Center Faculty Named Distinguished Fellow of American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

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[…]

Winter & Spring Wellness Program Dates Announced

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[…]

Call for Pilot Project Award Applications

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[…]

The Center Kicks Off a Campaign

This year, our Center is launching a campaign to raise funds to conduct groundbreaking research, provide state-of-the-art patient care, promote wellness and outreach programs, and increase awareness of dementia and access to resources. For more information on the various opportunities to get involved in our campaign, and support the Center, please visit the Support the[…]

Now accepting applications for Isadore & Margaret Mezey Junior Investigator Travel Award

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center is pleased to announce the launch of the Isadore & Margaret Mezey Junior Investigator Travel Award competition. Please share with colleagues who may be interested. Submission Deadline: Friday, October 19, 2018 Award Cycle: 2018 Discipline/Subject Area: Promoting the advancement of dementia research Funding Available: 1,500.00 Description: The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease[…]

Center Faculty Publish New Finding on Ezrin Protein’s Link to Tau in Neurodegeneration

Irving Vega, PhD and Scott Counts, PhD of Michigan State University recently published, “Ezrin expression is increased during disease progression in a tauopathy mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease” with Bentham Science Publishers. Drs. Vega and Counts discovered that increased Ezrin protein abundance is associated with early stages of neurodegeneration in models experiencing a pathological aggregation of[…]

Colleen Greene Keeps her Mother’s Memory Alive by Fundraising for the Center

Meet Colleen Greene, Wellness Coordinator & Exercise Instructor for the U-M MHealthy program. Colleen is one of our Center’s generous donors for the past nine years. Following the death of her mother from Alzheimer’s disease, Colleen wanted to do something to contribute to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Uneasy about the prospect of raising[…]