NEW FEDERAL FUNDING FOR ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH

Obama Administration Announces New Steps to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

The Obama Administration is making an additional $50 million available for cutting-edge Alzheimer’s research. The administration’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget will increase funding for Alzheimer’s research by $80 million, plus an additional $26 million for caregiver support, provider education and public awareness about the disease. This new funding will speed up the National Institutes of Health’s effort to develop new ways of helping people with Alzheimer’s disease and those at risk.

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