Announcements

UW Nathan Shock Center Geroscience Symposium October 23 8am -2pm

September 24, 2020 — Learn more and register at the link.

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Collaborating for a Dementia-Friendly Washington: Inspiring Change

September 17, 2020 — Join us September 29-30for a 2-day virtual conference promoting the growth of dementia-friendly communities in our state. The event is for all who want to take action to make their communities more dementia-friendly, including people with dementia, caregivers, and people who work in a variety of public sectors. Learn More and Register!

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The Annual UW/OHSU Huntington’s Disease Symposium is just around the corner on Oct. 10

September 15, 2020 — Join the Pacific Northwest HD community on Zoom for an exciting virtual line-up of presentations filled with information, support, and hope on Sat. Oct. 10 from 9am - 2pm. See schedule and register at the link.

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COVID-19 Update for our Research Participants

September 01, 2020 — The UW Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center continues to complete Clinical Core longitudinal study visits by telephone or video.  Clinical trial visits have resumed with a combination of in-person, telephone, and virtual appointments.  If you have questions or concerns, please email the study coordinator directly, or the research team at uwadrc@uw.edu or call 206-744-0588.

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Request for Proposals for the 2021-2022 UW ADRC Development Projects

August 31, 2020 — The UW ADRC offers one-year development projects that use its resources to advance the understanding, diagnosis, and/or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Depending on funding availability, the UW ADRC will fund 3-4 projects of up to $50,000 each. Funds would be awarded for a one-year project period, 5/1/2021 through 4/30/2022. Letters of Interest should be submitted by 11:59pm PST on September 14, 2020.

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Government COVID-19 resources for older adults

August 31, 2020 — Explore this collection of government COVID-19 resources for older adults and caregivers.

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Now available: NIA’s “Social Determinants of Health” webinar presentations

July 02, 2020 — A recording of the "Social Determinants of Health" presentations from last week's National Institute on Aging's ADC Program "stay in touch" webinar series for ADRCs is now available

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Allen Institute, UW Medicine ADRC, and Kaiser Permanente Launch New Alzheimer’s Collaboration

June 25, 2020 — The new consortium, funded by a five-year $40.5 million grant from the NIA, hopes to identify the cells that are involved in the process that leads to Alzheimer's or help protect against it. All the data will be freely available to the scientific community. Read the story on National Public Radio.

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Upcoming Webinar 6/26 12 - 1pm PT: ADRC Clinical Core Webinar: Social Determinants of Health

June 12, 2020 — Discussion led by Lisa Barnes, PhD, Rush University and Amy Kind, MD, PhD University of Wisconsin. Click for Agenda and Presentations/ Register for the Zoom meeting.

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The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2020 - Now Virtual and FREE!

May 26, 2020 — The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2020 is now a virtual event at no cost. Researchers, submit your Developing Topics abstract by 5/27 at 9 p.m. PDT for the opportunity to present your late-breaking research at AAIC20.

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