Press Releases

The following are official statements issued by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s in response to major national policy actions, industry events, breaking news, or organizational achievements. Please see the UsAgainstAlzheimer’s press kit page for additional information. For media requests, please contact Jon Summers at jsummers@usagainstalzheimers.org.

  • January 20, 2023

    UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Statement on FDA Complete Response Letter for Donanemab

    Washington, D.C. (January 19, 2023) – UsAgainstAlzheimer’s chief operating officer Russ Paulsen issued...

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  • January 06, 2023

    Alzheimer's Patients and Caregivers Celebrate FDA Approval of Lecanemab

    Washington, D.C. (January 6, 2022) – Millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s...

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  • December 23, 2022

    Congress Delivers Major Wins for Alzheimer’s Patients

     Alzheimer’s patients, caregivers, and advocates secured major wins in the end-of-year budget...

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  • December 01, 2022

    Gantenerumab Trial Results Reinforce Need for Continued Research and Treatment-Specific Regulation

    Yesterday, at the Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD) conference, researchers ...

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  • November 30, 2022

    Lecanemab Trial Data Gives Hope to Alzheimer’s Community

    Washington, DC (November 29, 2022) – Promising new data released today...

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  • November 21, 2022

    Faith in Action Campaign Launches to Promote Brain Health Among Black Americans

    Faith in Action Campaign Launches to Promote Brain Health Among Black American

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  • November 15, 2022

    Treatment Momentum Must Continue Despite Disappointing Trial Data

    Significant progress continues to be made in the effort to treat people...

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  • October 20, 2022

    Sen. Collins, Rep. Eshoo Decry Medicare Coverage Rejection of Alzheimer’s Drugs

    During UsAgainstAlzheimer’s 2022 National Summit, members of Congress, scientists, and other...

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  • October 05, 2022

    New Bipartisan Bill would Prevent CMS from Denying Coverage for Entire Classes of Drugs

    Following the unconscionable and historic decision by the Centers for Medicare and...

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Place & Brain Health Equity: Understanding the County-Level Impacts of Alzheimer’s

The effects of where people live, and the social determinants of health are under-recognized and under-appreciated in our national response to effectively treat and prevent Alzheimer's. This report found that deep social inequities exist in countries highly impacted by Alzheimer's among Latinos and Blacks.