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By: Amy O'Connor

Today’s guest blog is from Phyllis Ferrell, Lilly’s Vice President, Global Alzheimer’s Disease Platform Team.

Today, more than 5 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, though many of those people remain undiagnosed. Alzheimer’s disease is currently the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. Early detection is critical to improving care and accelerating efforts to find treatments that slow or prevent ...

By: Amy O'Connor

Somebody develops Alzheimer's disease every 66 seconds in the U.S. – and if we do not change the way we approach it, the disease will continue to rob the memories of loved ones and eventually cripple health care systems around the world.

In 2013, leaders from around the world made a commitment to identify a disease-modifying therapy for dementia. This would set the stage for a global initiative to reach this goal by 2025, spurring awareness campaigns, legislative action and ...

By: Patrik Jonsson, President - Lilly Japan

Our collective impact will make a difference and by working together with the right mix of innovation in the lab and policy changes around the world, we can stop this crisis.

Today’s guest post is from Patrik Jonsson. Patrik is the President and General Manager of Lilly Japan.

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Family Caregivers Month in the United States. While this ...

By: Dustin James Mergott, P.hD

Today’s guest post is from Dustin James Mergott, Ph.D. Dr. Mergott is a Research Advisor and Group Leader - Discovery Chemistry Research & Technologies at Lilly.

My work in Lilly Research Laboratories (LRL) is focused on discovering new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. I’m incredibly proud to work for Lilly, a company that has dedicated 27 years – and thousands of ...

By: Amy O'Connor

Think of the ideal leader. What makes them successful? Here at Lilly, we think an ideal leader possesses the vision to see possibilities and the drive to bring them to fruition. The Alzheimer’s community is full of amazing leaders like this, from caregivers to scientists, from patients to advocates and civil servants. This week, we honored ...