Research News

University of South Florida researchers quantify Alzheimer’s and other neuro disease at $800 billion per year and growing. Read ”The US the Burden of Neurological Disease in the United States: Summary Report and Call to Action” published this week in the Annals of Neurology

In this editorial, we provide a summary overview of the substantial current and future economic impact of neurological disease, and provide an action plan for reducing this burden through neurological research and enhanced clinical management of neurological disorders in the United States.

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The NIA’s Bypass Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2018—Stopping Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: Advancing Our Nation’s Research Agenda is now available

At the direction of Congress, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) develops an annual professional judgment budget to estimate the funds needed to fully pursue scientific opportunities to meet the research goal of the Plan—to effectively treat and prevent Alzheimer’s and related dementias by 2025.

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