Alzheimer's Matters Blog

Supporter Stories

Loss and Found

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

Developing Drugs

Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials, Explained

Learn about clinical trials, an important and growing part of our funding at the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation. 

ADDF Impact

ADDF Grantees Headline NIH Alzheimer’s Summit

ADDF-supported research was at the forefront of the Summit and the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's.

Understanding Dementia

Types of Dementia (It’s Not Just Alzheimer’s)

While Alzheimer's accounts for more than two-thirds of dementia cases, the ADDF also funds research to prevent and treat the other causes of dementia.

ADDF Impact

Meeting the Challenge of CTE

For CTE Awareness Day, we highlight our support of diagnostic tools and treatments for this disease. 

Top 5 Alzheimer's Advances in 2017

ADDF Impact

Top Five Alzheimer’s Advances in 2017

Our top five advances in 2017 spotlight the substantial progress we have made toward conquering Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.