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Apr 29, 2019, 09:00 ET UsAgainstAlzheimer's Issues Call to Action: Make Annual Brain Health Check-up a Part of Routine Care

UsAgainstAlzheimer's (UsA2) today released a call to action via a new paper, Creating an Optimal System of Brain Health Care in the United States....


Apr 10, 2019, 16:02 ET UsAgainstAlzheimer's Applauds the Bipartisan Introduction of the CHANGE Act, Critical Legislation to Promote Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

UsAgainstAlzheimer's today applauded the bipartisan, bicameral introduction of the CHANGE Act by Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Robert Menendez...


Mar 20, 2019, 20:28 ET Global Opinion Leaders from G20 Nations Urge Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Establish Aging, Lifelong Brain Health, and Dementia as Central Pillars of G20 Agenda

Today, leaders representing G20 nations convened at the second annual Alzheimer's Scientific Roundtable to call on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...


Mar 12, 2019, 19:51 ET New Survey of Individuals Affected by Alzheimer's Reveals Couples Don't Discuss Their Wishes Related to Having Another Relationship

UsAgainstAlzheimer's and the A-LIST today released findings for the It's Personal: National A-LIST Survey of Alzheimer's Couples survey, acquiring...


Oct 19, 2018, 12:03 ET UsAgainstAlzheimer's Announces Projects to Advance the National Strategy for Recruitment and Participation in Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Research

UsAgainstAlzheimer's announced two new projects to advance the recommendations of the National Strategy for Recruitment and Participation in...


May 23, 2018, 10:19 ET UsAgainstAlzheimer's to launch a first-of-its kind online community of people living with or at risk for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and caregivers to share insights with doctors, researchers, and regulators on What Matters Most

Already at over 6,000 members, the A-LIST is an authoritative 'patient voice' to inform product and clinical trial design, regulatory submissions,...


May 22, 2018, 10:55 ET UsAgainstAlzheimer's Statement on Alzheimer's Drug Development

UsAgainstAlzheimer's Chairman George Vradenburg today issued the following statement regarding the termination of clinical trial testing of the...


May 21, 2018, 10:12 ET UsAgainstAlzheimer's to Launch New Alzheimer's Disease Patient and Caregiver Engagement Initiative (AD PACE) to Provide Scientific Insights on What Matters Most to Patients & Caregivers to Inform Research and Improve Interventions

AD PACE is a ground-breaking, pre-competitive, patient and caregiver-led collaboration of industry, academics, government agencies and patient...


Apr 18, 2017, 10:50 ET UsAgainstAlzheimer's Mourns Passing of Adored and Inspirational Co-Founder and Vice-Chair Trish Vradenburg

UsAgainstAlzheimer's Co-Founder and Vice Chair Trish Vradenburg's unflinching spirit – her creativity and imagination, quick-witted humor, empathy,...


Nov 23, 2016, 02:55 ET Urgency for Critical Alzheimer's Disease Treatments Intensifies as Drug Pipeline Receives Setback

Following today's announcement that Eli Lilly's drug that would slow memory loss in people with mild cases of Alzheimer's disease failed Phase III...


Sep 21, 2016, 09:00 ET Proyecciones de Alzheimer en la Población Latina en los Estados Unidos Indica una Intensificación en la Crisis de la Salud Pública, con un Estimado de $2.35 Billones de Impacto Acumulado para el 2060

A menos que un avance médico sea descubierto que prevenga, cure o retrase la progresión de la enfermedad de Alzheimer, la incidencia y el costo de la ...


Sep 21, 2016, 09:00 ET Alzheimer's Projections for U.S. Latino Population Indicates Intensifying Public Health Crisis, with Estimated $2.35 Trillion Cumulative Impact by 2060

Unless a medical breakthrough is discovered that prevents, cures or slows the progression of Alzheimer's disease, the incidence and cost of...


May 12, 2016, 10:30 ET Jason Resendez, Director of UsAgainstAlzheimer's Latino Network, Appointed to AT&T's Advisory Panel on Access and Aging

Today, UsAgainstAlzheimer's announced that Jason Resendez, Director of UsAgainstAlzheimer's Latino Network and the LatinosAgainstAlzheimer's...


May 12, 2016, 10:30 ET Jason Resendez, Director de la Red Latina de UsAgainstAlzheimer's, elegido para el Panel de Consejo sobre Acceso y Vejez de AT&T

UsAgainstAlzheimer's anunció hoy que Jason Resendez, Director de la Red Latina de UsAgainstAlzheimer's y de la Coalición LatinosAgainstAlzheimer's,...


Mar 05, 2014, 04:00 ET USAgainstAlzheimer's: New Study Puts Annual Alzheimer's Deaths On Par With Cancer

Today, Neurology – the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology and a leading peer-reviewed publication - published a groundbreaking...


Oct 30, 2013, 10:00 ET Jeff Eller, Communications Strategist, Joins USAgainstAlzheimer's Board

USAgainstAlzheimer's today announced that Jeff Eller, chairman of Public Strategies, Inc. and former Deputy Assistant to the President and Director...


Oct 30, 2013, 10:00 ET Dr. Peter L. Levin, Blue Button Healthcare Innovator, Joins USAgainstAlzheimer's Network

The USAgainstAlzheimer's Network today announced that Dr. Peter L. Levin, developer of Blue Button personal health record technology during his role...


Apr 17, 2013, 10:00 ET WomenAgainstAlzheimer's Launches To Bring New Urgency To Ending Alzheimer's

USAgainstAlzheimer's—the national community and movement committed to stopping Alzheimer's by 2020—today launched WomenAgainstAlzheimer's...


Jun 19, 2012, 07:54 ET The Alzheimer's Challenge 2012 Announces Winner for Open Source Innovation; $300,000 in Total Prizes

The Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® Alzheimer's Initiative (www.geoffreybeene.com/alzheimers.html) today announced Team Ginger.io, of Cambridge,...


Dec 21, 2011, 12:15 ET Republican Candidates Make Fight Against Alzheimer's a National Priority

2012 Presidential Candidates are answering the calls from thousands of Alzheimer's disease advocates around the country asking leaders how they would ...