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  • Registration open for statistical conference focused on cluster randomized clinical trials IMPACT Steering Committee and Design and Statistics Core member Monica Taljaard, PhD, will be part of a panel at the 13th University of Pennsylvania Conference on Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials  on April 29th.  The conference will focus on challenges and opportunities in cluster randomized clinical trials. Registration is now open. 
  • Karlawish discusses diagnostic tests for Alzheimer’s disease in New York Times article Jason Karlawish, MD,  leader of the IMPACT Collaboratory  Regulatory and Ethics Core, was  quoted in a December 20th New York Times article, “Alzheimer’s Tests Soon May Be Common. Should You Get One? Diagnostic tests for Alzheimer’s disease are already here. But the results may raise as many questions as they answer.” Read the article here.
  • What can we really expect to learn from a pilot study? Goldfeld discusses answers in a blog post Keith Goldfeld, DrPH, MS, MPA, member of the IMPACT Collaboratory Design and Statistics Core Executive Committee wrote a blog post about the network and how it can help with pragmatic pilot studies to investigate promising interventions for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Goldfeld shares what we can expect to learn from a relatively ...
  • Laura Gitlin quoted in New York Times article for new therapies for people living with dementia Laura Gitlin, PhD, FGSA, FAAN, leader of the NIA IMPACT Collaboratory Dissemination and Implementation Core, was quoted in the December 8th edition of the New York Times addressing the need for meaningful activities as part of treatment for people living with dementia. Gitlin and her colleagues at the College of Nursing and Health Professions at ...
  • NIA IMPACT Collaboratory member speaks at NIH Collaboratory Grand Rounds Richard Platt, MD, MS, a member of the Executive Committee for the NIA IMPACT Collaboratory Technical Data Core, was among the presenters at the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory Grand Rounds on Friday, December 6th. Details are below: Topic Millions More People, Stronger Collaborations: The New and Improved NIH Collaboratory Distributed Research Network Date Friday, December 6, 2019, ...
  • NIA IMPACT Collaboratory Stakeholder Engagement Team holds in-person meeting The NIA IMPACT Collaboratory’s Stakeholder Engagement Team (SET) conducted an all-day meeting on December 3, 2019  at Hebrew SeniorLife in Boston, MA. Attendees included the SET, the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC), and additional participants relevant to the IMPACT Collaboratory’s efforts regarding stakeholder engagement. Click here to see the full list of participants. . The objectives were to: 1) ...
  • Larson discusses strategies for preventing dementia in Wall Street Journal Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, leader of the NIA IMPACT Collaboratory Health Care Systems Core discussed prevention of dementia in a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. The article from November 17, 2019 discusses findings from a report commissioned by the Lancet medical journal about dementia prevention research. The report shows that 35% of dementia ...
  • $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. Read the full release on the Brown University website. PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has awarded a five-year grant expected to total $53.4 million to Brown University ...
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