Alzheimer's Matters Blog

19th International Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery

Developing Drugs

Two Decades of Research: The ADDF’s 19th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery

Researchers shared updates on their approaches to developing Alzheimer's treatments at our annual conference.

Marty and Jaclyn Reiswig

Supporter Stories

The Cure Needs You: Getting Involved in Clinical Trials

Marty Reiswig talks about the importance of participating in Alzheimer's clinical trials.

Developing Drugs

Top Five Highlights from AAIC 2018

The ADDF looks back at the 2018 Alzheimer's Association International Conference.

Wolf Blitzer and Dr. Ron Crystal

Developing Drugs

Gene Therapy, A New Frontier in Alzheimer’s

Dr. Ron Crystal and his team at Weill Cornell developed a gene therapy to replace APOE4 with APOE2, which would significantly lower Alzheimer's risk.

Marlee Berliner and Rachel Williams

Understanding Dementia

Familial Alzheimer’s Disease, Explained

Learn about early-onset familial Alzheimer's disease, which can strike people as early as their 30s or 40s.

Supporter Stories

Loss and Found

Adam Rowe recounts a harrowing experience with his mother, who has frontotemporal dementia.