief for Alzheimer's disease. An archived video of the webinar is now available. 
March 20, 2017

Learn About Safe OTC Usage During National Poison Prevention Week

It's National Poison Prevention Week! Learn how you can safely use over-the-counter pain medications.
March 17, 2017

A Q & A with Dr. Clifford Rosen on Osteoporosis, Aging, and His Love of Running

Clifford J. Rosen, M.D., is senior scientist and director, Center for Clinical & Translational Research, at the…
March 17, 2017

10 Things to Know About VTE

It's Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month! Here are ten things you should know about venous thromboembolism.