THE SOCIETY OF WOMEN’S HEALTH RESEARCH
SWHR is a national non-profit organization, is the thought leader in research on biological differences in disease and is dedicated to transforming women’s health through science, advocacy, and education. For more information, visit http://www.womenshealthresearch.org
GEOFFREY BEENE FOUNDATION
The Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer’s Initiative (GBFAI) was launched in November 2007 as a major charitable beneficiary of the Geoffrey Beene Foundation .GBFAI creates and supports educational campaigns to build public awareness and expose the impact of the Alzheimer’s epidemic on the nation's healthcare systems. Contributions in excess of $4.7 million have been made to support groundbreaking awareness programs and next generation research in early diagnostics.
FOUNDATION FOR NIH
Established by the United States Congress to support the mission of the NIH—improving health through scientific discovery in the search for cures—the Foundation for NIH is a leader in identifying and addressing complex scientific and health issues. FNIH coordinates the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, a partnership co-funded by the NIH National Institute on Aging and the private sector. Now in its third phase, ADNI studies changes in the brains of people with normal function, mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s.
Medtronic, Inc. (http://www.medtronic.com), headquartered in Minneapolis, is the global leader in medical technology -- alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world. For more information, visit '/>"/>
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