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London, England (February 25, 2016) –  Leaders from across the globe met in London on Tuesday and called on the World Dementia Council to put women as a priority item on their agenda. Convened by the Global Alliance on Women’s Brain Health, the meeting included leaders in Alzheimer’s and dementia from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and India. The action comes as the World Dementia Council convenes a two-day meeting in London beginning Wednesday.

Washington, DC – UsAgainstAlzheimer’s today applauded patient and caregiver advocate Mara Botonis and Alzheimer’s Tennessee’s Janice Wade-Whitehead for their recent participation in the the Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s Research Program (PRARP) sponsored by the Department of Defense.

Washington, DC – UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, an innovative non-profit organization demanding and delivering a solution to Alzheimer’s, expressed disappointment in the Administration’s FY 2017 Budget, which fails to provide the necessary resources for Alzheimer’s research to prevent and treat the disease by 2025, our national goal.

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2016 – NFL Broadcaster Solomon Wilcots is teaming with patient advocacy groups and Axovant Sciences Ltd.’s MINDSET study on an educational campaign about the importance of participation in clinical trials of new drugs for treating Alzheimer’s disease.

SAN FRANCISCO (Jan. 19, 2016) – Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation today announced a partnership with Internet-based Brain Health Registry, launched and led by researchers at UC San Francisco (UCSF), to grow its global registry of potential Alzheimer’s clinical trial candidates and accelerate a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. Through the partnership, Global Alzheimer’s Platform aims to add tens of thousands of new registry members by the third quarter of 2016, and learn how to most effectively grow membership as its global registry expands. The launch includes support from major medical institutions across the country, and a national public service announcement (PSA) campaign featuring TV stars Linda Gray and Samantha Harris and renowned author B. Smith.

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