News from February 2020

February 28, 2020

ADRC Pilot Project Update: Obesity and Dementia

At the ADRC Pilot Project Update on February 6, Robert J. Freishtat, M.D., M.P.H, presented his work on the relationship between obesity, fat cell signaling, and neurodegenerative disease.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, ADRC News


February 27, 2020

Exploring the Use of Wearable Technologies in Lewy Body Dementia Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Debby Tsuang, MD, and collaborators are working to improve the diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia and dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease, using novel in-home measures of sleep and movement.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, ADRC News


February 08, 2020

ADRC Research Tips for Potential Study Participants: Q & A

Theresa Kehne, UW ADRC Research Coordinator, answers common questions such as: What’s the difference between the ADRC and the Memory and Brain Wellness Center? How is research information about me protected? Can I see my results from a study procedure or test?

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Q&A, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News