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September 2019

NIA Grant Announcement

The NIA grant announcement on September 10 generated extensive media coverage via online, print, social, TV, and broadcast. Following are highlights.

September 11
Jewish Telegraphic AgencyHealth Care Organization Linked To Boston’s Jewish Community Gets $53 Million To Study Dementia: This story addressed the NIA grant as well as the Hebrew Senior Life and Brown University initiative to improve health care and quality of life for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.  The article also appeared in Times of IsraelJerusalem PostJewish Boston, and several other outlets.

September 10
Boston GlobeHebrew SeniorLife, Brown Get $53M US Grant To Lead National Dementia Care Research: This article featured Dr. Susan Mitchell, Senior Scientist at the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. This also appeared in Kaiser Health News.

September 10
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,  National Institute On Aging Awards Large Federal Grant for Dementia Care: This article, originally appearing in the Boston Globe, talked about the NIA grant to Hebrew SeniorLife and Brown University to find ways to improve the hodgepodge of care now available for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

September 10
Boston Business JournalBoston Non-profit, Brown University Win $53.4M Grant To Study Alzheimer's: This article introduced the AD/ADRD grant and what the HSL/Brown team aims to accomplish.

September 10
WBUR, Hebrew SeniorLife, Brown Awarded $53 Million To Expand Nondrug Dementia Treatments: This blog post was accompanied by on-air announcements during the news day.

September 10
Associated Press, Alzheimer's Research Grant Given To Brown, Boston Nonprofit: This grant award article appeared in more than two dozen outlets, such as Boston 25 NewsUS News & World ReportSFGate.com, among others.

September 10
McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, ‘Revolutionary’ $53M Grant To Fund 40 Pilots To Improve Direct Alzheimer’s Care: This article led with “Research into Alzheimer’s treatment entered a new phase Tuesday.”  

September 10
Penn Memory Center, P3MB Joins New IMPACT Collaboratory Research Incubator: This article featured one of the partners in the NIA Imbedded Pragmatic AD/ADRD Clinical Trials (IMPACT) Collaboratory: the Penn Program on Precision Medicine for the Brain (P3MB).

$53.4M grant to Brown, Hebrew SeniorLife to enable massive expansion of Alzheimer’s research

Federal grant from the National Institute on Aging will fund a collaborative research incubator to support trials across the nation aimed at improving care for people living with dementia.