MADCC Announces 2018 Junior Investigator Mentees

It is with great pleasure that we announce our new Junior Investigator mentees joining the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center (MADCC): DeAnnah Byrd, PhD, Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology; Julia E. Gerson, PhD, University of Michigan Department of Neurology; Lenette Jones, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, University of Michigan School of Nursing; Rohit Marawar, MD, Wayne[…]

Second Annual Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center Research Symposium, Beyond Amyloid: Call For Abstracts

The MADCC is hosting the second annual MADCC research symposium, Beyond Amyloid! The keynote speakers will be Dr. Charles DeCarli, MD, Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Center, UC Davis presenting on “Vascular Risk and Aβ Interaction: Reducing Cortical Thickness in AD Vulnerable Brain Regions” and Dr. Caleb Finch, PhD–ARCO/William F. Kieschnick Professor Neurobiology of Aging, USC presenting[…]

Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center’s Isadore & Margaret Mezey Junior Investigator Travel Award Competition

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center is pleased to announce the launch of the Isadore & Margaret Mezey Junior Investigator Travel Award competition. The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center is committed to promoting the advancement of dementia research skills through the provision of training resources.  This award will pay for travel expenses associated with participation in national or international conferences focusing[…]

New NIH Consortium Award to Enhance Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

A new clinical trials consortium funded by the National Institutes of Health is expected to accelerate and expand studies for therapies in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The infrastructure of 35 sites across the United States — called the Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial Consortium (ACTC) — will address the timeframe, complexity, and expense of the recruitment[…]

MADC Bi-Annual Print Newsletter “Mind Matters” is Out Now!

The MADC bi-annual print newsletter “Mind Matters” is now out. Read about our center’s progress and changes that have occurred this past year including a new grant for our wellness initiative that will help to spread wellness resources for caregivers across Michigan, the successful launch of a new program for individuals with dementia based off of[…]