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A future without Alzheimer's

The race is on. Alzheimer's and related dementias research is a dynamic field, and momentum builds each year. This site is for professional researchers and anyone interested in following the progress in research. The Alzheimer's Association has been involved in every major advancement in Alzheimer's and related dementias research since the 1980's and is a leader in the global fight for a world without Alzheimer's.


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September 11, 2015

Resveratrol may reduce Alzheimer’s biomarker, study suggests
– Fox News

July 22, 2015

Depressed females have over-active glutamate receptor gene
– Science Daily

July 22, 2015

Early signs drug delays Alzheimer's
– BBC News

July 22, 2015

New drug may attack Alzheimer's underlying cause, study finds
– CBS News

July 21, 2015

Alzheimer's worsens twice as fast in women, study finds
– NBC Nightly News

Alzheimer's Association International Conference®

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July 23-28, 2016.

2015 Research Grant Program Announcement

Application procedures and key dates now available

Alzheimer's & Dementia:
Diagnosis, Assessment
& Disease Monitoring (DADM)

A new open access companion journal

Global Alzheimer's Association Interactive Network

A collaborative project to transform the way scientists work together

Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®

A free service to help connect people with clinical trials

World Wide Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI)

A collaborative effort of scientists from around the world

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Alzheimer's & Dementia® Journal


Current Issue | September 2015 | Vol. 11, No. 9



Key awareness milestones


Key events during the past 100 years spurred public awareness of Alzheimer's disease and ignited a massive research effort to learn more.

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Our research strategy

The Alzheimer's Association is committed to accelerating the global effort to eliminate Alzheimer's disease. We are the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research. We believe in the value of collaboration and are willing to imagine a time when we will have disease-modifying treatments, preventive strategies and gold-standard care for all people affected by Alzheimer's disease.

More about the Alzheimer's Association commitment to research.