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Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation receives coveted 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator [1]

Click here to visit the Nobel Prize Website [2]

About the Fisher Center Foundation [3]
Our team of internationally renowned scientists, under the direction of Nobel laureate Dr. Paul Greengard, has been at the forefront of seminal research that has provided the conceptual framework for modern day investigations into Alzheimer’s disease. The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research at The Rockefeller University, headquartered in New York City, collaborates with the other leading research institutions around the world in the global pursuit for the cause, care and cure of Alzheimer’s disease.

Our Mission
To attack the scourge of Alzheimer’s disease through a 3-pronged assault focused on understanding the Causes of Alzheimer’s disease; improving the Care of people living with Alzheimer’s to enhance their quality of life; and finding a Cure for this devastating disease.

Our Goal
Our goals are to:

  • Understand the Cause of Alzheimer's
  • To find a Cure for this devastating disease
  • Improve the Care of people living with the disease to enhance their quality of life and that of their caregivers and families

About Our Research [4]

The Fisher Center laboratory is the world's leader in understanding the signaling pathways within brain cells that regulate brain functions. Our scientists have had several major findings to help those suffering from Alzheimer’s. Our ultimate goal is to find a cure. Please click the link above to see our complete listing of published articles.

Board of Trustees [11]
The Board of Trustees of the Fisher Center Foundation is comprised of well-known and highly respected community and business leaders, as well as world-renowned scientists dedicated to the cause of combating Alzheimer's disease. A scientific advisory board made up of eight scientists distinguished in the field of Alzheimer's disease counsels the Foundation's Board regarding research projects and expenditures.

Education & Awareness [12]

  • Fundraising & Campaigns
    • "Its In Your Hands: Stop Alzheimer's Now" campaign
    • How You Can Help
  • Programs & Current Events
    • Keeping Your Mind Sharp
  • Preserving Your Memory magazine [13]
    The magazine of health and hope brought to you by the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. Readers can open the pages and find the latest research in Alzheimer’s, where to go for help, what to expect, as well as find caregiving tips and strategies for healthy living.
  • E-Newsletter [14]
    Get Alzheimer's Disease news Reviewed by William J. Netzer [15], Ph.D., Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research at The Rockefeller University.

About ALZinfo.org [16]
ALZinfo.org is a tool of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation to educate people about this devastating disease. The mission of the website is to educate, engage and create an online community with 24 hours a day, 7 days a week access to information and support via online chats, message boards and the most comprehensive resource databases available.

Financial Statements

Awards [20]
We have won several awards for our website and our magazine.

Contact Us
Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation
110 East 42nd Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Toll free:  1-800-ALZINFO (259-4636)
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Email: info@alzinfo.org [21]

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[1] Image: http://www.alzinfo.org/11/about-fisher-center/fisher-center-alzheimers-research-foundation-receives-coveted-4-star-rating-charity-navigator

[2] Click here to visit the Nobel Prize Website: http://search.nobelprize.org/search/nobel/?q=greengard&i=en&x=7&y=7

[3] About the Fisher Center Foundation: http://www.alzinfo.orgabout-us/about-the-fisher-center-foundation

[4] About Our Research: http://www.alzinfo.org/our-publications

[5] Beating Back Beta Amyloid: http://www.alzinfo.org/08/alzheimers/beating-back-beta-amyloid

[6] Improving the Quality of Life for Alzheimer’s Patients: http://www.alzinfo.org/08/alzheimers/improving-the-quality-of-life-for-alzheimers-patients

[7] Reversing Nerve Cell Damage: http://www.alzinfo.org/08/alzheimers/reversing-nerve-cell-damage

[8] Recruiting Stress Proteins to clean up tangles in the brain: http://www.alzinfo.org/08/alzheimers/recruiting-stress-proteins-to-clean-up-tangles-in-the-brain

[9] Curing Early-Onset Alzheimer’s: http://www.alzinfo.org/08/alzheimers/curing-early-onset-alzheimers

[10] The Science of Caring: http://www.alzinfo.org/08/alzheimers/the-science-of-caring

[11] Board of Trustees: http://www.alzinfo.org/about-us/board-of-trustees

[12] Education & Awareness: http://www.alzinfo.org/about-us/education-awareness

[13] Preserving Your Memory magazine: http://www.alzinfo.org/preserving-your-memory-magazine

[14] E-Newsletter: http://www.alzinfo.org/e-newsletter

[15] William J. Netzer: http://www.alzinfo.org/netzer

[16] About ALZinfo.org: http://www.alzinfo.org/08/about-us/about-alzinfo-org-2

[17] 2013 Audited Financial Statement: http://www.alzinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Fisher-Center-2013-Audited-Financial-Statement.pdf

[18] 2013 IRS Form 990: http://www.alzinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Fisher-Center-2013-IRS-From-990-website.pdf

[19] Annual Report 2013: http://www.alzinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Annual-report-2013.pdf

[20] Awards: http://www.alzinfo.org/about-us/awards

[21] info@alzinfo.org: mailto:info@alzinfo.org

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