News from January 2021

January 29, 2021

Q & A with Dr. Charles Bernick on the Promise of Anti-Amyloid Drugs

The Director of Clinical Trials for the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center talks about the significance of recent positive clinical trial results in the Alzheimer's field and his perspective on emerging disease-modifying therapies.

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


January 28, 2021

Improving Genetic Counseling for Dementia in the Age of Exome Testing

UW Medicine and ADRC researchers have published the first-ever study to assess the impact of exome genetic testing and counseling for individuals living with cognitive impairment due to a neurodegenerative condition. High levels of reported participant satisfaction suggest that the practice can be used effectively in this population in a clinical setting.

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


January 25, 2021

On Dementia: Care, Community, and Creativity: You’re Invited

The UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center joins the Frye Art Museum and Aging Wisdom in presenting "On Dementia: Care, Community, and Creativity," a series of three conversations with leaders in elder care who have published books in 2020 that bring hope, connection, and joy to adults living with dementia, their care partners, families, friends, and those who provide support.

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Categories: Dementia-Friendly Community, Q&A, Art, Memory Hub, ADRC News