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Worming the Way Through the Maze of Alzheimer’s Biology

April 05, 2017

Researchers used computers, worms, and brain tissue to identify a multi-gene network at the center of late-onset Alzheimer's disease.

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A Bipartisan Moment for Medical Research

March 15, 2017

On invitation of Patty Murray (D-WA), Dr. Thomas Grabowski testified in support of extra NIH federal funding, needed to meet the goals of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease. We bring you important snippets.

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Dr. John Ravits Gives an Encouraging Update on Genetic FTD/ALS Treatment with ASOs

March 07, 2017

C9ORF72-linked FTD and ALS join the ranks of Huntington's disease and spinal muscular atrophy as targets of groundbreaking antisense oligonucleotide clinical drug trials. Clinicians deal with a genetic testing conundrum.

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Alzheimer’s Discovery Conference 2017 - A Sneak Peek

March 02, 2017

On April 7th, the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center will join other experts to shed light on research progress, dementia-inclusive community engagement, and non-Alzheimer's disease dementias.

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‘With Us Every Step of the Way:’ A Tribute

February 10, 2017

Andrew McCormick, a social worker at Harborview Medical Center for the last 23 years, acts as a guide for families after a dementia diagnosis. Upon his retirement, we reflect on the real difference he's made in people's lives and his contributions to his clinic team.

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Collaborating for Statewide Innovation in Dementia Care Policy

February 02, 2017

Behind the scenes of our shared effort to improve memory loss care and community opportunities in WA State.

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Agitation Antidote

January 24, 2017

An effective medication is finally getting its due in an Alzheimer's disease clinical trial.

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Presto-Change-o! Neurons in A Dish

January 19, 2017

Human-derived stem cell technology promises to accelerate the search for Alzheimer’s disease therapeutics.

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Encore of the Art of Alzheimer’s

December 30, 2016

Come see this pioneering exhibit of thought-provoking art by vibrant people with memory loss or dementia.

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Neurotransmissions

November 10, 2016

This UW Medicine newsletter features our clinical approach to dementia and new work in the Alzheimer's disease research.

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In a Worm, the Kraemer Lab Studies the Early Signs of Human Brain Disease

October 24, 2016

New clues to what kicks off neurodegeneration

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Air Pollution and Alzheimer’s Research: The Ins and Outs

October 13, 2016

UW researchers combine forces to identify the level at which air pollution raises dementia risk, a public health issue "affecting the cognitive health of everyone who breathes the air."

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New Staff Spotlight: Christina Caso

October 11, 2016

Our center's new research analyst brings experience in FTD and Alzheimer's research, brain scanning, and a passion for work in neurodegenerative disease.

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Highlights of the 2016 UW Elder Friendly Futures Conference

September 20, 2016

The event featured transformative views on clinical care in geriatrics and neurology, research, and creative community improvements.

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Life with dementia: Seniors expand children’s awareness

August 24, 2016

The pioneering group of the Our Time Has Come workshop has culminated in a community action project to raise dementia awareness in the younger generation. [VIDEO]

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