Announcements

Announcing the 2024-2025 ADRC Development Project awardees

February 07, 2024 — Awardees include Jeanne Gallée, PhD, CCC-SLP, Gregory del Zoppo, MD, Nicole Liachko, PhD, and Briana Meyer, PhD. Learn more at the link.

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A 2024 New Year’s Update and Thank You to UW ADRC research participants

January 31, 2024 — Members of the ADRC team wish you a happy and healthy new year! We would like to update you on our progress and express how much we appreciate your ongoing participation. Enjoy this video! Spanish translation included.

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Enjoy Dimensions Magazine for Fall/Winter 2023!

November 27, 2023 — In this Issue: Getting to Know: Dr. Michael Rosenbloom, Leader of MBWC Clinical Trials | Sleep Apnea Treatment for Dementia Prevention |Research Findings & Alzheimer’s Conference Highlights | Crossword Puzzle Brain Workout | Caregiver Stories | Highlights from the Knight ADRC Conference ‘Enhancing Participation by Minoritized Groups in AD/ADRD Research | Shared Outdoor Adventures for Resilience| Remembering Dr. Ka’imi Alohilani Sinclair (1962-2022)

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2024 New Investigator Awards

October 22, 2023 — In partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, the National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center (NACC) is pleased to announce the expanded New Investigator Award Program. This year we have 10 awards, each offering $135,000 in direct costs. Additionally, through a collaboration with the REC Steering Committee, new investigators will have the option to 'Request a Mentor' for guidance during the application process.

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Request for Proposals for the 2024-2025 Development Projects

September 08, 2023 — The UW ADRC offers one-year development projects that use its resources to advance the understanding, diagnosis, and/or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and related degenerative dementias. In the 2024- 2025 period, the UW ADRC will fund 3-4 projects with a budget of up to $50,000 each.

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Collaborating for a Dementia-Friendly Washington: Moving Forward Together - Sept. 19-20, 2023

August 23, 2023 — Are you interested in making your community more respectful, understanding and inclusive of people with dementia and their families? Join us for "Collaborating for a Dementia-Friendly Washington: Moving Forward Together" - Washington's premiere virtual conference on building dementia-friendly communities!

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George Martin Memorial Geoscience Symposium 2023: Sept 11 and 12

July 14, 2023 — Join the UW Nathan Shock Center for the George Martin Memorial Geoscience Symposium. See flyer.

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Accepting Applications for the William H. Gates Sr. Fellowship from the AD Data Initiative

May 15, 2023 — The William H. Gates, Sr. Fellowship from the AD Date Initiative is now accepting applications for a two-year fellowship program ($100,000 support) to explore data from human studies and make new discoveries in the Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias field. Please see the website at link below for further details. The application deadline is 11 pm PT on Sunday June 11, 2023.

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Accepting applications for the UW ADRC Research Education Component (REC) Investigator and Trainee cohorts

May 10, 2023 — We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the UW ADRC Research Education Component (REC) Trainee and Investigator cohorts for the coming academic year. Learn more at the link.

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ADRC “Resilience Working Group” meeting

April 20, 2023 — The UW Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center is interested in expanding its research focus on resilience in neurodegenerative disease. We are creating a monthly “Resilience Working Group” meeting to bring together a critical mass of Center leaders and interested junior investigators to help articulate and advance this theme at UW. Learn more and indicate interest at the link.

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