News in Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia

August 27, 2021

Wearable sleep monitoring technology to improve diagnosis of Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer’s

Dr. Debby Tsuang presented on technology for early dementia diagnosis at 2021 Symposium on Digital and Wearable Biomarkers in Lewy Body Dementias

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News


May 11, 2021

Adapting Online Support Interventions for Lewy Body Dementia Caregivers

In a new project funded by the UW Medicine Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions, a multi-disciplinary UW Medicine team will create an online platform for caregivers of loved ones with Lewy body dementia. VOCALE-LBD will enable participants to share their experiences in a supportive space and build problem solving skills to help them in their caregiving and their efforts to stay healthy. 

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Categories: Research, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, Caregiving, Dimensions Spring 2021, ADRC News


March 24, 2021

Alzheimers.gov

The federal government has launched a new site designed for people living with dementia, a family members, caregivers, health professionals, researchers, or advocates. It's "your destination for dementia information, resources, and research."

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


November 29, 2020

Prescriptions for Prevention of Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias

Exploring the most impactful take-home lessons of the Adult Changes in Thought study about dementia prevention and risk factors

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Adult Changes in Thought Study, Food & Diet, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, Social Determinants of Health, ADRC History, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News


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, Q&A, Precision Medicine, FTD Disorders, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, Social Determinants of Health, LGBTQ, ADRC News


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, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, ADRC News, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art