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Accera, Inc. Announces Culmination of Lost & Found Campaign: Company Donates $25,000 to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America for National Memory Screening Day

November 17, 2009

Broomfield, CO, November 17, 2009 – Accera, Inc., a biotechnology company delivering breakthrough therapies in central nervous system diseases, announced today the culmination of its "Lost & Found" campaign, an online educational initiative whereby each visit to prompted a donation by Accera to support the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA).

All funds generated through this initiative, which totaled $25,000, are being donated to AFA today for "National Memory Screening Day" to further the organization's efforts to support individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their families. Eric J. Hall, president and CEO of AFA, said, "We remain grateful of organizations and companies such as Accera that have repeatedly demonstrated their commitment to individuals facing this devastating disease and to the cause in general."

National Memory Screening Day, an annual initiative sponsored by AFA, provides free, confidential memory screenings to individuals concerned about memory loss with the objective of early detection and intervention. Qualified healthcare professionals offer the face-to-face screenings and distribute educational materials about memory concerns and successful aging in communities across the nation.

Steve Orndorff, Ph.D., President and CEO of Accera, Inc., stated, "We are very pleased with the success of this campaign and are eager to continue our efforts in the fight against Alzheimer's disease." He continued, "With this donation, we hope to further improve the quality of life for patients and caregivers."

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