Senior’s Honors and Recognition in St. Louis Times

2020 Citizen Scientist Awards National Cornerstone Honoree Dr. Collins Lewis was featured in the St. Louis Times for his participation in Alzheimer’s clinical trials. NATIONAL CITIZEN SCIENTIST CORNERSTONE AWARD The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation® (GAP) has recognized St. Louis psychiatrist Dr. Collins Lewis as the honoree of the National Citizen Scientist Cornerstone Award®. The Charles […]

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State Rep. Willhite Receives National Award for Alzheimer’s Disease Volunteerism

2020 Citizen Scientist National Collaborator Awardee, Rep. Matt Willhite from GAP-Net site JEM Research Institute, was featured for his involvement and support for his mother’s Alzheimer’s clinical trial. The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP) has recognized State Rep. Matt Willhite (D-District 86) as the honoree of the National Citizen Scientist Collaborator Award. JEM Research Institute, […]

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5 Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial Volunteers Nominated for National Awards

GAP-Net site ADMDC at Lifespan Rhode Island Hospital’s citizen scientist nominees were featured about their involvement, as well as GAP President John Dwyer. The Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center (ADMDC) at Lifespan Rhode Island Hospital, a national leader in Alzheimer’s disease care and research, has nominated five clinical trial volunteers for the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation’s (GAP) 2020 National Citizen Scientists Awards®. These […]

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Westford Man Works for Alzheimer’s Cause

2020 Citizen Scientist Catalyst Award Honoree, Dennis Chan, was interviewed on his involvement with Alzheimer’s clinical trials and why it’s important to him. When Dennis Chan’s wife started to struggle with memory loss, the family began a quest to learn more. They began seeking more information about Alzheimer’s disease — a progressive disease that leads […]

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Finding Support and Reward from Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

A 2020 Citizen Scientist Award Nominee wrote an opinion piece on her reason for getting involved in Alzheimer’s clinical trials and how her trial was her saving grace during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ann Bellotti is a former clinical social worker and an Alzheimer’s clinical trial volunteer at the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center (ADMDC) […]

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A Different Type of Public Service: Clinical Trials

Citizen Scientist Nominee, Florida state Representative Matthew Willhite, writes about his mother’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease and GAP-Net site, JEM Research Institute. Before she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, my mom was a nurse for 30 years. Her compassion for others and her tireless strength inspired me to become a Navy corpsman, a firefighter, a […]

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s Represents a Sea of Personal Stories

GAP-Net site Cleveland Clinic is hosting the Cleveland Walk to End Alzheimer’s on October 4, 2020. Guest columnist Caroline James is the Business Development Specialist at Independence Village & StoryPoint Avon Lake and Retention Chair for the Cleveland Walk to End Alzheimer’s. I’ve worked in senior care for seven years, often helping those with dementia or Alzheimer’s […]

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Clinical Trial Practitioners Key to Jumpstarting Alzheimer’s Research Efforts

GAP President John Dwyer was featured in ACRP about what clinical trials need to be doing to increase awareness and hasten treatments. The clinical trial industry continues to grapple with finding new and more effective ways to expand its efforts to combat Alzheimer’s. The obstacles are real. Alzheimer’s trials cost more per patient than trials […]

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An Alzheimer’s Quest: Enrolling More Black People in Clinical Trials

GAP President, John Dwyer, was featured in a Wall Street Journal article on the importance of Black, African-American, Hispanic and Latinx communities being aware of and enrolling in Alzheimer’s clinical trials, and what GAP is doing to help. Brian Van Buren applied to five Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials after being diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment […]

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Local Columnist Surprised by Result of Memory Assessment

Below is a press release from GAP-Net site, Okanagan Clinical Trials, regarding a high profile member of the community completeing a memory assessment. Kelowna (July 21, 2020) – Maxine Dehart, local city councillor, hotelier and journalist, decided to book a memory assessment for herself after featuring Okanagan Clinical Trials as part of her Straight from DeHart column in May. […]

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