Items Tagged ‘National Alzheimer’s Project Act’

April 25, 2013

Mayo Clinic Doctor Testifies at Senate Committee Hearing on Aging

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Mayo Clinic doctor is in Washington telling lawmakers what needs to be done about Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Robert Petersen testified Wednesday at a Senate committee hearing on aging. He updated them on the National Alzheimer’s Project Act, which aims to effectively treat the disease by 2025. “It’s mandatory to make these investments,” he said. “We […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Dr. Robert Petersen, early intervention, KSTP, National Alzheimer's Project Act


March 19, 2013

Alzheimer’s Kills More in U.S. as Advocates Seek Funding

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

While the National Alzheimer’s Project Act was signed into law in January 2011 to coordinate efforts to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s, funding hasn’t caught up, advocates and researchers said. “Even before the sequester, the National Institute on Aging was only funding about 1 in 10 of the grants they received even though easily twice as many were meritorious,” said […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, American Academy of Neurology, Bloomberg, Dr. David Knopman, funding, National Alzheimer's Project Act, National Institute on Aging


January 25, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Mystery User

January 25, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Whitney Benedett with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations oestreich.karl@mayo.edu   […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Brian Rolston, concussions, Diane Dressel, Dr. Elizabeth Seaquist, Dr. Martha Hartz, Dr. Michael Stuart, Dr. Robert Rizza, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Mayo Clinic in the News, MPR, National Alzheimer's Project Act


January 19, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Summary

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January 19, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to benedett.whitney@mayo.edu with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations oestreich.karl@mayo.edu   […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, american heart association, Bill Clinton, Cholera, Dr. John Wilson, Dr. Michael Stuart, Dr. Raymond Gibbons, Dr. Richard Hurt, Dr. Ron Petersen, Dr. Victor Montori, Dr. Yogish Kudva


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