Press Releases

Washington, DC – The agreement reached between the House and Senate on a massive Fiscal Year 2016 omnibus spending package includes an increase of $350 million for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for Alzheimer’s and dementia research.  

Washington, DC – Following is a statement by Trish and George Vradenburg, founders of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, on Diane Rehm’s announcement that she will retire as the host of “The Diane Rehm Show” in 2016.

“Congratulations to our dear friend. Diane has been must-listen-radio for millions of us. Her keen insights, passion and ability to probe beyond the headlines has deepened our understanding of our world and ourselves.”

Washington, DC – George and Trish Vradenburg, co-founders of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, will receive the prestigious Gordon and Llura Gund Leadership Award from Research!America in recognition of their work to advance solutions to the Alzheimer’s crisis. The annual Research!America Advocacy Awards honor outstanding advocates for research whose achievements in their fields have brought hope to patients worldwide.

Unprecedented partnership to raise awareness of women’s brain health challenges and significantly expand funding for sex-based brain health research 

Becomes the newest member of a growing coalition to advance innovation and solutions in Alzheimer’s

Washington, DC – The Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer’s Disease (CEOi) today announced that Axovant Sciences will join the CEOi as part of its ongoing effort to advance innovations and solutions in Alzheimer’s drug development and care delivery. 


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