June 22, 2017

What’s the Best Diet for the Aging Brain?

Q&A with Dr. Angela Hanson, who studies how diet and genetics can affect cognition and Alzheimer disease progression

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Q&A, ADRC News


June 16, 2017

Food for Thought with Alzheimer’s Advocate Chef Madison Cowan

Chef Madison Cowan wielded his star power to support Alzheimer's awareness and research and shared his tips for brain-healthy eating.

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Categories: Research, Dementia-Friendly Community, Q&A, Art, ADRC News


June 14, 2017

The New Website of the UW Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC)

We've launched a partner site to represent the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. It provides resources for researchers, an events calendar, and information for research participants and the public.

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May 25, 2017

The Alzheimer’s Talks Debut

Michael Reagan shared humanizing portraits of his father President Reagan, the lessons he learned from his family's experience with dementia, and his hopes for research funding.

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Categories: Research, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art


May 15, 2017

Families Help in UW’s Search for Early Alzheimer’s Test and Treatment [VIDEO]

A local woman's family experience with Alzheimer's disease inspired her to fund and participate in a research study at UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, ADRC News


May 03, 2017

One Woman’s Way to Inspire Dementia-Friendly Spirit

At 'Rock the House,' local residents came together to allay stigma and empower people living with memory loss.

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Categories: Dementia-Friendly Community


April 24, 2017

This Video Game is Building the Periodic Table of Human Neurons

Citizen scientists are helping UW researchers to create 3D reconstructions of neuron types, speeding up scientific knowledge critical to brain disease cures.

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Categories: Research, ADRC News


April 17, 2017

Highlights of the 2017 Discovery Conference

The day featured new perspectives on memory loss, research updates, dementia-friendly community building, and advances in treating aging veterans with PTSD.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, ADRC News


April 12, 2017

Big Data Scientists, Let’s Get Hacking!

UW's Dan Peterson explains Neurohackweek, an upcoming workshop in data science at the UW eScience Institute. It's an effort to create openly available data-sets for neuroimaging research and replicate more results.

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Categories: Research


April 05, 2017

Worming the Way Through the Maze of Alzheimer’s Biology

Researchers used computers, worms, and brain tissue to identify a multi-gene network at the center of late-onset Alzheimer's disease.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, ADRC News