News in Adult Changes in Thought Study

July 31, 2020

New Lancet Commission report gives latest recommendations for preventing dementia

At AAIC 2020, an international group of researchers announced new additions to an authoritative list of dementia risk factors. Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, ADRC Associate Director and Senior Investigator at Kaiser Permanente WA Health Research Institute gives his perspective on the growing knowledge about preventative risk factors and prevention strategies in early, mid, and later life.

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Categories: Adult Changes in Thought Study, Research, Q&A, Social Determinants of Health, ADRC News


November 06, 2019

A Tipping Point: How TDP-43 is Changing Conversations about Alzheimer’s Disease

Take a dive into the story behind TDP-43, the protein pathology that is taking center stage in Alzheimer's disease research and studies of brain resilience.

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Categories: Adult Changes in Thought Study, Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, FTD Disorders, ADRC News


May 23, 2019

Highlights of the MODEL-AD Symposium: TDP-43, Resilience, Stem Cells, Protective Genes and More

ADRC talks spanned human cell models of sporadic Alzheimer's disease, protective genes against dementia, human resilience, machine learning, and the newly recognized role of TDP-43 protein in dementia in older adults.

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Categories: Adult Changes in Thought Study, Research, Precision Medicine, FTD Disorders, ADRC News


August 15, 2018

Highlights and Photos: Adult Changes in Thought Symposium 2018

August 13-14th, researchers from around the country shared updates on research that leverages data from the UW/Kaiser Permanente ACT study on brain health and dementia.

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Categories: Adult Changes in Thought Study, Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, ADRC News


August 07, 2018

Clinical MRI Brain Scans Will Enrich the Adult Changes in Thought Study Data Resource

The ACT Imaging Records Project, made possible by a new NIA grant, extends the research potential of Seattle's long-running study of aging.

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Categories: Adult Changes in Thought Study, Research, ADRC News


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, ADRC News


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, ADRC News


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, ADRC News