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Gaming the Memory System

May 02, 2016

Researchers in the Buffalo Lab use videogames to figure out how the primate brain forms memories—and find clues to interventions for Alzheimer disease along the way.

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Highlights of Alzheimer’s Discovery Conference 2016

April 19, 2016

Talks by UW experts addressed frontotemporal dementia, the unique needs of LGBTQ baby boomers, and the need for clinical trial participation.

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Defying Parkinson’s, One Mile at a Time

April 18, 2016

For people living with Parkinson's, the annual APDA Optimism Walk gets them up and moving in a community of support. A Report from Ship Canal Trail.

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Momentum for an Alzheimer’s Economic Plan

April 07, 2016

The Alzheimer's Association Facts and Figures 2016 gives an eye-opening look at the financial impact on families who care for a loved one with dementia.

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Time to Redefine Successful Aging

April 06, 2016

An anthropologist explains why the popular American notion of ‘successful aging’ sets friendships up to fail after a memory loss diagnosis, and how we can all push back

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“The Dark Energy of the Brain,” with Dr. Marcus Raichle

February 20, 2016

Neuroscientist Marcus Raichle visited to talk about the brain's innate organization of electrical patterns sustaining mental life, during sleep or multi-tasking, daydreaming or anesthesia.

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UW Alzheimer’s Research Center Turns 30

February 19, 2016

It's been a decades-long journey towards today's precision medicine approach to Alzheimer's disease.

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Talking Exomes

February 19, 2016

Genetic sequencing technology will feature largely in the future of Alzheimer's disease prevention and tailored treatment

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An Artistic Take on Dementia Care

February 19, 2016

Collaborative research demonstrates meaningful benefits of arts engagement for people living with memory loss and dementia.

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Mindfulness as Medicine

February 19, 2016

Neuropsychologist Dr. Kris Rhoads' work in the memory loss clinic harnesses the power of mindfulness meditation to re-wire the brain and decrease stress

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The Art of Alzheimer’s

February 19, 2016

A new art exhibit shines a light on Seattle’s progress in becoming a dementia-friendly city

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