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This year, December 1 kicks off National Giving Month and also falls on Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving and unity. The UW Initiative to End Alzheimer's is one of the highlighted funds in the University of Wisconsin Foundation's Day of Giving celebration. Please...

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH) held an online discussion Tuesday, September 15 about the current Alzheimer's disease research taking place at UW–Madison and clinical breakthroughs. The "Wisconsin Medicine Livestream: Ending Alzheimer’s" presentation was streamed live on YouTube and is...

The Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP) has been awarded a five-year, $19 million renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to enable in-depth study of molecular hallmarks of the disease in the brain and spinal fluid. The additional funding will expand capacity for in-depth...

Barbara Bendlin, PhD (pictured above), associate professor, Geriatrics and Gerontology, Bradley Christian, PhD, professor, Department of Medical Physics, and Sterling Johnson, PhD, professor, Geriatrics and Gerontology, have been awarded $3.7M over 5 years (R01 award) from the National Institutes of Health-National Institute on Aging for a proposal entitled,...

Sanjay Asthana, MD (pictured above), professor and head, Geriatrics and Gerontology and associate dean for Geriatrics, has been appointed as principal investigator of proposal entitled, "Wisconsin Longitudinal Study - Initial Lifetime's Impact on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (WLS-ILIAD Study)" which is receiving $13.5M over 5...

All About Living with Carol Koby Guests: Pastor Stephen Welch, Ripon, WI, who developed dementia-friendly faith services; Gina Green-Harris, Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute, Milwaukee Regional Office You would think that faith communities of all religions, where people worship together and gather as family would automatically be welcoming and safe...