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Advisory Council October 2018 Meeting Presentation: AD/ADRD Research Update

Friday, October 19, 2018

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Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Research Update

Richard Hodes, M.D.
Director, NIA

FY19 Budget Status -- Funding Increases Across the Board

  • $39 Billion for the NIH
    • $40M for universal flu vaccine
    • $29M increase for BRAIN
    • $86M increase for All of US
    • $425M increase for AD/ADRD
    • $3.1B for the NIA
    • $84M increase for NIA research; percent increase comparable to other ICs
    • All divisions will benefit
      • DBSR
      • DGCG
      • DAB
      • DN

AD/ADRD Targeted Increases

  • 2011
    • National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA)
  • 2012
    • $50 M* redirected within NIH budget
  • 2013
    • $40 M* redirected within NIH budget
  • 2014
    • $100 M additional approp
  • 2015
    • $25 M additional approp
  • 2016
    • $350 M additional approp
  • 2017
    • $400 M additional approp
  • 2018
    • $414 M additional approp
  • 2019
    • $425 M in additional appropriations as of 09/28/18

* one-year money
Years displayed are Fiscal Years

NIA Appropriations Fiscal Years 2008-2019

Line Chart.
Appropriations Budget Growth since
FY2008-2019 Actual Dollars: +$2,030.0M (192.8%)
Constant Dollars: +$1,206.8M (114.6%)

NIA Appropriations Fiscal Years 2013-2019

Bar Chart: 2013 ($1,046), 2014 ($1,171), 2015 ($1,199), 2016 ($1,600), 2017 ($2,049), 2018 ($2,574), 2019 ($3,083).

Care and Caregiving Actions

  • National Research Summit on Dementia Care & Services - October 2017
  • Planned Evidence Review: Care Interventions for Individuals with Dementia and Their Caregivers
  • Improving Care for People with AD/ADRD Using Technology (iCare-AD/ADRD) Challenge
    • NIH's first Eureka Prize Competition

National Research Summit on Dementia Care & Services -- Next Steps

  • Summit milestones have been incorporated into overarching AD/ADRD research implementation milestones
    • Informed the FY2020 AD/ADRD Bypass Budget
  • Initiatives released
  • Preliminary planning for next care/services summit underway

Release of Initiatives

Save the Date

Save the Date: AD/ADRD Care/Services Summit II, March 24-25, 2020, Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda, MD.

Planned Evidence Review: Care Interventions for Individuals with Dementia and Their Caregivers

NASEM Committee Members

  • Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH (Chair)
  • Marilyn Albert, PhD
  • María P. Aranda, PhD, MSW, MPA, LCS
  • Marilyn Blum, BA
  • Christopher M. Callahan, MD
  • Eileen M. Crimmins, PhD
  • Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, PhD
  • XinQi Dong, MD, MPH
  • Miguel Hernán, MD, DrPH
  • Ronald Hickman, Jr., PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FNAP, FAAN
  • Rebecca A. Hubbard, PhD
  • Jason Karlawish, MD
  • Robyn I. Stone, DrPH
  • Jennifer L. Wolff, PhD

iCare-AD/ADRD Challenge

  • Improving Care for People with AD/ADRD Using Technology Challenge
    • Seeks to spur the development of technology applications to improve dementia care coordination and/or care navigation
    • Up to $400,000 in cash prizes may be awarded to teams or individuals that participate in the competition
    • Submissions accepted from October 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019
    • NIA challenge managers held a webinar on October 17, 2018 to introduce attendees to the Challenge and cover participation requirements
    • See for full prize details

Updates of NIA-VA collaborative efforts

  • Ongoing collaborations:
    • Collaborative Aging (in Place) Research using Technology (CART)
      • Project status meeting, October 12, 2018
    • International Alzheimer's and Related Dementias Research Portfolio (IADRP)
  • Collaborative efforts in planning stage:
    • Interagency workshop on deployment-related TBI as a risk factor for Alzheimer's and related dementias will take place in February, 2019
    • VA-NIA collaboration to increase participation of veterans in NIA funded clinical research
    • Early Stage Physician-Scientist Career development program in ADRD research to match VA clinicians with NIH-funded mentors

Save the Date

Save the Date: Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias Summit 2019: Research Challenges and Opportunities, March 14-15, 2019, Natcher Auditorium, NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD.
Register now: