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Listen & Learn About A Large Alzheimer’s Trial

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Today Lori La Bey host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio discusses the first Alzheimer’s Research Trial where more than forty academic and private clinics across the country come together to enroll hundreds of people living with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.  Lori will be talking with Dr. Qureshi who is the Executive Director, of Neurology, at Biohaven Pharmaceuticals and Dr. Leger a Neurologist specializing in Alzheimer’s disease and who is an Associate Clinical Professor, in Neuroscience at the University of California, San Diego.  Both are involved with the new clinic trial called T2 Protect AD.  Come join the conversation and learn about the study and how to get involved.

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Challenges of Clinical Trial for Alzheimer’s

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Challenges of Clinical Trial for Alzheimer’s

Live Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 –

2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST, 7pm London

Today we are going to talk with Dr. Elliot Goldstein, with ProMIS Neurosciences about a highly awaited Phase 3 trial and the challenges in Alzheimer’s drug development.  Dr. Goldstein brings a unique track record in the clinical, regulatory and commercial development of new pharmaceuticals. He spent 14 years on drug development around the world, including being Head of Clinical R&D in the United States. Dr Goldstein has also held positions as Senior VP of Strategic Product Development, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer and President and CMO in the pharma industry.

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Website:  www.promisneurosciences.com

Additional information on ProMIS:

https://alzheimersnewstoday.com/2018/01/11/study-shows-promis-alzheimers-therapy-attacks-only-harmful-protein-in-brain/

http://www.bioworld.com/report/BWIS03052018PromisNeurosciences.pdf

 

 

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Open Mic On Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

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Host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Lori La Bey chats with Geert Bettinger, an author from the Netherlands, Truthful Loving Kindness and Harry Urban both who are living with dementia. Tru addresses the fact that she has not been able to be involved with radio as she needs to read lips and see faces when talking.  She talks about the benefit of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio using a video platform which offers her the ability to participate and opens doors for her advocacy work.  Harry discussing the international programs he is involved with even though he can’t speak their language, he has found ways to communicate and develop close relationships.  Geert discusses dementia and medicine as a hot topic worldwide.

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The Science Behind Alzheimer’s disease

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The Science Behind Alzheimer’s Disease

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Thursday, August 25th, 2016

2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST and 7pm London Time

This Thursday, we will have Dr. Gary Tong with us who is a physician, clinical researcher and leading expert in the science behind Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Tong serves as Therapeutic Area Head for Dementia for Lundbeck US, an affiliate of Lundbeck, among the world’s only global pharmaceutical companies focused exclusively on brain disorders.

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New Initiatives Making Great Head Way In Dementia

New Initiatives Making Great Head Way

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We are doing a two hour special Tuesday, April 26th to highlight the expansive work of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s.  The first hour we will talk with Founders George and Trish Vradenburg.  The second hour we will focus on several of their subgroups to find out what they are up to as well.

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George Vradenburg is Chairman of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, which he co-founded in October 2010. George was named by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to serve on the Advisory Council on Research, Care, and Services established by the National Alzheimer’s Project Act and has testified before Congress about the global Alzheimer’s pandemic. He is a member of the World Dementia Council. George and USAgainstAlzheimer’s co-convene both the Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer’s Disease (LEAD) Coalition and the Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer’s Disease. He and his wife, Trish, have long been dedicated members of Washington’s civic and philanthropic community. George is Chairman of the Board of The Phillips Collection, Trustee of the University of the District of Columbia and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and The Economic Club of Washington. He has served in senior executive and legal positions at CBS, FOX and AOL/Time Warner. George and Trish published Tikkun Magazine for 10 years (Editor-in-Chief Rabbi Michael Lerner is Trish’s brother).

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Trish Vradenburg is Vice-Chair of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, which she co-founded in October 2010. Trish began her career in Washington, D.C. as a speechwriter in the U.S. Senate. She has written for various television shows, including Designing Women, Family Ties, and Kate and Allie. Trish’s novel, Liberated Lady, was chosen as Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Club selections and has been translated into three foreign languages. As a journalist, she has written extensively for the New York Daily News, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Ladies’ Home Journal and Women’s Day. Surviving Grace, Trish’s quasi-autobiographical play, was produced at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and Off Broadway at the Union Square Theater. It is now being performed at various community theaters throughout the country, as well as in Portuguese in Brazil. She serves on the Council of Theater J, and on the boards of DC Vote and the Vradenburg Foundation. She presently writes three blogs. 

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Jason Resendez directs the LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s Network & Coalition, the nation’s first national initiative to activate Latino health, policy, and community stakeholders in the fight against Alzheimer’s and dementia. Previously, Jason served as senior manager of strategic partnerships at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the nation’s largest Latino advocacy organization.

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Drew Holzapfel serves as the Executive Director of The Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer’s Disease, a coalition of private sector leaders from pharma, biotech, finance and healthcare delivery.  Prior to joining the initiative, Drew was at Pfizer working on the company’s Alzheimer’s pipeline strategy and in commercial development for late stage compounds.

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Jill Lesser  is President of WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s.  Motivated by her own personal experiences as caregiver to her mother with Alzheimer’s, she brings her passion and dedication to the cause. She joined the Board of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, a nonprofit organization dedicated to stopping this disease.  Now, as President of the women’s network, her focus is to amplify the powerful voice of women – a group that is largely affected as both the patient and caregiver. Her organization gives women a platform to speak up, advocate for research funding and promote research challenges to find a cure.

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Virginia Biggar directs the Patient-Caregiver and Faith Initiatives at UsAgainstAlzheimer’s. Ginny brings 20 years of media and communications experience as a writer, reporter and filmmaker to the UsAgainstAlzheimer’s campaign. Ginny was a reporter for National Public Radio in Los Angeles and Washington D.C. prior to joining UsAgainstAlzheimer’s.

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