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2012-02-08 00:30:00

The Alliance for Aging Research, http://www.agingresearch.org, today applauded the Obama Administration for reprogramming $50 million from the current budget to Alzheimer´s disease and pledging an additional $80 million for Alzheimer´s research in the next budget cycle. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 The Alliance for Aging Research, http://www.agingresearch.org, today applauded the Obama Administration for reprogramming $50 million from the current budget to...

2011-09-29 13:00:00

Pocket films, directed by David Shenk and narrated by David Hyde Pierce, aim to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease. Developed by the Alliance for Aging Research, these films are available in multiple languages and available for free use. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 Experts warn that Alzheimerâs disease will reach epidemic proportions by mid-century. Already, more than five million Americans suffer from Alzheimerâs. If a cure is not found, this...

2011-07-12 07:30:00

NEW YORK and WILMINGTON, Mass., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) is pleased to announce a collaboration with Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE: CRL), a leading provider of early-stage drug development products and services, for the creation of a new research award program entitled Use of Aged Rats as a Relevant Preclinical Model for the Development of Therapies for Cognitive Aging and Alzheimer's Disease. The...

2009-09-24 08:33:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A new voter survey sponsored by the ACT-AD Coalition (Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease) finds that three-quarters of Americans nationwide and across party lines say it is personally important to them to find a cure or to prevent Alzheimer's disease, while a similar proportion of the national electorate say they look to Congress to make it "a national priority" to speed up the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) review process in...

2009-04-17 14:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement may be attributed to Amy Comstock Rick, president, Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research: "We are pleased that the National Institutes of Health has taken the next step in the process of creating federal guidelines to remove restrictions on embryonic stem cell research. While many sources of embryos provide great promise, today's draft guidelines that would allow federal funding for research using excess...

2008-08-06 18:00:38

BioTime, Inc. (OTCBB:BTIM) announced today that Robert N. Butler, M.D., has been elected to BioTime's Board of Directors. Dr. Butler is the founder, Chief Executive Officer, and President of the International Longevity Center-USA, a non-profit international research, policy, and education organization formed to educate individuals on how to live longer and better, and advise society on how to maximize the benefits of today's age boom. Dr. Butler received his B.A. degree from Columbia College...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'