Announcements

New NSF Grant for fMRI Study of the Brain Networks of Memory and Attention

August 08, 2017 — Dr. Thomas Grabowski, Director of the UW ADRC, and colleagues have received a grant National Science Foundation to probe the networks of neurons that support our mental abilities, such as attention and memory. They will test their idea that the size of a network’s components (cortical fields) matters to its strength or susceptibility to dysfunction.

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New Lancet Commission Recommends Key Ways to Prevent Dementia, Improve Care, Protect Patients

July 20, 2017 — UW ADRC's Dr. Eric Larson and ACT Study collaborator Dr. Linda Teri co-authored the new report identifying nine modifiable health and lifestyle factors that, if eliminated, might prevent 1 in 3 dementia cases.

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Jayadev Lab Publishes New Findings on iPSCs

July 17, 2017 — Modulation of Hematopoietic Lineage Specification Impacts TREM2 Expression in Microglia-Like Cells Derived From Human Stem Cells in ASN Neuro, 2017 Jul-Aug;9(4)

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ADRC’s Debby Tsuang Joins a New Multi-Center Consortium For Studying Lewy Body Dementia Biomarkers

July 06, 2017 — A $6 million NIH grant establishes a national research consortium focused on improving the diagnosis and understanding the cause for DLB and Parkinson's disease dementia.

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Suzan DelBene (WA-01) Visits UW ADRC and Calls for Increased Research Funding for Alzheimer’s Disease

July 05, 2017 — Read the press release from the Congresswoman's office after she toured the UW ADRC clinical research space, neuropathology lab, and memory clinic.

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Sign Up for the Summer/Fall ADRC E-Magazine!

June 21, 2017 — The next edition of Dimensions will be out in digital form in August, so be sure you are on our e-mail list to receive news on research and brain healthy activities and recipes.

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New Funding to Study the Role of MSUT2 in Tau Protein Toxicity

June 14, 2017 — ADRC's Dr. Brian Kraemer received NIA funding for a 'Capturing Complexity in the Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Involved in the Etiology of Alzheimer's Disease' Research Project.

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$2.8 Million Renewal of Grant Focused on Measurement of Early Symptoms in Alzheimer’s

May 31, 2017 — The project applies state-of-the art approaches to identify the neurobiological underpinnings of variation in early changes in Alzheimer's, to advance methods of diagnosis and treatment.

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New Grant to Study TBI

May 19, 2017 — The ADRC and Adult Changes in Thought Study received a 2.5 million grant from the Dept of Defense: Late-Life Consequences of TBI and Military Service: A Population-Based Study.

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ADRC Welcomes New Research Coordinators

May 10, 2017 — Jessica McDougall and Kimberly Lowell have joined the clinical research team

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