Find updates on the work of our researchers here, as well as news about recent advances in Alzheimer's science, funding and awareness.

Job Posting: Office Manager/Executive Assistant

Cure Alzheimer's Fund is seeking candidates for an Office Manager/Executive Assistant position.


Position Title: Office Manager / Executive Assistant
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer


Position Overview

Cure Alzheimer’s Fund is a non-profit with a small yet dedicated staff. The full time office manager position is responsible for overall front office activities, including the reception area, and creating a positive and effective office environment.

Job Posting: Accounting Assistant

Cure Alzheimer’s Fund is seeking candidates for an Accounting Assistant position.


Position Title: Accounting Assistant
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Part time: 10 hours per week


Position Overview

Cure Alzheimer’s Fund is a non-profit with a small yet dedicated staff. The Accounting Assistant performs a range of bookkeeping, accounting, and clerical support functions for the Accounting Department. 



Rotary and Cure Alzheimer's Fund Co-Sponsor Research Focusing on Why Women Get Alzheimer's More Than Men

(CHICAGO, IL) – OCTOBER 7, 2016 – Rotary and Cure Alzheimer’s Fund today announced an agreement to co-fund a new, groundbreaking research project to search for female-specific genetic and other factors contributing to women’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease. In total, the two organizations will provide a grant of $375,000 for this critical research.

Protecting Synapses in Adults: An Early Intervention for Alzheimer’s?

What do the developing brain and the Alzheimer’s brain have in common? Beth Stevens, Ph.D., a developmental neurologist, is investigating an important connection: the loss of synapses, where neurons connect with one another to transmit important signals.

A Growing Research Consortium

We are very pleased to announce the addition of Drs. Ben Barres, Bart De Strooper and Nancy Ip to our team of renowned global researchers.

Alumni Reunite

Henry McCance and Jeff Morby, co-chairmen and co-founders of Cure Alzheimer’s Fund and Harvard Business School (HBS) alumni, had their respective 50th and 55th reunions in June.

Morby made a presentation to 100 attendees of his reunion about the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease and the major research initiatives that have been funded by Cure Alzheimer’s Fund.

Cure Alzheimer's Fund Tops $6 Million in Research Spending

Nonprofit has funded 29 projects this year to help cure Alzheimer's disease, with more grants to come

WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 19, 2016 -- Cure Alzheimer's Fund has announced today that the nonprofit has issued more than $6 million in research grants this year to scientists looking to advance our knowledge of Alzheimer's disease or to develop effective therapies to treat or cure it. Since the beginning of the year, the organization has funded 29 projects across the country and around the world, with more grants to come.

CaringKind and Cure Alzheimer’s Fund create care and cure alliance

(New York City, NY) – August 8, 2016 – CaringKind, New York City’s leading expert in Alzheimer's and dementia care for the past three decades, has formed an alliance with Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, a non-profit dedicated to funding research to prevent, slow, or reverse the disease.

$10 Million in Funded Research in 2015

Thanks to the generosity of our growing donor base, in 2015 Cure Alzheimer’s Fund reached $10 million in research grants in a single year for the first time. Since our inception, we have provided $38 million to the field’s top scientists to accelerate their pursuit of a cure. We are thrilled with their progress and honored by our donors’ trust in us, but there is still much work to be done.  

Air Pollution and Alzheimer's: Sound the Alarm

New evidence—funded by Cure Alzheimer’s Fund (CAF) and others—has emerged suggesting a strong connection between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease. “These findings underscore the complexity of this disease,” says CAF President and CEO Tim Armour, “and emphasize the need for a comprehensive approach to stop it.”