The Isadore & Margaret Mezey Award Supports Two Junior Investigators Attending Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center is committed to promoting the advancement of dementia research skills in junior faculty through the provision of training resources. Established with the generous support of the Mezey family, the Isadore & Margaret Mezey award will pay for travel expenses for two junior investigators associated with their participation in national or[…]

Center Hosts 2nd Annual Research Symposium in Detroit, MI

On May 7th, 2018 the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center hosted its second annual Research Symposium. The event was held in Detroit at the Wayne State University Student Center Ballroom in collaboration with the Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology and Michigan State University. This year’s continuation of the Center theme, Beyond Amyloid, attracted over 200[…]

Educating Local High School Students about Alzheimer’s Disease Research

In March, a group of high school students from Plymouth-Canton High School approached the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center in hopes of learning more about Alzheimer’s disease. These students — Akshata Kharkar, Ashu Acharya, Puja Modi, and Pranav Vysyaraju — were participating in a state-wide medical innovation competition hosted by the Health Occupations Students of America[…]

First Class of Junior Investigators Successfully Graduate Mentorship Program

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center’s Research Education Component Core, led by Drs. Roger Albin and Peter Lichtenberg, is dedicated to training and mentoring junior investigators entering the field of dementia research. This mentorship program educates junior investigators broadly on contemporary dementia research, and provides guidance from experienced investigators in developing competitive grant applications. Our first[…]