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AFTD Webinar: FTD and ALS — A Collaborative Approach to Diagnosis and Care

We know of several genes that can cause hereditary FTD, ALS, and ALS with FTD, with C9orf72…

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Graphic: Advancing Hope - AFTD-ADDF Partnership Announces New Award in Drug Discovery Program

Advancing Hope: AFTD-ADDF Partnership Announces New Award in Drug Discovery Program

AFTD has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) since 2007 to support preclinical research on…

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Graphic: Viewpoints of FTD - Brain Donation

Viewpoints of FTD – Brain Donation

While there is currently no cure or approved treatments for FTD, increasing numbers of diagnostic tools and…

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Graphic: AFTD Volunteer Receives "Visionary of the Year 2024" Award for 40 Years of Advocacy

AFTD Volunteer Receives “Visionary of the Year 2024” Award for 40 Years of Advocacy

AFTD volunteer Wanda Smith received Alzheimer’s San Diego’s Visionary of the Year 2024 award for her FTD…

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AFTD Volunteer Speaks about Trading Career for New “Vocation” as Caregiver

Alma Valencia, an AFTD volunteer in California, shared the challenges, stresses, and “moments of joy” she experiences…

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Graphic: Transposon Therapeutics Receives Fast Track Designation for PSP Treatment

Transposon Therapeutics Receives Fast Track Designation for PSP Treatment

Biotechnology company Transposon Therapeutics announced on May 21 that it has received Fast Track designation from the…

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Graphic: Biomarkers COnsortium Letter of Intent to Qualify FTD Biomarker Accepted by FDA.

Biomarkers Consortium Letter of Intent to Qualify FTD Biomarker accepted by FDA

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium announced in May that the US…

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Graphic: Aprinoia Therapeutics Receives Fast TRack Designation for PET Tracer Used to Diagnose PET

Aprinoia Therapeutics Receives Fast Track Designation for PET Tracer for PSP Diagnosis

Biopharmaceutical company Aprionoia Therapeutics announced that it has received an FDA Fast Track Designation for an imaging…

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Graphic: Dear HelpLine - Support for Young Adults

Dear HelpLine – Support for Young Adults

Dear HelpLine, My mom was diagnosed with FTD and I’m looking to connect with other young adults…

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Graphic: AFTD Joins National Institutes of Health AMP-ALS Initiative as Partner

Advancing Hope: AFTD Joins National Institutes of Health AMP ALS Initiative as Partner

AFTD is joining fellow nonprofits, biopharmaceutical companies, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as partners…

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