News in Clinical Care

June 12, 2019

Busting Myths about Alzheimer’s Treatments and Diets

Clinical researchers address pseudoscientific medical claims and dish out evidence-based common sense about lifestyle changes to improve brain health.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, Food & Diet, ADRC News


June 04, 2019

Building Bridges with the African American Alzheimer’s Community: Lessons from a National Institute on Aging workshop

Inspired by lessons from last fall's WU Knight ADRC workshop on research participation strategies, our team looked at the challenges that hinder African American participation in brain health research and the work being done to affect the health outcomes of underserved populations.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, ADRC News


May 21, 2019

Featured Publications of Spring 2019

Read about current research findings from the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, spanning subjects in neurology, precision medicine, genetic risk, and vascular brain health.

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


May 20, 2019

Bridging the Gaps in Asian American Dementia Care

Researchers explore the complex challenges facing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in accessing and using dementia healthcare services.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, ADRC News


April 24, 2019

Talk About a Revolution: The Future of Voice Biomarkers in the Neurology Clinic

Researchers can identify health problems using only samples of a patient's voice. Now, neurologists think that voice analysis has the potential to improve diagnosis and care for patients living with diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, Parkinson’s Disease/ Dementia with Lewy Bodies, ADRC News


February 18, 2019

Discovery Conference 2019 Preview: Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Memory Loss

Kristoffer Rhoads, PhD, UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center, will present More than Medications: Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Memory Loss. Learn more about this topic.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, ADRC News


February 01, 2019

A New Film about Alzheimer’s Disease for Local Indigenous Communities

The UW ADRC and Partnerships for Native Health have released an outreach film about Alzheimer’s disease and research for Native American communities. The film was created by Sky Bear Media, a Native American-owned company [Video].

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, ADRC News


December 13, 2018

FTD Education Day: Learning, Resources, and an Art Showcase

UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center's FTD Education Day offered resources and support for people affected by the leading cause of dementia under 60 years of age.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art, FTD Disorders, ADRC News


November 05, 2018

“Let’s Bring Dementia Out of the Shadows.”

Inspired by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Dr. Barak Gaster of the UW MBWC argues that diagnosing early-stage memory loss can improve patients' quality of life in meaningful ways. Read his Op-Ed in the Seattle Times.

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Categories: Clinical Care, Dementia-Friendly Community, FTD Disorders, ADRC News


September 27, 2018

Steve’s Deep Brain

A film in the 2018 Brain Awareness Video Contest tells the story of Steve Gilbert, PhD, a Parkinson's patient at UW Medicine who benefits from deep brain stimulation (DBS) for treatment of tremor.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Art, Parkinson’s Disease/ Dementia with Lewy Bodies, ADRC News