February 24, 2012

Feds Announce U.S. Alzheimer’s Plan, But Will it Have an Impact?


The Department of Health and Human Services unveiled Wednesday the first draft of a national action plan against Alzheimer’s disease, which aims to come up with effective treatment and prevention strategies by 2025… “This is a great jump start, but clearly to get to that huge goal of prevention, treatment, delaying the onset [of disease] … it’s going to take a large investment,” Ronald Petersen, another committee member and head of the Mayo Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, tells us.

Wall Street Journal by Shirley Wang, 02/23/2012

Tags: Department of Health and Human Services, Mayo Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, national action plan against Alzheimer's disease, Neurology, Ronald Petersen, treatment and prevention strategies

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