Press Releases

Washington, DC – George Vradenburg, founder and chairman of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2), released the following statement in support of Hillary Clinton’s plan to effectively treat, prevent and cure Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. 

“This has been a very important week for Alzheimer’s, beginning with the historic bipartisan Congressional increase in Alzheimer’s funding to $936 million per year signed into law by President Obama.  And, today, Hillary Clinton’s plan.

European, North American and Asian leaders from industry, government, science and advocacy convene in Lausanne for critical discussions

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.


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