Julia Gerson recounts her experience: As a REC mentee I had the opportunity to travel to NIH to participate in a mock study section and attend the 2019 Alzheimer’s Disease Related Dementias Summit with other REC mentees representing each Alzheimer’s Disease Center. This is the first year the NIH has provided this opportunity to young[…]
In March, Dr. Navid Seraji joined the recently funded Michigan Center for Contextual Factors in Alzheimer’s Disease (MCCFAD) to present on the science and myths behind the most popular dementia headlines. MCCFAD is focused on educating and cultivating research participation from underrepresented minorities, specifically Arab American and Latinx groups. Our Center was thrilled to partner[…]
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[…]
31st Annual Mental Health & Aging Conference May 14 – 15, 2019 Kellogg Center, East Lansing Please join us at the upcoming Mental Health & Aging conference in Lansing on May 14 and 15. In addition to a variety of aging-related topics, Dr. Sue Maixner will be leading a workshop with two of our Rinne[…]
The Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative is proud to expand into northern Michigan, now offering two additional LBD support groups in Boyne City and Harbor Springs. These groups will begin in May and will offer meetings specifically for caregivers and family members of those living with LBD. We are incredibly thankful to Mary Whitlock, wife[…]
The University of Michigan Older Americans Independence Center (UM OAIC; directed by Dr. Raymond Yung), in collaboration with the Michigan Alzheimer Disease Research Center (MADRC; 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 partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Michigan chapter, Center researchers will be presenting at two upcoming events in March. Both events are free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Maureen O’Reilly at email@example.com or 248-996-1050. We hope you’ll join us!
It’s been a busy fall and winter at the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center. We launched a fundraising campaign, funded four research projects with our Pilot Project program, supported the growing need for male involvement in dementia research, and made many new research discoveries. We invite you to read more about our recent work in our[…]