Press Releases

Washington, DC (December 19, 2017) – George Vradenburg, co-founder and Chairman of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, made the following statement in reaction to the federal government, including the CDC, embracing diversity in the race to cure Alzheimer's.

"UsAgainstAlzheimer's knows it will take diverse and inclusive approaches to address the growing impact of Alzheimer's on women and communities of color. 

UsA2 to play key role in minority outreach and recruitment hub

Washington, DC (December 13, 2017) – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded up to $70 million to build a nationwide infrastructure that would accelerate and expand the development of techniques to treat Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

A media briefing will be held today, Monday, December 4, at 2:00pm EST with Alzheimer’s leaders and representatives of the millennial community. Click here to participate in the live audio stream or dial 877-229-8493, ID code: 117056.

Embargoed until Monday, December 4, 2017 at 2:30 EST

One out of six dementia caregivers is a millennial, and the need for care is on rise

Press Conference Call, Monday, December 4 at 2:00pm EST

Washington, DC (November 15, 2017) – The RAND Corporation issued a report today indicating that the U.S. health care system is not prepared to handle the expected large number of patients if additional Alzheimer’s therapies become available in the next several years. 


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