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AFTD Receives $600,000 Gift for Vital Research and Family Support

Today, AFTD announced that it has received a $600,000 gift from the Open Hand Foundation, which is…

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Nation’s Leading Frontotemporal Dementia Organization Adds Four Board Members to Help Further Its Mission

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) has welcomed four additions to its Board of Directors, further bolstering…

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AFTD and ALS Association Launch Funding Opportunity for Digital Tool Development in ALS and Frontotemporal Dementia

AFTD and The ALS Association are launching a funding opportunity to support collaborative development of digital assessment…

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Advocates Raise $1.8 Million+ in Fight Against Young-Onset Dementia at AFTD’s Hope Rising Benefit

More than 400 supporters joined together at AFTD’s seventh annual Hope Rising Benefit in New York City…

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Dementia Love Story to Bring FTD Awareness to Denver’s Clocktower Cabaret

FTD is the most common cause of dementia for people under 60. But it remains far too…

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1,200+ People Impacted by Young-Onset Dementia Gather for AFTD’s Annual Education Conference

More than one thousand people impacted by frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), the most common dementia under 60, came…

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Donald Newhouse Honored for Work Targeting Primary Progressive Aphasia, All Forms of Most Common Dementia under 60

On Wednesday night, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City, The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)…

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New Report Will Help the FDA to Evaluate Future Treatments for Frontotemporal Degeneration

Today, AFTD released Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD): A Voice of the Patient Report. This report will provide the…

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Serving Young-Onset Dementia Awareness Hot

If you’ve never experienced the mix of pure adrenaline and instant regret that comes from taking a…

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Holloway Family Fund Established to Expand AFTD’s Research Initiatives

AFTD today announced the creation of The Holloway Family Fund, supported by an initial $2 million donation…

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