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Sanjay Asthana, MD, was elected to the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) Executive Committee and National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center (NACC) Steering Committee. His terms will run through fall 2024. NACC was established in 1999 by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to facilitate collaborative research across...

Experts from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health recently shared insight and answered audience questions about aducanumab (marketed as Aduhelm) via a Facebook Live presentation. Learn how this new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease targets amyloid protein buildup, possible side effects of...

Thanks to your generous contributions during the American Family Insurance Championship #MatchingChallenge, you helped raise $78,168 for the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s! Your support will directly fund treatment and prevention strategies, help people recognize symptoms, improve care and benefit researchers at University of Wisconsin–Madison...

American Family Insurance Championship has generously agreed to match gifts up to $100,000 to some of UW Health's and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health's greatest needs — including the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer's Greatest Needs Fund. Your support will go...

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...