In the News: Brain donation helps researchers continue the fight against Alzheimer’s

February 24, 2021

Research, Precision Medicine, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News

ALZ Magazine, Alzheimer's Association 

The Spring 2021 edition of ALZ Magazine includes a feature about the work of brain donation programs at Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (ADRCs) around the county, including here at the UW ADRC

The ADRCs are a national network of over 30 interconnected federally funded research hubs that rely on brain donation to further cutting-edge science. Each center works with study participants to get a more complete picture of factors that may contribute to Alzheimer’s and other dementias — helping scientists draw connections between what they see under the microscope and years of observations about the person’s health and cognitive function.

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More information

Alzheimer's Association Brain Donation page

Why Donate Your Brain? - NIA

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