Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Launches Expanded Brain Health and Dementia Prevention Website
The streamlined site separates fact from fiction and empowers people to make smarter choices for their brain health.
Dr. Howard Fillit, Founding Executive Director and Chief Science Officer of the ADDF, says: “The ADDF is proud to support a clinical trial that holds such promise for Alzheimer’s patients. This funding is part of our wider initiative to use the knowledge gained from cancer research to advance effective treatments for Alzheimer’s.”
Protein tracer shows distinctive pattern of brain protein deposition specific to this disease and typically confirmed after death
Vivreon Biosciences, LLC has been awarded a preclinical drug discovery grant from the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) to develop compounds that targets brain inflammation in Alzheimer's disease.
With a $1.7 million award from the ADDF, a new biotech created by Cleveland Clinic Innovations is developing a novel drug that reduces inflammation in the brain by targeting a cannabinoid receptor.
Dr. Watterson Has Identified a Number of New Classes of Central Nervous System Drugs
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.