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[…]

Submissions Are Now Being Accepted for the 2018 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

Submit an abstract to present at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), the world’s premier dementia forum. Share your work with world-renowned basic and clinical researchers, early career investigators, clinicians and the care research community as part of the global meeting to advance dementia research. Submit your work today and help shape the 2018 conference[…]

Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center Pilot Project Program 2018-2019

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center Pilot Project Program 2018-2019 competition. Click on the link below to view more information. Thank you! Internal Submission Deadline: Monday, January 15, 2018 Award Cycle: 2018-2019 Discipline/Subject Area: Neurology/dementia Funding Available: 35,000.00 Description: The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center (MADC) announces the availability[…]

MADCC Announces Openings in Junior Investigator Mentoring Program

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center (MADCC) is pleased to announce openings in its MADCC Mentoring Program for Junior Investigators (MMPJI).  The MMPJI has 2 aims.  One, providing junior investigators entering the field of dementia research with a broad education about contemporary dementia research. Two, providing junior investigators with mentoring by experienced investigators in developing[…]

Founder of the University of Michigan Carl Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative Loses Battle with ALS

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that the founder of the University of Michigan Carl Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative, Tamara Real, lost her battle with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) on November 16, 2017. She died peacefully at home surrounded by loving friends and caregivers. Tamara had a lifelong passion for[…]