Resources

Alzheimer's Disease Resources

The Alzheimer’s Association: the Alzheimer’s Association: a voluntary health organization with a mission 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.

www.alzheimers.gov: An informational portal on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias care, research and support provided by The NIH’s National Institute on Aging. 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America: a not-for-profit organization aiming to provide support, services and education to individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias nationwide, and fund research for better treatment and a cure.

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation: a not-for-profit organization that funds breakthrough research in academia and the biotech industry with the goal of rapidly accelerating the discovery of drugs to prevent, treat and cure Alzheimer’s disease.

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration Resources

American Academy of Ophthalmology: the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons. The mission of the AAO is to protect sight and empower lives by serving as an advocate for patients and the public, leading ophthalmic education, and advancing the profession of ophthalmology.

American Macular Degeneration Foundation: a not-for-profit organization committed to the prevention, treatment, and cure of macular degeneration. The AMDF aims to raise public awareness of macular diseases while supporting a national research agenda.

BrightFocus Foundation: a nonprofit organization that provides financial support for exceptional scientific research worldwide to defeat Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma as well as expert information on these diseases.

Biotechnology Industry Resources

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO):  The world’s largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. 

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA): PhRMA represents the country’s leading innovative biopharmaceutical research companies, which are devoted to discovering and developing medicines that enable patients to live longer, healthier, and more productive lives.