‘Not a tolerable situation’: Patient Groups Take Aim at CMS Over Alzheimer’s Coverage Decision

GAP President John Dwyer was quoted in Politico talking about the difficulty of having a diverse population pool in Alzheimer’s clinical trial, and how unlike that is to achieve if the CMS proposal is approved. Drugmakers and patient advocacy groups are waging a campaign to cast Medicare officials as villains after the program limited coverage […]

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Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation Announces First Private Alzheimer’s Clinical Research Site in Region with Highest Prevalence of Disease

Alzheimer’s World Directs Eyes on the Rio Grande Valley as Acclaimed Family Physician Opens New Facility in Rio Grande City with Highest Alzheimer’s Rate in the Country The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® (GAP) and Dr. Antonio Falcon celebrated the opening of El Faro Health & Therapeutics in Rio Grande City, TX on Saturday, marking a […]

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Renowned Father-Son Physician Duo to Bring First Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials to Rio Grande City

GAP-Net Site, El Faro Health and Therapeutics, was opened in Starr County, Texas led by Drs. Antonio and James Falcon. El Faro Health & Therapeutics will be the first private clinical research site in Starr County, TX. This groundbreaking initiative will bring critical Alzheimer’s-related research and care to a community that has been historically underrepresented […]

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Falcon: Clinical Trials to Focus on Alzheimer’s Crisis in Starr County

GAP is proud to support the grand opening of #GAPNet El Faro Health and Therapeutics, the first private research site in Starr County, Texas. Starr County is a 97% Hispanic Community with the highest prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease in America. Legendary Starr County physician and Baylor College of Medicine Trustee, Dr. Antonio ‘Tony’ Falcon is […]

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President Biden Just Called for Racial Equity in Alzheimer’s Care & Research. Here’s How ARPA-H Can Help Us Achieve This Goal

GAP President John Dwyer commends President Joe Biden on his commitment to fight Alzheimer’s, as well as calls on Congress to pass ARPA-H. Normally, presidential proclamations aren’t news. However, as the United States sinks deeper into a worsening Alzheimer’s public health crisis, President Joe Biden is making his priorities on the disease abundantly clear. Prior […]

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The Encouraging Progress of Diagnostics and Data Sharing in Dementia

Microsoft and Gates Ventures founder, Bill Gates, mentions GAP’s Bio-Hermes study to the World Dementia Council. We’ve all heard the statistics: Today, nearly 55 million people suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. According to the WHO, dementia is the fastest growing burden on healthcare systems and the seventh leading cause of death worldwide. Its […]

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Memory Screening Helps Prevent Dementia, and You Can get it for Free Here in N.J.

Three GAP-Net Sites, The Cognitive and Research Center of New Jersey, Princeton Medical Institute, and Advanced Memory Research Institute of New Jersey are hosting a state wide FREE memory screening for individuals 50+. If you’re worried about the threat of dementia, there’s something you can do right now to reduce your risk. Get your memory […]

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To Beat Alzheimer’s, Tampa Seniors From Underserved Communities can get Involved in Clinical Trials

GAP-Net Site, Axiom Clinical Research of Florida, talks about the Bio-Hermes study and what people from traditionally underserved communities can do to get involved in research. We need an accessible means of diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease and research that demonstrates that new therapies and diagnostic tools work for all people. As a neurological researcher and an […]

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