Advisory Council February 2014 Meeting Presentation: G8 Dementia Summit



Monday, February 3, 2014


Report on the G8 Dementia Summit

Richard J. Hodes, M.D.
U.S. Delegate
National Institute on Aging

National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease

  • Goal 1: Prevent and Effectively Treat Alzheimer’s Disease by 2025
  • Goal 2: Optimize care quality and efficiency
  • Goal 3: Expand patient and family support
  • Goal 4: Enhance public awareness and engagement
  • Goal 5: Track progress and drive improvement

G8 Summit Declaration and CommuniqueThe Dementia Challenge

  • set an ambition to identify a cure, or a disease-modifying therapy, for dementia by 2025
  • significantly increase the amount spent on dementia research
  • increase the number of people involved in clinical trials and studies on dementia
  • establish a new global envoy for dementia innovation, following in the footsteps of global envoys on HIV and Aids and on Climate Change
  • develop an international action plan for research
  • share information and data from dementia research studies across the G8 countries to work together and get the best return on investment in research
  • encourage open access to all publicly-funded dementia research to make data and results available for further research as quickly as possible.

International Alzheimer's Disease Research Portfolio (IADRP)

  • Web-based portal developed by NIA and the Alzheimer’s Association: Alzheimer’s and related dementias research funded projects 2008 to 2012.
  • Currently includes: Federal agencies (including NIH, AHRQ, CDC, AoA, VA and DoD), Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation, and Alzheimer’s Research UK, Alzheimer’s Society UK, Alzheimer’s Society of Canada, and Alzheimer’s Australia.

Health and Retirement Study and SAGE Global Coverage

World -Wide Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiatives

International Contributions to Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Studies

  • North America: Canada
  • Nordic Countries: Iceland, Sweden
  • European Union Countries: France, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Spain, Italy
  • Asian Countries: Japan, South Korea

G8 Summit Legacy Meetings

  • Social impact investment – United Kingdom
  • New care and prevention models – Japan
  • Academia-industry partnerships - Canada and France
  • International research coordination to accelerate identification of AD treatment, cure, and prevention – United States

Save the Date

Alzheimer's Disease Research Summit 2015
G-8 Legacy Meeting

February 9-11, 2015
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Bethesda, MD

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