The plan would set aside $2 billion a year for Alzheimer’s, tracking recommendations made by experts in the field, in an effort to find a cure in the next 10 years. The sum is about four times what the National Institutes of Health says it has spent annually on Alzheimer’s research in recent years. A new budget package signed into law by President Barack Obama last week boosted Alzheimer’s research spending to $936 million, an increase of $350 million, according to the National Institute on Aging.Visualizations courtesy of Graphiq.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Hillary Clinton Promises More Funding for Alzheimer's Research
Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has made a cure for Alzheimer's a key policy of her campaign, with details of a plan announced this week. The Wall Street Journal reports: