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.

Parkinson's Disease Resources

The Parkinson’s Foundation: an organization that strives to make life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. The Parkinson’s Foundation was formed by the merger of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF).

Michael J. Fox Foundation: Founded by Michael J. Fox, the foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson’s today.

The American Parkinson Disease Association: A nationwide network that provides information and referral, education and support programs, health and wellness activities, and events to facilitate a better quality of life for the Parkinson’s community.

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.