The ADDF awarded three new grants in July and August for potential new treatments for Alzheimer's and other dementias.
With Better Evidence, Routine Medical Decisions Could Help Prevent Dementia
The ADDF awarded five new grants in May and June 2016, totaling nearly $1.5 million.
The Lauder Foundation, Leonard A. Lauder, President, and Ronald S. Lauder have jointly committed $5 million, which will be combined with $5 million from the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation to create The Treat FTD Fund. The fund, a joint program of AFTD and the ADDF, will accelerate clinical trials for FTD over the next decade. And it has the potential to advance treatments for other neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, ALS and Parkinson’s.
The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) has awarded 10 new grants to researchers developing drugs for neurodegenerative diseases and biomarkers to detect their onset and progression. The grants include funding for four novel programs with the potential to treat a range of diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and Parkinson’s.
Annual Gala Raised over $3.25 million for Alzheimer’s Treatments
Sixth Annual Great Ladies Luncheon & Fashion Show most successful in event's history
For the second year in a row, the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) has been chosen as Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon. The race will take place on Sunday, November 6, 2016.
Grants awarded in the first two months of 2016 support researchers in the U.S. and Middle East pursuing drug programs, prevention studies, and research to accelerate clinical trials.
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) has joined the BIRAX Initiative, which recently issues its third call for proposals. BIRAX brings together British and Israeli scientists to tackle some of the world’s most challenging diseases including cardiovascular and liver disease, diabetes and Parkinson’s.