House Appropriations Subcommittee Proposes Additional Substantial Increase in Alzheimer's Research Funding
The House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee proposed a $400 million increase for Alzheimer’s research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for fiscal year 2018. If signed into law, this would be in addition to the $400 million increase signed into law in May for fiscal year 2017. Read the joint statement from the Alzheimer's Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement.
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. For more information, visit www.alz.org.