For the first time ever, the US government has adopted a national strategic plan to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. Dr. Ron Petersen, Chairman of the National Alzheimer’s Advisory Council on Research, Care and Services and Director of the Mayo Clinic’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center summarized what is in the National Plan and the first steps in its implementation. Click play to listen to a recording that took place on Thursday, May 24th.
We will not be able to find a cure for Alzheimer’s, until we understand what causes this horrible disease. Dr. Rudy Tanzi discussed what we know about the role of genetics and environment in Alzheimer’s and took questions from those on the call. Click play to listen to a recording of this hour-long teleconference that took place on Monday, April 16th.
This call was made possible by the generous donation of Jill Lesser, board member of USAgainstAlzheimer’s Network.
Understanding — and accelerating — the drug pipeline is crucial to efforts to stop Alzheimer’s, whether you are a policymaker, work in Alzheimer’s research or care, or are one of the thousands of grassroots advocates across the nation. Click play to listen to a recording of this call that took place on Tuesday, March 6th.
This call was made possible by the generous donation of Shawn Taylor, trustee of KPB Corporation, whose mother has Alzheimer’s and maternal grandparents died of this horrible disease.