July 18, 2018 — The $30 million initiative 'Diagnostics Accelerator' challenges the research community to develop cutting-edge biomarkers and explore novel diagnostic technologies that would reduce the impact of Alzheimer's Disease. Submit a proposal. Letter of Intent: Sept 14; Full Application: Nov 16.
July 13, 2018 — In: Experimental Drugs Boost Elderly Immune Systems, Raising Hopes For Anti-Aging Effect, NPR
New Paper (Wijsman, Larson, Kukull): Analysis of shared heritability in common disorders of the brain
June 28, 2018 — The genome-wide association data analysis found common genetic risk among people with psychiatric disorders, especially those with ADHD, bipolar, anxiety, major depression, and schizophrenia. Neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, each had very distinct genetic risk variants. Co-authors of this large study published in Science include Ellen Wijsman, Eric B. Larson, and Walter Kukull.
June 25, 2018 — For existing NIH grants, administrative supplements are available for research focused on co-occurring conditions in individuals with Down syndrome, such as Alzheimer’s disease/dementia. Application due date: July 23, 2018
June 22, 2018 — Brown University is recruiting for an endowed professorship in laboratory or translational Alzheimer's Disease research with an open rank, to help build a robust bench to beside AD research program that complements clinical and basic research programs . See more here.
June 11, 2018 — Submit your abstracts for oral presentations, data blitz presentations, and poster displays for the 2018 Abstract Submission Deadline for the International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias.
Upcoming Guest Speaker: Dr. Charlie Bernick, MD, MPH, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
June 05, 2018 — June 13, 4-5pm: Head trauma and risk of neurodegeneration: hot topic or hot mess?
July 6th deadline: AHA/ Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group are accepting applications for basic science research award(s) of up to $43 million over 8 years
May 30, 2018 — The intent American Heart Association / Allen Brain Health and Cognitive Impairment award(s) is to fund large-scale integrated research that will identify novel, early, actionable, biological contributors to causes of age-related cognitive impairment, including Alzheimer's disease.
May 30, 2018 — The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research has recognized 42 researchers, including ADRC Director Dr. Tom Grabowski, for their accomplishments in the field of medical imaging.
May 29, 2018 — The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Davis is recruiting a translational imaging scientist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.