House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-Ore.), Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.), and Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Michael Burgess, MD (R-Texas) sent a January 16 letter to Director of the NIH’s National Institute on Aging (NIA) Richard J. Hodes, MD, requesting information on how NIA is cultivating innovation in research to advance Alzheimer’s Disease treatments and cures. The lawmakers sent similar letters to Health and Human Services (HHS) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Brenda Destro, and Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Robert R. Redfield, MD.