November 29, 2018 — Congratulations to UW ADRC researchers and project collaborators Drs. David Baker, Paul Crane, Eric Larson, and Tom Montine, who are listed among the world's most influential researchers, based on the highest percentile of peer citations in scientific publications.
November 13, 2018 — Mark your calendar! Jan 9th: The UW Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine presents a public forum on stem cell science and the potential for new treatments for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other neurodegenerative diseases. The featured panelists include researchers from UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center/ADRC and collaborators.
November 06, 2018 — The NIA recently funded a center to advance research on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in Native populations. To address health disparities, the new center will recruit and mentor junior and midlevel scientists interested in pursuing research on Alzheimer’s disease in Native populations, with a special focus on investigators and others from underrepresented minority groups. The project will be a collaboration between WSU/UW ADRC, UC Denver, and Stanford..
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.