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A future without Alzheimer's

The race is on. Alzheimer's and related dementias research is a dynamic field, and momentum builds each year. This site is for professional researchers and anyone interested in following the progress in research. The Alzheimer's Association has been involved in every major advancement in Alzheimer's and related dementias research since the 1980's and is a leader in the global fight for a world without Alzheimer's.


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Research Updates



July 16, 2014

Dementia risk falling for elderly in the West: Better education and drugs
keep brains sharp

— The Daily Mail

New Brain Protein Tied to Alzheimer's Disease
— ABC News

Alzheimer’s Onset Delay in U.S. and Europe Gives Prevention Hope
— Bloomberg

July 15, 2014

Study Finds Possible 'Recipe' for Preventing Alzheimer's

Finally! Hard Evidence We Can Slow Alzheimer's By Exercising The Body
And The Mind

— Forbes

To Prevent Alzheimer's, Diet and Exercise Are Effective, Large Study Shows

Lifestyle changes are key to easing Alzheimer's risk
— USA Today

Alzheimer's Association International Conference

Copenhagen, Denmark, July 12-17.

2013 Research Grant Program Announcement

Application procedures and key dates now available

Global Alzheimer's Association Interactive Network

A collaborative project to transform the way scientists work together

Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch™

A free service to help connect people with clinical trials

World Wide Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI)

A collaborative effort of scientists from around the world

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Alzheimer's & Dementia® Journal


Current Issue  |  July 2014  |  Vol. 10, No. 4



Key awareness milestones


Key events during the past 100 years spurred public awareness of Alzheimer's disease and ignited a massive research effort to learn more.

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Our research strategy

The Alzheimer's Association is committed to accelerating the global effort to eliminate Alzheimer's disease. We are the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research. We believe in the value of collaboration and are willing to imagine a time when we will have disease-modifying treatments, preventive strategies and gold-standard care for all people affected by Alzheimer's disease.

More about the Alzheimer's Association commitment to research.