News from November 2019

November 25, 2019

Food for Thought: Revitalizing Indigenous Knowledge about Healthy Eating

An ADRC Interview with Valerie Segrest, a member of the Muckleshoot Nation and leading voice in tribal food sovereignty, about her approach to traditional foods and how to harness the power of food to improve health, longevity, and spirit.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Profiles, Food & Diet, ADRC Indigenous Aging Brain Health Series, Social Determinants of Health, ADRC News


November 13, 2019

Featured Publications of Fall 2019

Snapshots of current research at the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, spanning findings in neurology, precision medicine, genetic risk, and vascular brain health.

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


November 12, 2019

Ancestry-specific genetic variation at APOE Alzheimer’s gene modifies disease risk

In a new study of more than 3,000 Caribbean Hispanics, ADRC researchers found that individuals with African ancestry at a key Alzheimer’s genetic risk factor had 39 percent lower odds of developing Alzheimer’s disease than individuals with European ancestry at the gene.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, ADRC News


November 06, 2019

A Tipping Point: How TDP-43 is Changing Conversations about Alzheimer’s Disease

Take a dive into the story behind TDP-43, the protein pathology that is taking center stage in Alzheimer's disease research and studies of brain resilience.

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Categories: Adult Changes in Thought Study, Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, FTD Disorders, ADRC News