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By: Phyllis Ferrell

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

In January the Powerball jackpot blew past 1.5 billion dollars. It was the largest jackpot in US history and the sum fueled the dreams of millions across the country. Now take that 1.5 billion and multiply it by 157 (and change). That gets you to about 236 billion dollars. It’s enough money to give every one of the approximately 320 million people in the US more ...

By: Phyllis Ferrell

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

Earlier this month I wrote about the impact that Coach Pat Summitt had on my life personally through her powerhouse career on the court and in her advocacy to end Alzheimer’s. This week, I’m keeping Coach Summitt front and center when I join more than 5,000 researchers, investigators, clinicians and care providers from 70 countries in Toronto for the 2016 

By: Phyllis Ferrell

A version of this post also appeared on Campaign for Modern Medicines.

Today is the summer solstice and we here at Lilly are joining the Alzheimer’s Association in recognizing the Longest Day. It's a day to raise awareness that people living with Alzheimer’s, along with their caregivers, are still looking for answers. So are we. While preparing for an