STATEMENT: NEW DATA PLATFORM WILL EXPEDITE INNOVATION AND DRIVE COLLABORATION FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE RESEARCH

Washington, DC (November 25, 2020) – The President of the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP), John Dwyer, issued the following statement regarding the Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative’s (ADDI) launch of the new Alzheimer’s disease data platform, AD Workbench. “Congratulations on the launch of AD Workbench, by our colleagues at the Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative (ADDI). The publicly […]

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Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® President Testifies before FDA Advisory Committee in Support of Breakthrough Alzheimer’s Drug

GAP President John Dwyer says aducanumab offers disease-modifying benefit significantly exceeding current therapies Contact: Pamela Larkin, 408-466-5952, pamelalarkin@rational360.com Washington, DC (November 6, 2020) – Today, the President of the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® (GAP), John Dwyer, testified before the FDA’s Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee regarding Biogen’s breakthrough Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab. Given that clinical […]

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STATEMENT: BLOOD TEST FOR ALZHEIMER’S IS A MAJOR ADVANCEMENT FOR PATIENTS, RESEARCHERS & PHYSICIANS

Contact: Pamela Larkin, 408-466-5952, pamelalarkin@rational360.com Washington, DC (October 29, 2020) – The President of the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP), John Dwyer, issued the following statement regarding C2N Diagnostics’ release of the PrecivityADTM blood test. “Congratulations to the C2N Diagnostics team for successfully developing the first blood test of its kind for Alzheimer’s disease. It will transform […]

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West Palm Beach State Representative Receives National Award for Alzheimer’s Volunteerism

The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® Recognizes Rep. Matt Willhite (D-86) with the 2020 National Citizen Scientist Collaborator Award® Contact: Pamela Larkin – pamelalarkin@rational360.com, 408-466-5952 Contact: Belinda Russel – brussell@jemri.net, 561-968-2933 West Palm Beach, FL (October 22, 2020) – The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® (GAP) has recognized State Representative Matt Willhite (D-86) as the honoree of […]

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Pawleys Island Resident with Alzheimer’s Receives National Award for Alzheimer’s Volunteerism

The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® Recognizes Deborah Whelan with the 2020 National Citizen Scientist Champion Award® Contact: Pamela Larkin – pamelalarkin@rational360.com, 408-466-5952 Contact: Robert Briggs – robert.briggs@rsfh.com, 267-879-1762 Charleston, SC (October 22, 2020) – The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® (GAP) has recognized Deborah Whelan, a retiree living with Alzheimer’s disease, as the recipient of the National Citizen Scientist Champion Award®. […]

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Westford Retiree Receives National Award for Alzheimer’s Volunteerism

The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® Has Recognized Dennis Chan for the 2020 National Citizen Scientist Catalyst Award® Contact: Pamela Larkin – pamelalarkin@rational360.com, 408-466-5952 Boston, MA (October 22, 2020) – The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® (GAP) has recognized Westford retiree Dennis Chan as the honoree of the National Citizen Scientist Catalyst Award®. The Center for Alzheimer […]

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St. Louis Psychiatrist and Diversity Advocate Receives National Award for Volunteerism with Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® Has Recognized Dr. Collins Lewis for the 2020 National Citizen Scientist Cornerstone Award® Contact: Pamela Larkin – pamelalarkin@rational360.com, 408-466-5952 St. Louis, MO (October 22, 2020) – The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® (GAP) has recognized St. Louis psychiatrist Dr. Collins Lewis as the honoree of the National Citizen Scientist Cornerstone Award®. […]

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FOUR ALZHEIMER’S CLINICAL TRIAL VOLUNTEERS HONORED WITH NATIONAL CITIZEN SCIENTIST AWARDS® FOR THEIR DEDICATED WORK IN THE SEARCH FOR A CURE

Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® National Honorees Include an Advocate with Alzheimer’s Disease, a Doctor with a Family History of Alzheimer’s, a Caregiver and Legislator, and a Retiree in a Clinical Trial Washington, DC (October 22, 2020) – The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® (GAP) is honoring four Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial volunteers with the 2020 National […]

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USC Schaeffer Center Report Insightfully Diagnoses Barriers Facing Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

GAP’s statement: Study cites limited awareness among patients and physicians, anxiety, and lack of quick diagnostics Washington, DC (August 20, 2020) – The President of the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP), John Dwyer, issued the following statement regarding a University of Southern California Louis D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics white paper, “Key Barriers to […]

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Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation Issues Statement on Recent Groundbreaking Advances in Alzheimer’s Blood Tests

Washington D.C. (July 30, 2020) – The President of the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP), John Dwyer, issued the following statement regarding recent groundbreaking advances in Alzheimer’s blood test research: “I want to congratulate and thank Dr. Barthélemy, Dr. Horie, Dr. Sato, Dr. Bateman, Dr. Palmqvist, Dr. Janelidze, and Dr. Quiroz on their published research on two […]

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