A health group hopes to recruit up to 250,000 people for a registry available to academic and pharmaceutical companies that are conducting Alzheimer's prevention trials.

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Carol Burnett joins a cast of Hollywood stars in Los Angeles on Sept. 25 for a special ensemble reading of Act 1 of "Surviving Grace," an original play by comedy writer Trish Vradenburg (“Designing Women,” “Family Ties,” “Kate and Allie”), and co-founder of USAgainstAlzheimer’s -- a national advocacy organization committed to stopping Alzheimer’s by 2020.

How sequestration harms biomedical research and the need to revisit the funding structure of the National Institutes of Health (read more).   

Research funding


Trish Vradenbrug and other friends of USA2 featured on Alzheimer's Speaks Radio, Consumer Affairs explores the road ahead for Alzheimer's research, and a new multidisciplinary approach to Alzheimer's care in the UK (read more).


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Ramona resident Jamie Tyrone never envisioned herself lobbying Congress, producing celebrity-filled charity events and starting a nonprofit organization — but she never imagined being in the cross-hairs of Alzheimer’s disease either.

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