Barrow Receives $100,000 Grant for Alzheimer’s Program

Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation recognizes strong, expanding research WASHINGTON, DC (February 19, 2019) – The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP) announced a $100,000 grant to the Barrow Neurological Foundation to optimize and support the Alzheimer’s clinical trials program at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. The grant will go toward participant retention efforts, staff education […]

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$90,000 GAP Grant to Toronto Memory Program Funds Alzheimer’s Education & Outreach

Grant Funds January 28 Community Event at Ontario Science Centre and Expanded Clinical Trial Education Programs TORONTO – January 22, 2019 —The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation and Toronto Memory Program have initiated a multi-faceted project to educate the Ontario community about Alzheimer’s disease, brain health and the role of Alzheimer’s clinical trials. Toronto Memory Program is a member of the GAP-Net network […]

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Chicago Event to Encourage Participation in Alzheimer’s Clinical Research

Event is on November 8, Chicago Alzheimer’s Awareness Day On November 8th – Chicago Alzheimer’s Awareness Day – Great Lakes Clinical Trials and the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation are hosting a major community event for people in the community who are interested in learning more about memory concerns and Alzheimer’s disease. Research volunteers, including care partners, are being honored and celebrated, […]

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Statement from Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) Foundation on the National Strategy for Recruitment and Participation in Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “I would like to thank the National Institute on Aging for its thoughtful work on the national strategy. More effective recruitment means faster trials and getting approved therapies to market years sooner. The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation is pleased to join in this effort by building a better research infrastructure through GAP-NET, its […]

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Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation Launches Citizen Scientist Awards®, A National Initiative Celebrating Clinical Trial Participants

Winners to be recognized at UsAgainstAlzheimer’s 2019 National Summit in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 25, 2018) – More than 5.7 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and researchers rely upon clinical trial volunteers to be the first step towards a cure. The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP) has launched the Citizen Scientist Awards®, the first national awards program recognizing and celebrating Alzheimer’s disease clinical […]

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Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) Foundation Launches Partnership with Lyft to Transport Clinical Trial Participants to and from Clinical Research Facilities Across North America

Lyft drivers will transport clinical trial participants to and from GAP-Net research sites WASHINGTON, D.C. (Mar. 20, 2018) – The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation has launched a partnership with Lyft to provide transportation for Alzheimer’s clinical trial participants to and from research sites. The partnership began on Feb. 20 with a pilot in California. Transportation will be available for participants and care partners who […]

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Statement from Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) Foundation in Response to Bill Gates’ Investment in Alzheimer’s Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP) enthusiastically welcomes Bill Gates and his team to the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. This epidemic, which affects millions of people worldwide, is growing exponentially and requires new thinking and investment to begin to stem that tide. We at Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation are focused on disrupting the Alzheimer’s clinical trial […]

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Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) Foundation Unites 58 of the World’s Leading Research Sites With Goal of Doubling Clinical Trial Participation in USA

More than Half of All National Clinical Trials in Alzheimer’s Take Place at GAP Networked Sites Kansas City Pilot Program Increased Volunteer Trial Participation by 292% WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 1, 2017) – Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5.4 million Americans and costs taxpayers at least $153 billion dollars per year in Medicare and Medicaid expenses alone. […]

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Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation Supports $400 Million Congressional Increase for Alzheimer’s Research Funding

Increase is Part of National Institutes of Health (NIH) $2 Billion Funding Boost Bipartisan Support is Good Newsfor 5.5 Million Americans Living with Alzheimer’s and their Caregivers WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 4, 2017) – The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to expediting Alzheimer’s clinical trials, applauds today’s $400 million Congressional increase in Alzheimer’s research funding. Under the bipartisan vote, the National […]

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Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation Appoints Pascale Witz to Board of Directors

Pascale Witz brings two decades of healthcare leadership experience to GAP Board WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sep. 15, 2016) – Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation, Inc. (GAP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the duration, cost and risk of Alzheimer’s clinical trials, today announced the appointment of Pascale Witz to its Board of Directors. In this role, Pascale will provide counsel based […]

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