News in Research

July 01, 2019

ADRC Awards for Ambitious New Ideas

Learn about the newly funded 2019-2020 Alzheimer's Disease Research Center pilot projects. These one-year projects encourage investigators to use ADRC resources to advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, ADRC News


June 12, 2019

Busting Myths about Alzheimer’s Treatments and Diets

Clinical researchers address pseudoscientific medical claims and dish out evidence-based common sense about lifestyle changes to improve brain health.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, Food & Diet, ADRC News


June 04, 2019

Building Bridges with the African American Alzheimer’s Community: Lessons from a National Institute on Aging workshop

Inspired by lessons from last fall's WU Knight ADRC workshop on research participation strategies, our team looked at the challenges that hinder African American participation in brain health research and the work being done to affect the health outcomes of underserved populations.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, 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


May 21, 2019

Featured Publications of Spring 2019

Read about current research findings from the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, spanning subjects in neurology, precision medicine, genetic risk, and vascular brain health.

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


May 20, 2019

Bridging the Gaps in Asian American Dementia Care

Researchers explore the complex challenges facing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in accessing and using dementia healthcare services.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, 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/ Dementia with Lewy Bodies, ADRC News


March 31, 2019

Highlights of the 2019 Discovery Conference

Alzheimer's vs. Dementia? Getting the Distinction Straight / Dementia Awareness in Primary Care / Creating Dementia-Friendly Communities in British Columbia

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Categories: Research, Dementia-Friendly Community, Precision Medicine, 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/ Dementia with Lewy Bodies, ADRC News


February 18, 2019

Discovery Conference 2019 Preview: Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Memory Loss

Kristoffer Rhoads, PhD, UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center, will present More than Medications: Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Memory Loss. Learn more about this topic.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, ADRC News