Community Newspapers: Aventura Mother and Award-Winning Volunteer Celebrated by Local Researchers for Outstanding Volunteerism

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By  Community News Releases, May 9, 2024 Visionary Investigators Network honored Joanne Bridges, the recipient of the 2023 National Citizen Scientist Collaborator Award® to recognize her extraordinary efforts as a study partner in an Alzheimer’s clinical trial at  Visionary Investigators Network. The Aventura mother and resident was selected as a National Honoree for the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® (GAP) Collaborator Award, from a […]

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Bravo Column: Orange County resident awarded for advancing Alzheimer’s research

Costa Mesa resident Jeannie Weiss is driving Alzheimer’s research forward and is receiving a national award for her exemplary volunteerism to help advance science. The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP) recognized Weiss for her exceptional role in Alzheimer’s research. Weiss received GAP’s 2023 National Citizen Scientist Champion Award, which is given to individuals who act […]

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New Santa Ana: O.C. Mustang enthusiast honored for her role in Alzheimer’s research

By Editor,  MAR 16, 2024 WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 19, 2024) — Today, the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP) recognized Orange County resident Jeannie Weiss for her exceptional role in Alzheimer’s research. Jeannie Weiss received GAP’s 2023 National Citizen Scientist Champion Award®, which is given to individuals who act as a stimulus in bringing new, novel approaches to Alzheimer’s research […]

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Community Newspapers: Miami Caregiver awarded prestigious honor for volunteerism in Alzheimer’s research

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By  Community News Releases  -March 2, 2024 The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP) recently recognized Miami resident Joanne Bridges with the 2023 National Citizen Scientist Collaborator Award. Bridges was selected from a pool of nominees from across North America to receive elevated recognition and be honored for supporting a clinical trial volunteer by serving as […]

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Atlanta News First: Metro Atlanta veteran wins national award for volunteering in Alzheimer’s research

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By Hope Dean, Published: Feb. 21, 2024 at 3:31 PM EST ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) – A veteran from Ellenwood is being recognized by a nonprofit foundation for helping advance research on Alzheimer’s disease. Rod Barber won the National Citizen Scientist Catalyst Award, the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation announced on Monday. He has volunteered at CenExel iResearch in […]

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National Citizen Scientist Awards Presented to Exemplary Clinical Trial Volunteers Participating in Research

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The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation’s® (GAP) 2023 Citizen Scientist Award© recipients include a philanthropic Mustang enthusiast, an “old-school” Veteran, an innovative volunteer with Parkinson’s disease and an Alzheimer’s advocate/ inspirational study partner. WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 19, 2024) — Today, the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP) proudly announced the 2023 National Citizen Scientist Awards® elevated honorees.  […]

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Opinion Column in Orlando Sentinel: Research funds are vital in fight against Alzheimer’s | Commentary

By JOANN GREER November 18, 2023 at 5:30 a.m. My husband and I know first-hand the toll that Alzheimer’s Disease has as we have cared for a mom and stepfather who lived with Alzheimer’s Disease before they passed away. With it being National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregiver’s Month, we would like to […]

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Volunteers Needed for Northeast Ohio Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — The long quest to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease could become discouraging. But ordinary people won’t allow that. They are a source of encouragement for doctors and researchers dedicated to stifling the disease, and for the people stricken by it. “Participating in a clinical trial gives me and others the opportunity […]

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Two RSF Research and Innovation Center Patients Honored as Citizen Scientist Award Nominees

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Two RSF Research and Innovation Center patients have been honored as nominees for the Citizen Scientist Award celebrating Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial participants. Wayne Vereen and Sharon Fratepietro have been clinical trial volunteer patients at the RSF Research and Innovation Center for more than four years, and during that time, they’ve received monthly infusions on site. […]

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Advocate Recognizes Alzheimer’s Patients, Care Partners

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With support from the nonprofit Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Advocate Research Institute recently honored patients with Alzheimer’s disease and their care partners who have participated in Alzheimer’s disease research at the Advocate Memory Center. This local ceremony is part of the inaugural Citizen Scientist Awards® Program, the first national awards […]

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Alzheimer’s Patients Saluted for Dedication to Drug Trials

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GAP-Net site Okanagan Clinical Trials in Kelowna, BC recognized three of its Citizen Scientist Awards nominees in a ceremony at the Okanagan Innovation Centre in downtown Kelowna. A dozen times over two years, Gary Millward and his wife, Debra, drove from Quesnel to Kelowna through everything from wildfires and winter storms to rain and brilliant […]

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Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation Honors More Than 100 Clinical Trial Participants During National Citizen Scientist Week.

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During National Citizen Scientist Week, June 17-21, GAP Honors More Than 100 Award Nominees Washington, DC (June 17, 2019) – June 17-21, 2019 is the first ever National Citizen Scientist Week, a time to honor people who volunteer for Alzheimer’s research and inspire hope for new therapies for the disease. To celebrate the contributions of the remarkable volunteers […]

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