The KRA group has over thirty years of combined experience in planning and establishing national research programs. The principals are the architects of internationally renowned programs of research on brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease at the National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and in the private sector. They are recognized as opinion leaders in the fields of Alzheimer’s disease and brain aging and acclaimed for their roles in building the national research infrastructure, recruiting leaders of the field and, helping to develop the careers of numerous new investigators. The group has scientific credibility and well-established relationships with an extensive network of scientists, policymakers, journalists and patient advocacy groups.