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AD+ADRD Research Implementation Milestones

Browse this database to learn more about research implementation plans and progress toward the goal of effectively treating and preventing Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD) by 2025.


2022 Update: The AD+ADRD milestone category tiles below have been revised to align with other NIA materials.

  • 150+ AD & ADRD Strategic Implementation Milestones

  • Across 15+ Research Implementation Areas organized under 7 Research Areas (below)

  • Informed by recommendations from 350+ leading academic & industry experts, and public advocates

  • Participating at 6+ strategic research planning summits

About AD+ADRD Research Implementation Milestones

The AD+ADRD Research Implementation Milestones represent a research framework detailing specific steps and success criteria towards achieving the goal of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: to treat and prevent AD and ADRDs by 2025.

Spanning basic, translational, clinical, and health services research, the milestones were developed based on recommendations from over 350 leading academic and industry experts, innovators and public advocates participating at strategic research planning summits.

Users can browse the milestones by Research Areas and further refine by more targeted Research Implementation Areas. For each milestone, users will find success criteria and the projected timeline, along with updated information on progress and achievements, including funding initiatives, research programs and resources, and highlights.

The database is updated annually to inform the development of the annual NIH Alzheimer's Disease Bypass Budget.

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