News

Welsh Government adopts Dementia Action Plan

15 February 2018 — The Welsh Government has adopted the Dementia Action Plan for Wales 2018-2022, outlining a comprehensive response to the impact of dementia, including improving support of those affected and enabling dementia friendly communities. [read more]

Boehringer Ingelheim continues search for Alzheimer’s treatment despite trial set-back

20 February 2018 – Boehringer Ingelheim have shifted their attention to a new compound to treat Alzheimer’s disease, after topline results of two Phase II trials of BI 409306 showed that it did not have efficacy when tested for Alzheimer’s disease. [read more]

Merck remain committed after discontinuing Verubecestat study

14 February 2018 — Pharmaceutical company Merck have announced the discontinuation of Phase III studies into the effects of Verubecestat, a possible new drug treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. [read more]

Wendy Weidner appointed as Research and Policy Project Lead

06 February 2018 — Wendy will join ADI on 1 March and be responsible for ADI’s participation in the STRiDE (Strengthening responses to dementia in developing countries) project in partnership with the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE). [read more]

Dementia included in draft WHO programme of work

25 January 2018 – The World Health Organization have included dementia in the next draft programme of work after the call for its explicit inclusion was supported by Member States and civil society. [read more]

Statement calls for explicit inclusion of dementia in WHO work plan

22 January 2018 - ADI has submitted a statement for the urgent inclusion of dementia in the next programme of work of the World Health Organization. [read more]

ADI recruiting for Membership Manager

10 January 2018 - ADI is looking for an experienced individual to support the work and development of existing and new members around the world. [read more]

Registration for ADI2018 is now open

04 January 2017 – Registration for ADI2018 in Chicago, USA is now open. The ADI Conference is the longest running international conference on dementia and will feature an engaging programme of presentations on the latest in dementia science, care and understanding. [read more]

Global Perspective Newsletter for December 2017

The December 2017 issue of our Global Perspective newsletter is now available. This issue includes news from World Alzheimer's Month 2017, ADI meetings and regular features and contributions from Alzheimer associations and our partners. [Read it now]

Bob and Diane Fund award dementia photography

11 December 2017 - The Bob and Diane Fund have awarded USD $5,000 to Christopher Nunn, in recognition of his photography project depicting the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. [read more]