March 22, 2018 — Special Guest Speaker, Andrey S. Shaw, MD, Genentech will present "Imaging approaches to understand the role of CD2AP in kidney and Alzheimer's disease" Wed. April 25, 2018 in HSB Rm T-739
March 09, 2018 — The Healthy Aging Summit seeks broad participation by subject matter experts from diverse disciplines, provider types, and the public-private sectors. The goals are to explore the science of aging, Identify knowledge gaps, promote prevention, and support aging in place. Register here.
March 09, 2018 — The Butler-Williams Scholars Program provides unique opportunities for junior faculty and researchers who are new to the field of aging to gain insight about research on aging from a number of perspectives, such as health disparities in aging, Alzheimers disease
UW/VA’s Dr. Elaine Peskind receives Paul B. Magnuson Award for for her extensive work on brain and behavioral disorders
February 28, 2018 — The VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service's highest honor - the Paul B. Magnuson Award is given to acknowledge entrepreneurship, humanitarianism, and dedication in service to Veterans.
February 20, 2018 — Call for applications to join the CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network, an interdisciplinary initiative to increase understanding of the fundamental biology of neurodegenerative disorders, with Early Career Acceleration Awards and Collaborative Science Awards. Learn more here.
February 12, 2018 — Presenting their research in Foege S-060 on 2/22 at 2:30pm: Nikolay Burnaevskiy, PhD, Mendenhall/Kaeberlein Lab, Pathology: Causes of variegated gene expression in young and old animals / Alex Mason, Queitsch Lab, Genome Sciences: Identification of an early-aging mutant in a sensitized miRNA-deficient background.
February 09, 2018 — View the five pilot projects funded for 2018-2019, including one from the newest faculty member in the UW Integrated Brain Imaging Center, Hesamoddin Jahanian, to develop ultrafast MRI as a biomarker for AD.
February 07, 2018 — The UW School of Pharmacy’s Plein Center in Geriatrics is holding its 2nd annual research symposium on March 8, 11 a.m. UW alum, John Newman, MD, PhD, of UCSF and the Buck Institute will share his expertise on delivering precision medicine for older adults, using every tool from genetics and biomarkers to functional and social assessment, in order to maximize function and independence. Register here.
January 25, 2018 — Read on in the January 2018 combined newsletter of the National Institute on Aging Genetics of AD Data Storage Site (NCRAD/NIAGADS)
January 22, 2018 — The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience awards up to four awards annually, each providing $100,000 per year for three years. Due Date: Letters of intent are due on March 26, 2018. Full proposals will be due September 10, 2018. Funding begins on February 1, 2019.