October 23, 2018 — The 2019 New Investigator Award provides up to $135,000 (including indirect costs) to support early-career investigators as they pursue research in Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Letter of intent due 11/19/2018. Application due 01/21/2019
Eureka prize: The Improving Care for People with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Using Technology (iCare-AD/ADRD) Challenge.
October 10, 2018 — This Eureka prize competition seeks to spur the development of technology applications to improve dementia care coordination and/or care navigation, as part of the implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act. Up to $400,000 in cash prizes may be awarded to teams or individuals that participate in the challenge. A webinar will be held on October 17, 2018 at 11:30 AM Pacific Time.
October 03, 2018 — Inside: Recent ADRC Research, Highlights from the AAIC 2018; Inventing a Blood Test for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases; Social Citizenship in Cascadia; the Gut Microbiome and Brain Health, “Ooh La La” In the Garden with Ciscoe Morris, and so much more.
September 26, 2018 — The UW ADRC seeks proposals for pilot projects that use its resources to advance the understanding, diagnosis, and/or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The UW ADRC will fund at least two awards for junior researchers of up $30,000 each, and one award of up to $75,000, which is also open to established researchers new to the ADRC, and those not affiliated with the UW.
CDC researchers report: Dementia rates are set to double by 2060, but the increase for people of color will be six- or seven-fold
September 24, 2018 — Read more: "Racial and ethnic estimates of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in the United States in adults aged ≥65 years.
September 13, 2018 — Dr. Tom Grabowski, MD, Director of UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center/ADRC, closed out the UW Neurology Grand Rounds Summer Series on August 30th with updates on neurodegenerative causes of dementia.
September 13, 2018 — September 24, 2018 NIA’s Research Centers Collaborative Network is offering a one-hour webinar to discuss strategies for engaging scientists outside of your own discipline and help participants understand potential barriers to effective multi-disciplinary collaboration from the perspective of a 30+ year career in multidisciplinary and translational research. RSVP here.
September 10, 2018 — Updates and Resources from the National Centralized Repository for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (New Name) and the NIA Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage Site
August 27, 2018 — If signed into law, this FY2019 increase would mark the fourth consecutive year of action by the U.S. Congress to support Alzheimer’s disease funding research.
July 30, 2018 — The Graduate School of Public Health and Dept. of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh have a new pre- and post-doctoral program aimed at training individuals to pursue research in the etiology of Alzheimer's disease and other age-related dementia.