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The Alzheimer’s Association and The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell




The Alzheimer’s Association, the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research, and the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, one of the largest and most modern scientific facilities in the world dedicated to solving the puzzle of Alzheimer’s disease, and which is now celebrating 20 years of providing tens of millions of dollars for research, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to honor the five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease as well as their 15 million caregivers.

In honor of the occasion, Daryl Simon, Chair of the Alzheimer’s Association Rita Hayworth Gala and Marc Flajolet, Assistant Research Professor at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research at The Rockefeller University, led by Nobel Laureate Dr. Paul Greengard, will ring the Closing Bell. The Rita Hayworth Gala takes place on Tuesday, October 27.


Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Friday, October 23, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET     

Alzheimer’s Association Rita Hayworth Gala Media Contact: 

Molly Peterson

(212) 957-3005

Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation Media Contact: 

Jaymie Arkin

(212) 915-1322

Nasdaq MarketSite: 

Will Briganti

(646) 441-5012

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About Alzheimer’s Association:

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For more information, visit

About the Fisher Center:

The Foundation was established in 1995 by Zachary Fisher to fund Alzheimer’s research. The Foundation primarily funds the work of the scientists at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research at The Rockefeller University. The Foundation has received the exceptional 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator for the fourth consecutive year. Howard Lutnick serves as Co-Vice Chairman of the Fisher Center and Kent L. Karosen is President/CEO of the Foundation. To learn more about the Fisher Center, visit To join the conversation, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter at @FisherCenter.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: or


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