H.R.1560 - Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act of 2007

To amend the Public Health Service Act to fund breakthroughs in Alzheimer's disease research while providing more help to caregivers and increasing public education about prevention. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the Public Health Service Act to fund breakthroughs in Alzheimer's disease research while providing more help to caregivers and increasing public education about prevention. as introduced.
  • Short: Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act of 2007 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act of 2007 - Authorizes appropriations to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for conducting and supporting research on Alzheimer's disease in FY2008-FY2012.Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Institute on Agin

Official Summary

Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act of 2007 - Authorizes appropriations to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for conducting and supporting research on Alzheimer's disease in FY2008-FY2012.Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Institute on Aging to:
(1) give priority to projects for conducting and supporting Alzheimer's disease research;
(2) increase the emphasis on the need to conduct Alzheimer's disease prevention trials within NIH;
(3) ensure that Alzheimer's disease is maintained as a high priority for the existing neuroscience initiative;
(4) conduct and support cooperative clinical research regarding Alzheimer's disease; and
(5) make grants for research related to the early detection, diagnosis, and prevention of Alzheimer's disease, the relationship of vascular disease and Alzheimer's disease, and Alzheimer's disease services and caregiving.Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to:
(1) convene a summit of researchers and other industry representatives on Alzheimer's disease;
(2) make grants for public education programs on risk factors associated with cognitive health, Alzheimer's disease, and other dementias; and
(3) make grants to community organizations to establish and operate Alzheimer's call centers to provide 24-hour information on Alzheimer's disease.Extends through FY2012 funding for demonstration projects relating to Alzheimer's disease.

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