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Report of 2019-2020 Scientific Advances for the Prevention, Treatment, and Care of Dementia

NIA has prepared a snapshot of recent scientific progress for the prevention, treatment, and care of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. In this report, we highlight a few select programs and research findings from 2019 and early 2020.

For additional resources and information, visit the embedded hyperlinks. The project and program summaries link to recent NIH news releases and NIH Director’s Blog posts. This report also links to many of NIA’s featured research articles about Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Articles found on NIA’s website also link to related biomedical journal articles and relevant research milestones.

This snapshot of 2019-2020 research progress was taken from the NIH Professional Judgment Budget for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias for Fiscal Year 2022.