News in Research

July 12, 2018

Our Alzheimer’s Study and the AAIC

Briana Lee of the UW Integrated Brain Imaging Center writes about the use of brain imaging to discover a non-invasive biomarker for early #Alzheimer’s disease, to make prevention possible.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine


July 10, 2018

Questions swirl around CTE brain disease and research

Is there a link between CTE and head trauma? What is the effect of CTE on behavior and suicide risk? Can CTE be diagnosed in living people? ADRC's Dr. Dirk Keene has the answers. [VIDEO]

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Categories: Research, Q&A, Precision Medicine


June 26, 2018

The Herpes Virus - Alzheimer’s Link: A Q&A with Dr. Christine Johnston

A virologist's perspective on the possible link between common herpes viruses and Alzheimer's disease - and what it means for our health.

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Categories: Research, Q&A, Precision Medicine


June 07, 2018

‘We Lobe You’

Researchers have created a way to express gratitude to research participants using personal brain scan data

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Categories: Research, Art


June 06, 2018

Your Reading List for Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

We've put together your June reading list focused on the themes that Governor Jay Inslee lists in this Proclamation.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community


May 08, 2018

Highlights of the 2018 Discovery Conference

Topics included the transformative role of hope in dementia caregiving, technology for better and safer living with memory loss, community wellbeing, delirium, dementia with Lewy Bodies, and frontotemporal dementia.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, FTD Disorders, Dementia with Lewy Bodies


April 23, 2018

Co-Participants: The Unsung Heroes of ADRC Research Studies

Curious about what happens in a longitudinal research study? A UW ADRC research coordinator writes about cognitive testing in Alzheimer's clinical research and her debt of gratitude to the partners of study participants.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine


April 20, 2018

ADRC Awards for Ambitious New Ideas

Learn about the newly funded 2018-2019 Alzheimer's Disease Research Center pilot projects. These one-year projects encourage investigators to use ADRC resources to advance the understanding, diagnosis, and/or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine


April 11, 2018

Discovery 2018 Conference Preview - Workshop: Frontotemporal Dementia: What’s It All About?

A preview of the workshop to be led by Kimiko Domoto-Reilly, MD, a neurologist and FTD expert at the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, FTD Disorders


April 09, 2018

Fish Oil and Seafood for Brain Health: What’s the Evidence?

Based on current scientific literature, Dr. Angela Hanson gives a dose of advice on taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements to protect the brain and prevent Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

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Categories: Research, Food & Diet