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Meet with Dementia Discovery Fund

San Diego, CA

11/14/2017

10:30am - 1:00pm

Dementia is arguably the greatest single global healthcare challenge, affecting more than 47 million people worldwide at an estimated annual cost to the global economy of over US $604 billion. Despite the increasing scale of the problem, research has not produced any disease modifying treatments, with current therapies limited to symptomatic treatments, having no effect on underlying disease. The Dementia Discovery Fund (“DDF”) is a highly innovative new fund backed by the UK Government, Alzheimer’s Research UK and seven of the world’s leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
The DDF is funding the discovery and development of new disease-modifying treatments for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia with the intent to improve dramatically the quality of life for the growing number of dementia sufferers and their families while also generating a financial return.

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Contact: Michelle Maiello
Contact Phone: 8582421533
Contact Email: mmaiello@its.jnj.com