News from April 2017

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, FTD Disorders, Food & Diet, 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