News from February 2016

February 20, 2016

“The Dark Energy of the Brain,” with Dr. Marcus Raichle

Neuroscientist Marcus Raichle visited to talk about the brain's innate organization of electrical patterns sustaining mental life, during sleep or multi-tasking, daydreaming or anesthesia.

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Categories: Research


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, ADRC News


Talking Exomes

Genetic sequencing technology will feature largely in the future of Alzheimer's disease prevention and tailored treatment

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Categories: Therapeutic Pipeline Project, Research, Precision Medicine, FTD Disorders, ADRC News


An Artistic Take on Dementia Care

Collaborative research demonstrates meaningful benefits of arts engagement for people living with memory loss and dementia.

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Categories: Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, FTD Disorders


Mindfulness as Medicine

Neuropsychologist Dr. Kris Rhoads' work in the memory loss clinic harnesses the power of mindfulness meditation to re-wire the brain and decrease stress

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Categories: Clinical Care, Profiles


The Art of Alzheimer’s

A new art exhibit shines a light on Seattle’s progress in becoming a dementia-friendly city

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Categories: Dementia-Friendly Community, Art