2008 Newsletter Archive

January 2008

Alzheimer’s Advocate vol. 2

Letter from the Chairman: Alzheimer’s Scientific Workshop and the FDA

FDA Science Board Calls for Increased Funding at the FDA

 

February 2008

Alzheimer’s Advocate vol. 3

AD Ally/FDA Scientific Workshop to Take Place March 13

FDA Advocacy Groups Call for Increase in FY09 Budgets

 

March 2008

Alzheimer’s Advocate vol. 4

Advocates and Regulators Come Together for AD Scientific Workshop

Release of Informational Alzheimer’s “Pocket” Films

New Coalition Member

 

April 2008

Alzheimer’s Advocate vol. 5

ACT-AD Urges Congress to Increase Funds for FDA

Alzheimer Research Forum Highlights AD Allies/FDA Scientific Workshop

IOM Focuses on Science at FDA and Patient Access to Treatments

 

May 2008

Alzheimer’s Advocate vol. 6

FDA Commissioner Calls for Immediate Funding to Modernize Agency

ACT-AD Chairman Presents at Dialogue on Diversity Health Care Symposium

Senate Committee Examines the Future of Alzheimer’s Disease

 

June 2008

Alzheimer’s Advocate vol. 7

$150 Million in Emergency FDA Funding Approved; 2009 Process Halted

 

July/August 2008

Alzheimer’s Advocate vol. 8

Congress Acts to Increase Funding for FDA

ACT-AD and the 11th Annual International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease

Virtual Town Hall on Early Detection and Alzheimer’s Disease

 

September 2008

Alzheimer’s Advocate vol. 9

Prominent Clinicians Encourage FDA to Validate AD Biomarkers for Use in Clinical Trials

 

October 2008

Alzheimer’s Advocate vol. 10

FDA to Receive Additional Funding for FY 2009

New Coalition Member

 

November 2008

Alzheimer’s Advocate vol. 11

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease and Family Caregivers Awareness Month

Note from the Chairman

 

December 2008

Alzheimer’s Advocate vol. 12

A Look Back on 2008