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May 03, 2022

May 7th is National Brain Awareness Day

National Brain Awareness Day is coming up! Let's heighten awareness of the critical need for people to become brain donors to advance scientific understanding of Alzheimer's and other brain diseases.

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March 15, 2022

Awards for New Ideas in Alzheimer’s Research: Learn about the ADRC Development Project Awards 2022-2023

Congratulations to the 2022-2023 awardees of the ADRC Development Projects! These projects, led by postdoctoral fellows and faculty members, use ADRC resources to advance the understanding, diagnosis, and/or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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January 28, 2022

Do Microglia Cells Hold the Key to Understanding Personal Genetic Risk in Alzheimer’s Disease?

A team led by ADRC's Jessica Young, PhD and Suman Jayadev, MD are working to document how the biology of microglia and neurons is disrupted in Alzheimer’s disease patients. The researchers want to understand how an individual’s genetic background influences their own disease process, and ultimately, how they may respond to targeted treatments.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, Discoveries Made Possible By You, Dimensions - Spring 2022, ADRC News


January 26, 2022

Dementia risk drops after cataract surgery

Older people who had cataract removal surgery to improve their eyesight were less likely to develop dementia from any cause compared with those who did not, according to new research findings from the Adult Changes in Thought Study.

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December 30, 2021

Discoveries Made Possible By You

Explore some of the studies that used data from research participants in the UW ADRC or the Adult Changes in Thought Study and were made possible in part by funding from the National Institute on Aging.

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Categories: Research, Discoveries Made Possible By You, Dimensions - Spring 2022, ADRC News


November 12, 2021

Roundup of 3 recent studies on dementia risk

UW Medicine researchers examine links to cognitive decline of hearing loss, military service, and timeliness of diagnosis.

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Categories: Research, Adult Changes in Thought Study, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News


October 08, 2021

A Discussion about Diet and Brain Health Research with Dr. Angela Hanson, MD

Angela Hanson, MD, explains the science behind three currently enrolling studies at the UW ADRC: The Meal and Memory Study, the Lipid MRI Study, and the Metformin and Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Study.

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


August 27, 2021

Wearable sleep monitoring technology to improve diagnosis of Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer’s

Dr. Debby Tsuang presented on technology for early dementia diagnosis at 2021 Symposium on Digital and Wearable Biomarkers in Lewy Body Dementias

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News


July 29, 2021

Alzheimer’s study explains how tau pathology affects brain cells

In a new study, the Kraemer Lab and the UW ADRC Neuropathology Core team provide evidence that tau pathology interferes with genetic expression in cell organelles called "nuclear speckles" in the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Categories: Research, Adult Changes in Thought Study, FTD Disorders, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News


May 20, 2021

Discoveries Made Possible By You - Spring 2021

Explore some of the studies that used data from research participants in the UW ADRC or the Adult Changes in Thought Study and were made possible in part by funding from the National Institute on Aging.

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Categories: Research, Adult Changes in Thought Study, Precision Medicine, Discoveries Made Possible By You, Dimensions Spring 2021, ADRC News