Announcements

Dr. Frank Longo Wins Inaugural Melvin R. Goodes Prize

09/16/2015

Dr. Longo’s pioneering approach may soon lead to new disease modifying drugs.

Register Today for the Hope Flies Health Series Webinar

09/14/2015

The Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine (FMM) is hosting its Hope Flies Health Series Webinar: Research Connecting Alzheimer’s and Mitochondrial Disease on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. The Foundation developed the webinar with partners including the ADDF, MitoAction and Sharecare to particularly bring greater awareness to mitochondrial disease in conjunction with Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week. 

ADDF and Harrington Discovery Institute Announce 2015 Award Recipients

08/26/2015

Collaboration advances development of therapeutics for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease.

ADDF to be Featured in Upcoming Episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr.

08/24/2015

The ADDF will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., airing via Discovery Channel later this year. 

Goodes Family & The ADDF Create New Prize for Alzheimer’s Drug Development Researchers

08/12/2015

Melvin R. Goodes Prize supports innovative projects by top researchers while honoring pioneering legacy of former Warner-Lambert CEO.

Carmel Valley, California Winery Launches Two New Wines to Benefit the ADDF

08/06/2015

Carmel Valley's newest winery, Jarman Wines, will introduce two premium varietals to benefit the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and to honor the matriarch of the family whose name graces the wines created for her.

Grantees at Lou Rovo Center for Brain Health Recruiting for New Alzheimer’s Disease Trial

07/30/2015

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is now recruiting participants for a new, multicenter Alzheimer’s disease (AD) treatment trial, Rasagiline Rescue (R2), which is designed to determine if treatment with rasagiline is associated with improved brain glucose metabolism and improvement in memory.

Adam Rowe Reflects: A Mother’s Voice

05/08/2015

A mother's voice is the first thing we hear from the time we exit the womb. And its the voice we continue to hear throughout our lives. We model our mother's voice when we first learn to talk. The same voice guides us as we begin to walk. It warns you of potential harm and radiates warmth when you need consolation.

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Connoisseur’s Dinner Raises $2.8 Million

05/04/2015

On Monday, April 27, 2015, American theatre director, choreographer, film director, and performer Susan Stroman hosted the ADDF's Ninth Annual Connoisseur’s Dinner. More than $2.8 million was raised to support Alzheimer's drug discovery and development.

Diane Rehm Hosts 2015 Great Ladies Luncheon & Fashion Show

04/17/2015

On Wednesday, April 15, 2015, renowned journalist and NPR host Diane Rehm welcomed guests to the ADDF's Fifth Annual Great Ladies Luncheon & Fashion Show in Washington, DC. Rehm, who has long used her public platform to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease, spoke eloquently about the need to increase support for drug discovery for Alzheimer's.