October 13, 2016

Air Pollution and Alzheimer’s Research: The Ins and Outs

UW researchers combine forces to identify the level at which air pollution raises dementia risk, a public health issue "affecting the cognitive health of everyone who breathes the air."

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Categories: Adult Changes in Thought Study, Research


October 11, 2016

New Staff Spotlight: Christina Caso

Our center's new research analyst brings experience in FTD and Alzheimer's research, brain scanning, and a passion for work in neurodegenerative disease.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine


September 20, 2016

Highlights of the 2016 UW Elder Friendly Futures Conference

The event featured transformative views on clinical care in geriatrics and neurology, research, and creative community improvements.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, Food & Diet


August 30, 2016

Gene Wilder Draws Attention to Alzheimer’s and Stigma

After news of Gene Wilder's death, UW clinical researchers talked with media outlets about the future of Alzheimer disease treatment and the costs of stigma

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Categories: Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community


July 11, 2016

Evidence of a Brain Injury-Parkinson’s Link Strengthens

Dr. Paul Crane gives perspective on the big news that TBI raises risk of Parkinson disease--not Alzheimer disease, as commonly assumed.

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Categories: Adult Changes in Thought Study, Research, Q&A


May 13, 2016

Tackling the Science of Brain Injury and Dementia Risk

A neuropathologist gives his perspective on new findings about the long-term consequences of head trauma in the general aging population and football players.

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Categories: Adult Changes in Thought Study, Research, Q&A


May 02, 2016

Gaming the Memory System

Researchers in the Buffalo Lab use videogames to figure out how the primate brain forms memories—and find clues to interventions for Alzheimer disease along the way.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine


April 19, 2016

Highlights of Alzheimer’s Discovery Conference 2016

Talks by UW experts addressed frontotemporal dementia, the unique needs of LGBTQ baby boomers, and the need for clinical trial participation.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, FTD Disorders, Food & Diet


April 07, 2016

Momentum for an Alzheimer’s Economic Plan

The Alzheimer's Association Facts and Figures 2016 gives an eye-opening look at the financial impact on families who care for a loved one with dementia.

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Categories: Clinical Care


February 19, 2016

UW Alzheimer’s Research Center Turns 30

It's been a decades-long journey towards today's precision medicine approach to Alzheimer's disease.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine