News in Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia

April 23, 2020

Dimensions Magazine - Spring 2020 is Here!

Our Center's twice-yearly publication offers articles, highlights, virtual resources, and big announcements!

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, Q&A, Art, Precision Medicine, FTD Disorders, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, Memory Hub, ADRC News, Memory Hub


February 27, 2020

Exploring the Use of Wearable Technologies in Lewy Body Dementia Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Debby Tsuang, MD, and collaborators are working to improve the diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia and dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease, using novel in-home measures of sleep and movement.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, ADRC News


October 30, 2019

The Cleansing Power of a Deep Night’s Sleep

How the Brain’s Nightly Wash Cycle Protects Brain Health Over Decades

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, FTD Disorders, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, ADRC News


April 24, 2019

Talk About a Revolution: The Future of Voice Biomarkers in the Neurology Clinic

Researchers can identify health problems using only samples of a patient's voice. Now, neurologists think that voice analysis has the potential to improve diagnosis and care for patients living with diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, ADRC News


February 19, 2019

Hope of a Precision Medicine Approach for GBA-linked Parkinson’s Disease

Researchers gain a new understanding of the GBA gene mutation in Parkinson's disease, and see a path to targeted therapeutics.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, ADRC News


November 28, 2018

Personal Experiences with Lewy Body Dementia

Jean Rough shares her personal experience with a difficult diagnosis and the struggles, sources of support, and daily life strategies found along the way.

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Categories: Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, ADRC News


September 27, 2018

Steve’s Deep Brain

A film in the 2018 Brain Awareness Video Contest tells the story of Steve Gilbert, PhD, a Parkinson's patient at UW Medicine who benefits from deep brain stimulation (DBS) for treatment of tremor.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Art, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, ADRC News


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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April 25, 2018

At UW Medicine, a New Research Center of Excellence for Lewy Body Dementia

A network of 24 medical research centers, including the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center, has been formed to enhance research and outreach efforts around Lewy Body dementia.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, ADRC News