Remember to RSVP for the Aug. 17-19th Annual ACT Symposium by Aug. 13th!

July 18, 2020 — Researchers, the theme of this year's Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) Symposium is "Bridging population science and human biology to understand brain aging and dementia risk. On Aug 17-19, we will virtually bring together researchers and other interested persons to discuss research related to ACT and brain aging science. This year’s plenary speaker is Dr. Marilyn Albert, Director of Cognitive Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins. RSVP at the link.

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Now available: NIA’s “Social Determinants of Health” webinar presentations

July 02, 2020 — A recording of the "Social Determinants of Health" presentations from last week's National Institute on Aging's ADC Program "stay in touch" webinar series for ADRCs is now available

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Allen Institute, UW Medicine ADRC, and Kaiser Permanente Launch New Alzheimer’s Collaboration

June 25, 2020 — The new consortium, funded by a five-year $40.5 million grant from the NIA, hopes to identify the cells that are involved in the process that leads to Alzheimer's or help protect against it. All the data will be freely available to the scientific community. Read the story on National Public Radio.

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Upcoming Webinar 6/26 12 - 1pm PT: ADRC Clinical Core Webinar: Social Determinants of Health

June 12, 2020 — Discussion led by Lisa Barnes, PhD, Rush University and Amy Kind, MD, PhD University of Wisconsin. Click for Agenda and Presentations/ Register for the Zoom meeting.

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The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2020 - Now Virtual and FREE!

May 26, 2020 — The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2020 is now a virtual event at no cost. Researchers, submit your Developing Topics abstract by 5/27 at 9 p.m. PDT for the opportunity to present your late-breaking research at AAIC20.

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Dimensions Magazine - Spring 2020

April 22, 2020 — We hope this packed publication brings everyone a sense of connection with our research teams, clinicians, and wider community in these challenging times. Hard copies on their way, and you can view the PDF at the link.

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Newsletter: A Message to Our Community

April 02, 2020 — Read our current newsletter for information about new virtual support programs and events, news, and notes for researchers. If you would like to be added to the monthly MBWC/ADRC email list, email

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COVID-19 Update for our Research Participants

March 13, 2020 — The CDC is advising that the best way to prevent illness from COVID-19 is to avoid being exposed to the virus. Therefore we at the UW ADRC Clinical Core study have made the decision to suspend in-person visits at this time. Your health is our number one priority and suspending in-person visits is one way to help protect you and your families.  If you have questions or concerns please email ( or call 206-744-0588. Additional information from the Alzheimer's Association about COVID-19 and tips for caregivers can be found here:

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Cancelled: ADRC’s Caitlin Latimer, MD, PhD will present at the March 11th UW Pathology Grand Rounds

February 11, 2020 — Cancelled (TBA reschedule) Title: Resistance and Resilience to Alzheimer's Disease: Pathology in a Community-Based Cohort. Flyer at link.

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February 3, 4pm: Toward Precision Medicine Seminar with Dr. Julie Saugstad, PhD

January 28, 2020 — We are excited to host Dr. Saugstad for her talk: MicroRNA Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease: Performance in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Traumatic Brain Injury on Monday, February 3, 2020 4:00-5:00 pm. Harborview Medical Center's Ninth and Jefferson Building NJ1007 (10th floor conference room).

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