We Need an Operation Warp Speed for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

GAP Chairman, George Vradenburg, and The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement founder, Maria Shriver, co-wrote a piece on what the Biden Administration needs to do to start fulfilling their promises made to Alzheimer’s patients and researchers. No president has entered the White House with as clear a focus on Alzheimer’s disease as Joe Biden. The commitment and […]

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Jordan Man Takes Part in Alzheimer’s Research

GAP-Net site Clarity Clinical Research issued the first treatment to volunteer Mark Cornue in the GREEN MEMORY study. Last week, Clarity Clinical Research administered the first research treatment in the world for the Green Memory study to Mark Cornue, a local Jordan resident and Alzheimer’s patient. The Green Memory study is a noninvasive Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial […]

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Clinical Trial Volunteers Need to Help Make Alzheimer’s a Thing of the Past

GAP-Net site Kerwin Medical Center’s Citizen Scientist, Dominic Morello, a caregiver for his father with Alzheimer’s, wrote an Op-Ed on how this generations Alzheimer’s patients can make the disease a thing of the past. There are more than 100 potential Alzheimer’s treatments in the pipeline, but the majority of clinical trials for potential Alzheimer’s therapies are delayed due to enrollment […]

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2020 Citizen Scientist Awards: Elected Official Recognition

Some of our 2020 Citizen Scientist National Honorees were congratulated by their local officials on their social media pages. We have compiled the links here. Dr. Collins Lewis, Cornerstone Award National Honoree Missouri Senator Roy Blunt Missouri Senator Karla May Congress Women Amy Wagner Brentwood, Missouri Mayor David Dimmitt Representative Matt Willhite, Collaborator Award National […]

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Dr. Collins Lewis, 2020 Citizen Scientist Cornerstone Award National Honoree, Congratulated by Missouri State Senator

Dr. Collins Lewis, 2020 Citizen Scientist Cornerstone Award National Honoree, from GAP-Net site Knight Alzheimer Clinical Trial Unit at Washington University in St. Louis was congratulated for his participation in Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials by Missouri senator Roy Blunt. Dear Dr. Lewis, It is my pleasure to join your family, friends, and colleagues in congratulating […]

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Collaboration Between the FDA and Industry is Essential to Foster Innovation in Alzheimer’s Treatments

GAP Chairman George Vradenburg and Dr. Jeffrey Cummings co-wrote an opinion piece about why the FDA and Alzheimer’s disease scientists, regulators, and business leaders must work together to achieve a safe, effective drug for Alzheimer’s treatment. As the Food and Drug Administration moves closer to a decision about whether to approve a promising new Alzheimer’s […]

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Tony Bennett’s Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Again Puts Spotlight on Link Between Music, Memory

GAP-Net site, the University of California Irvine’s UCIMind is quoted about how music may play a role in preserving memory and delaying Alzheimer’s disease. IRVINE (CBSLA) — On Monday, it was revealed that legendary singer Tony Bennett has been battling Alzheimer’s disease for more than four years. On Monday, it was revealed that singer Tony Bennett, seen here […]

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National Institutes of Health Awards Cleveland Clinic $6.7 Million Grant to Evaluate Impact of High-Intensity Exercise in Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease

GAP-Net site Cleveland Clinic was awarded a grant by the NIH to evaluate if high-intensity exercise can prevent development of Alzheimer’s disease. The National Institutes of Health has awarded Cleveland Clinic a $6.7 million grant to evaluate if high-intensity exercise can prevent development of Alzheimer’s disease. The five-year study will assess the effect of home-based indoor cycling […]

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