The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative is aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain. By accelerating the development and application of innovative technologies, researchers will be able to produce a dynamic picture of the brain that, for the first time, shows how individual cells and complex neural circuits interact in both time and space.
NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA is the primary Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research.
The National Institute of Mental Health is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.
The National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center was established by the National Institute on Aging/NIH (U01 AG016976) in 1999 to facilitate collaborative research. Using data collected from the NIA-funded Alzheimer's Disease Centers (ADCs) across the United States, NACC has developed and maintains a large relational database of standardized clinical and neuropathological research data.
The California Department of Aging (CDA) administers programs that serve older adults, adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and residents in long-term care facilities throughout the State. The Department administers funds allocated under the federal Older Americans Act, the Older Californians Act, and through the Medi-Cal program.
Interventions to Prevent Age-Related Cognitive Decline, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Clinical Alzheimer’s-Type Dementia. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US) Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. 188
The EAA is a non-exclusive, multinational and cross-party group that brings together Members of the European Parliament to support Alzheimer Europe and its members in making dementia a public health priority in Europe.
Member States are urged to build comprehensive, multisectoral public policy responses to improve quality of life, enhance equitable access to services and reduce stigma and social isolation for people with dementia and their carers. A new WHO publication assists Member States in formulating this response, through a multiphased approach.
The Global Dementia Observatory (GDO) is a data and knowledge exchange platform that offers easy access to key dementia data from Member States across the following three domains: policies, service delivery, and information and research.