News in Precision Medicine

October 04, 2018

The Gut Microbiome and Brain Health

Can we invite the right community of microbes into the gut to help prevent brain diseases?

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, Food & Diet, 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 06, 2018

Inventing a Blood Test for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases

Researchers in the UW Department of Pathology are developing accurate, low cost, non-invasive biomarker tools to enable routine early detection and precise diagnosis.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, ADRC News


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, ADRC News


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, ADRC News


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, ADRC News


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, ADRC News


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, ADRC News


April 03, 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, FTD Disorders, Parkinson’s Disease/ Dementia with Lewy Bodies, ADRC News


March 29, 2018

Omnibus Spending Bill 2018 UPDATE: A Bipartisan Moment for Alzheimer’s Research

In March of last year, it seemed like NIH federal funding for Alzheimer's disease researchers was hanging in the balance, stalled, even while a bipartisan group of senators expressed their desire to support a robust funding increase. Here's what the 2018 spending bill means.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, FTD Disorders, ADRC News