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 Chawla family, the Isadore & Margaret Mezey award will pay for travel expenses for three junior investigators associated with their participation in national or[…]
The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center 2019 Pilot Project Program competition deadline has been extended to January 31, 2019. Click on the link below to view more information. Thank you! https://umms.infoready4.com/CompetitionSpace/#competitionDetail/1779245
The University of Michigan Older Americans Independence Center (UM OAIC; directed by Dr. Raymond Yung), in collaboration with the Michigan Alzheimer Disease Core Center (MADCC; directed by Dr. Henry Paulson), will be hosting our annual research retreat on the topic of “Aging and Disease: The Biogerontology Interface”, in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan[…]
In November, we welcomed nearly 300 research participants, donors, and community partners to Ann Arbor for our annual Appreciation Luncheon. The luncheon is held every year to recognize and appreciate the commitment of our many partners. Our guests enjoyed live music from the Community High School Jazz Band, a presentation on the latest developments at[…]
International Expert, Dr. Bradley Boeve, presents on behalf of the Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative
In October, internationally recognized dementia expert, Dr. Bradley Boeve of the Mayo Clinic joined us in Ann Arbor for our 3rd Annual Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative presentations. Over 100 community members joined us at Huron Woods Memory Support Assisted Living Community to hear Dr. Boeve present, “Understanding Lewy Body Dementia.” Topics of interest included the[…]
Our Center’s very own, Roger Albin, MD, was one of fifteen researchers at the University of Michigan named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on November 27th, 2019. This is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year, 416 members were awarded this honor by AAAS because[…]
Announcing the Winter and Spring dates for the Wellness Initiative programs, lead by Laura Rice-Oeschger, LMSW. The dates and program summaries are listed below. Registration is required for all programs. Please register by calling 734-936-8803 or register online here. All programs are held at the U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Catching Your Breath Catching Your Breath (CYB) is[…]
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center 2019 Pilot Project Program competition. Click on the link below to view more information. View competition Internal Submission Deadline: January 14, 2019 Award Cycle: 2019 Discipline/Subject Area: Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, neurology, psychiatry, behavioral and social science, research in aging, biomedical[…]
Faculty & Investigators
Partnering for a Purpose
Michigan State University
Wayne State University
Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research
NIH Institute on Aging
Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers
School of Nursing Health Analytic Collaboratory
University of Michigan Key Links
U-M Department of Neurology
U-M School of Public Health
U-M Department of Psychiatry
U-M School of Social Work
10% of people age 65 and older have Alzheimer's Dementia.
32% of people age 85 and older have Alzheimer’s dementia.
Approximately 40% of family caregivers of people with dementia suffer from depression.
By 2025, total Medicaid costs for people in Michigan age 65 and older living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias will increase by almost 30%.