Presentation Archive - Talks by Researchers

Archive of available past presentations and talks on Alzheimer's disease and related disorders by UW researchers, partners, and visiting speakers.

 

2020

UW Pathology Grand Rounds: Resistance and Resilience to Alzheimer’s Disease: Pathology in a Community-Based Cohort.
Speaker: Dr. Caitlin Latimer, MD/PhD. Recording

Kaiser Permanente WA Health Research Inst. Virtual Scientific Seminar: Pragmatic trials involving people living with dementia and their care partners: Lessons from the STAR Caregivers Virtual Training and Follow-up Protocol. Speaker: Robert Penfold, PhD–Senior Investigator, KPWHRI. Link to PDF of Presentation

Spring 2020 virtual ADRC meeting: The recording and slides are now posted on the NACC website. Director’s Meeting ADRC Network and IDEAS Trial Updates/Clinical Core Data Collection Update/Neuropathology Core Covid-19 Update/Data Core during Covid-19 Update/Inaugural Imaging Core Meeting.

Resilience and Reserve: Defining, Refining, and Advancing Research in Aging. View: Webinar Recording. The NIA’s Research Centers Collaborative Network, which AFAR helps manage, held a webinar on April 30, 2020 to discuss current definitions of resilience and reserve and what makes these topics distinct, and to present a programmatic portfolio and resources to encourage research projects in this growing area of opportunity. 

ADRC Toward Precision Medicine, March 2, 2020 : Spero Manson, PhD. Distinguished Professor, Public Health and Psychiatry Director, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health University of Colorado Denver’s Anschutz Medical Center Colorado School of Public Health. Native Peoples and the All of Us Research Program: Inclusion, Collaboration, Governance, and Benefit (VIDEO) (Summary PDF)

ADRC Pilot Project Update, February 2020 : Robert J. Freishtat, M.D., M.P.H., Senior Investigator in the Center for Genetic Medicine of the Children’s Research Institute, Professor in Pediatrics and Genomics and Precision Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Obesity and Dementia: MicroRNAs from Adipocyte-derived Small Extracellular Vesicles are associated with Neurodegenerative Pathways. (Summary PDF)

ADRC Toward Precision Medicine, February 3, 2020 : Dr. Julie Saugstad, PhD, Professor, Oregon Health & Sciences University. TitleMicroRNA Biomarkers for AD: Performance in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Traumatic Brain Injury (Summary PDF)

UW BioRepository and Integrated Neuropathology Laboratory: Combining Traditional Methods with Quantitative Approaches to Advance Brain Science. Video Speaker: C. Dirk Keene, MD

2019

Alzheimer's Disease Update [Video] -Thomas Grabowski, MD

Can You Help Me?: Inside the Turbulent World of Huntington Disease [Video]
Presenter: Thomas Bird, M.D. Date 10/24/2019

Neurochemistry, Neurostructure, and Neurofunction, as Measured by Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Todd Richard's research summary over the past 34 years: What have we learned about the brain? [Video] Presented by Dr. Todd Richards, PhD, UW Radiology.

Healthy and unhealthy brain aging [Video[Download Slideshow] Presenter: Dr. Kristoffer Rhoads, PhD; Clinical Neuropsychologist, UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center/ADRC. This talk was presented at the Native Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Meeting, hosted by the Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH) of Washington State University on April 29–30, 2019. Objective: Review age-associated changes in cognitive functioning with an emphasis on biological as well as sociocultural determinants of normative neurocognitive function. Specific attention will be paid to differences in prevalence of risk factors for abnormal cognitive aging across the lifespan, cultural bias in neurocognitive measures and issues around appropriate normative data sets.

Clinical essentials of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias [Video[Download Slideshow] Presenter: Dr. Angela Hanson, MD, Geriatrician, UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center. This talk was presented at the Native Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Meeting, hosted by the Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH) of Washington State University on April 29–30, 2019. Objective: Review epidemiology, risk/protective factors, symptoms, clinical diagnoses, and standard of care for ADRD. 

Vascular brain injury [Video[Download Slideshow] Presenter: Dr. Michael Persenaire, MD, Neurologist, Memory and Brain Wellness Center/ADRC. This talk was presented at the Native Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Meeting, hosted by the Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH) of Washington State University on April 29–30, 2019. Objective: Review vascular brain injury, its relationship to dementia, comorbidity with Alzheimer’s disease, and relevance to indigenous populations. 

Research framework for ADRD [Video[Download Slideshow] Presenter: Dr. Thomas Grabowski, MD; Director, UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center/ADRC/Integrated Brain Imaging Center. This talk was presented at the Native Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Meeting, hosted by the Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH) of Washington State University on April 29–30, 2019.  Objective: Review biomarker-based framework (A/T/N), biomarkers, research diagnoses, and research developments and challenges of ADRD. The Spectrum of Genetic Drivers in Neurodegeneration [Video]. Speaker: Suman Jayadev, MD

2018

*Degenerative Dementia: 5 New Things [Video]
Presenter: Thomas Grabowski, MD
Date: 8/30/2018

Three new things on Parkinson's Disease [Video]
Presenter: Ali Samii, M.D.
Date: 08/09/2018

Beyond Euro-centric Medical Research in Parkinson’s Disease. The LARGE-PD Consortium [Video]
Presenter: Ignacio Fernandez Mata, Ph.D.
Date: 06/28/2018

Introduction to Neurology eConsults [Video]
Presenter: Jenna Kanter, M.D.
Date: 06/07/2018

*Dementia now: Taking action to meet the challenges we face [Video]
Presented by: Barak Gaster, MD.
Date: 03/15/2018

My Traumatic Brain Injury and the Art of Healing [Video]
Presenter: Victor M. Erlich, PhD, MD
Date: 03/15/2018

Brain Injury and Psychological Health Following Combat Deployment: Implication for Long Term Outcome [Video]
Presenter: Christine MacDonald Ph.D.
Date: 03/08/2018

*Reframing Alzheimer's Disease [Video]
Presented by: Thomas J. Grabowski, MD. at the UW Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds
Date: 02/02/2018

Astrocyte Dysfunction and Depression after Traumatic Brain Injury [Video]
Presented By: Mark Wainwright, M.D., Ph.D.
Date: 01/25/2018

Cerebral white matter injury: New Insights from Prematurity to Pre-senility [Video]
Presented By: Stephen A. Back, M.D.
Date: 01/04/2018

2017

Imaging Biomarkers in Dementia Clinical Care: Lessons from Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer disease [Video]
Presented By: Tammie L. S. Benzinger, M.D., Ph.D.
Date: 12/14/2017

Protein homeostasis and neurodegeneration in ALS and FTD [Video]
Presented By: Sami Barmada M.D., Ph.D.
Date: 11/30/2017

Older Veterans with PTSD and Cognitive Concerns: Risk of Dementia and Clinical Care Strategies [Video]
Presented By: Emily Trittschuh, Ph.D.
Date: 1/6/2017 

2016

*Some Alzheimer's Disease Research
Presented By: Paul Crane, M.D., PhD.
Date: 10/27/2016 [Video]

How to Train a Neurologist, then and now [Video]
Presented by: Patricia Oakes, M.D.
Date: 10/11/2016

Modifiable Risk Factors for Dementia Prevention  [Video]
Presented By: Kristine Yaffe, MD
Date: 9/23/2016

Clinical Genetics of Parkinson's Disease/Parkinsonism [Video]
Presented by: Zbigniew Wszolek, M.D., Visitor from Mayo Clinic Florida
Date: 05/05/2016

Syndrome-biomarker correlations in Alzheimer disease: Insights from ADNI and tau PET [Video]
Presented By: Scott McGinnis, M.D. - Visitor from MGH/Harvard Medical School
Date: 03/17/2016

HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders Global Findings [Video]
Presented By: Kevin Robertson, Ph.D - Visitor from UNC-Chapel Hill

Metabolic Brain Networks in Neurodegenerative Disorders [Video]
Presented By: David Eidelberg, M.D- Visitor from The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Potential Role of Extracellular Tau in Development and Spread of Tauopathy [Video]
Presented By: David Holtzman, M.D.- Visitor from Washington University School of Medicine

2015

Behavior Genetics of Cognitive and Brain Aging [Video]
Presented By: William S. Kremen, Ph.D.
Date: 08/28/2015

Death. Dignity. Big Data. Using Analytics to impropve End-of-life care in ALS [Video]
Presented By: Leo Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Date: 05/21/2015

Molecular Basis of Frontotemporal Dementia [Video]
Presented By: Ian Mackenzie, M.D. - Visitor from University of British Columbia
Date: 05/14/2015

Microglia: Prospective Target For Biomarker And Therapeutic Development In CNS Disease And Injury [Video]
Presented by: Gwenn Garden, M.D., Ph.D.
Date: 05/07/2015

Genomic Medicine: Applications to Neuropsychiatric Disorders 
Presented By: Debby Tsuang, M.D., MSc
Date: 03/20/2015 9 [Video]

2014

Future Directions for Behavioral Interventions Research in the Era of the NIMH RDoC [Video]
Presented By: Patricia Arean, Ph.D.
Date: 10/24/2014