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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: Phyllis Ferrell

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 ...

By: Phyllis Ferrell

“Individual success is a myth. No one succeeds all by herself.”

These inspiring words were spoken by Pat Summitt, legendary NCAA coach. With her passing, the world lost not just a giant in the world of basketball, but a champion in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Growing up in the Midwest and going to college in Indiana, basketball was all around me – I even married a coach! – and Coach Summitt was a female role model of leadership as well as a hero. She oversaw a ...

By: Phyllis Ferrell

Earlier this week I highlighted that more than 5.4 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s, a disease that can rob them of their memories, dignity and eventually their lives. I am personally connected to Alzheimer’s through my father and father-in-law. I find this notable because in the 100 years since Alzheimer’s was first described, researchers have come to understand that women develop the disease far more often than men. I ...