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  [caption id="attachment_17635" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Daniel I. Kaufer[/caption] Empathetic support for people living with dementia and their caregivers, a passion for research, and advocacy for destigmatizing memory disorders are some of the many legacies of Daniel Kaufer, MD, who died suddenly in July 2020. Prior to his...

Did you know doing yoga stretches your muscles and your mind? Research shows yoga and meditation can enhance brain function and reduce dementia risk. With that encouraging knowledge, the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s (IEA) invites you to join fellow members of the Memorable Friends Recognition...

Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS, is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine and Public Health, with a focus in geriatrics. She is currently a primary care research fellow at the UW-Madison Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and a scientist with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute. [caption...

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,...