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How are donated human brains used to study Alzheimer’s disease?

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How are donated human brains used to study Alzheimer’s disease? October 25th Research Conference #SpeakerSpotlight: Dr. Julie Schneider is a board-certified Geriatric Neurologist and Neuropathologist, Professor of Pathology and Neurological Sciences at Rush University, and Associate Director of the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Dr. Schneider’s research focuses on linking pathology with risk factors and brain imaging to improve understanding of cognitive aging and dementia. Brain donation has been an invaluable resource for researchers to better understand the causes of and treatment options for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. In the session, “Gifted Brains Yield Priceless Gains,” Dr. Schneider will discuss…

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Summer 2019 MIND Matters Newsletter

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In this issue of MIND Matters: UCI MIND Scientists Discover Exercise Can Reprogram Genes Welcome, New Faculty & Staff New FDA Black Box Warning for Insomnia Medications Announcing the 10th Annual UCI MIND Gala Honorees… And more! Download Newsletter >   Upcoming Events:   Facebook LIVE Q&A Series: “What have researchers learned from brain donations?” Friday, September 6  |  9:00-9:30 am |  UCI MIND Facebook Page Follow @UCIrvineMIND to receive notifications when we go LIVE Live online Q&A with Edwin Monuki, MD, PhD, Professor and Warren L. Bostick Chair of Pathology in the UCI School of Medicine.  Attend the video live on our Facebook page or view archived…

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How is Alzheimer’s disease diagnosed?

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How is Alzheimer’s disease diagnosed? October 25th Research Conference #SpeakerSpotlight: Dr. David Sultzer is a board-certified Geriatric Psychiatrist and Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior at UCI School of Medicine. After more than 20 years at UCLA and the West Los Angeles VA Hospital, Dr. Sultzer recently joined the team at UCI MIND and leads its clinical research operations, including clinical trials for new treatments. He is internationally recognized for his research activities to better understand the phenomenology, pathophysiology, and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. In the session “Advances in Clinical Diagnosis,” Dr. Sultzer will explain how doctors arrive at a…

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How and why are mice used to study Alzheimer’s disease?

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How and why are mice used to study Alzheimer’s disease? October 25th Research Conference #SpeakerSpotlight: Dr. Frank LaFerla is a Chancellor’s Professor and the Dean of the UCI School of Biological Sciences. He served as Director of UCI MIND from 2009-2018 and continues to lead its NIH-designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Dean LaFerla invented the first mouse model to develop amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles, leading to significant advances in our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease. In his presentation, Dean LaFerla will address how mouse models are used to study the disease, challenges with current models, and efforts toward new and…

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VIDEO: “Can brain scans be used to diagnose Alzheimer’s?” with Dr. Craig Stark

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Facebook Live Series - ASK THE DOC: Alzheimer's Research Today! This monthly series features short talks and Q&A with experts from the University of California, Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND), 1 of 32 congressionally designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers in the nation. Join UCI MIND on Facebook (@UCIrvineMIND) the first Friday of every month from 9:00-9:30 AM PST to learn about advances in research to improve Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Episode 7: "Can brain scans be used to diagnose Alzheimer's?" This month, we're joined by Craig Stark, PhD. Dr. Stark earned a doctorate...

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Register Early and Save $25! 30th Annual SoCal Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference

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Join national experts for the 30th Annual SoCal Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference! Friday, October 25th Irvine Marriott Hotel How close are we to solving Alzheimer’s disease? What have we learned so far? Where do we go from here? For 30 years, the Annual SoCal Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference has delivered the latest knowledge in dementia research and care to the Orange County community. In its Pearl Anniversary, join national experts as they explore what we have discovered and charge forward with hope for solutions! Learn More Prices will increase after September 1, 2019 Share Tweet Share

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Dr. Craig Stark Comments for Science Magazine

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UCI MIND faculty member, Craig Stark, PhD was recently quoted in Science Magazine discussing the critical role scientists play in helping improve society. The article focuses on a push to better understand the science behind addiction, and how scientists are spreading evidence-based treatment knowledge through regional and national seminars. By regularly hosting seminars to gather scientific and legal experts, researchers can better inform the criminal justice system on how to improve substance abuse recovery rates in the incarcerated population. Dr. Stark, a neurobiologist who specializes in brain imaging at UCI, has presented at dozens of these legal seminars, speaking on…

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Can brain scans be used to diagnose Alzheimer’s?

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Tune in this Friday, August 2 @ 9AM for the next episode of our monthly Facebook LIVE series, “Can brain scans be used to diagnose Alzheimer’s?” This month, we’re joined by Craig Stark, PhD. Dr. Stark earned a doctorate in Cognitive Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a Professor of Neurobiology & Behavior, the James L. McGaugh Chair in Neurobiology of Learning & Memory, and serves as Director of the UCI Campus Center for Neuroimaging and the state-of-the-art Facility for Imaging and Brain Research (FIBRE). Dr. Stark’s research utilizes brain imaging and experimental psychology to increase understanding of long-term…

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Days 3/4 Recap from AAIC 2019

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Days 3-4 at #AAIC19 included more impressive poster presentations from UCI MIND researchers AND prestigious poster awards received by TWO postdoctoral trainees 👏 Congrats to Drs. Lindsay Hohsfield (Kim Green lab) & Davis Woodworth (Ahmad Sajjadi lab)! Postdoctoral trainee in Dr. Kim Green's lab, Dr. Lindsay Hohsfield, won the Basic & Translational Science Poster Competition at #AAIC19 for her innovative research on the association between microglia and tau pathology in Alzheimer's disease. Postdoctoral trainee with Dr. Ahmad Sajjadi, Dr. Davis Woodworth, won the Diagnosis & Prognosis Poster Competition at #AAIC19 for his innovative research into the utility of MRI detection...

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Day 2 Recap from AAIC 2019

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Day 2 of #AAIC19 included lectures on sleep and Alzheimer's disease from Drs. Ruth Benca and Bryce Mander, opportunities for collaboration, and rich discussion over poster presentations from numerous UCI MIND faculty and trainees. Dr. Ruth Benca, UCI Professor & Chair of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, was invited to deliver a plenary lecture among the world's experts in Alzheimer's disease research. #AAIC19 Dr. Ruth Benca presented a plenary lecture on sleep and Alzheimer's disease to over 5,000 international investigators at #AAIC19 ASK! Open Q&A session with Dr. Ruth Benca after her plenary lecture #AAIC19 Dr. Bryce Mander presented on using...

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Day 1 Recap from AAIC 2019

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This week, many UCI MIND researchers are sharing their work and collaborating with researchers across the globe at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in LA! Check out some photos from Day 1 and stay tuned for updates. #AAIC2019 in LA! Davis Woodworth, a postdoctoral trainee working with Dr. Ahmad Sajjadi presented a poster on using MRI to detect atrophy in hippocampal sclerosis. #AAIC2019 UCI MIND project scientist and epidemiologist, Christian Salazar, presented a poster on racial and ethnic differences in willingness to be contacted about research studies. #AAIC2019 Dr. Claudia Kawas was asked to present and participate on an esteemed...

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VIDEO: “What medications can I take to prevent or treat Alzheimer’s?” with Dr. Steven Tam

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Facebook Live Series - ASK THE DOC: Alzheimer's Research Today! This monthly series features short talks and Q&A with experts from the University of California, Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND), 1 of 32 congressionally designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers in the nation. Join UCI MIND on Facebook (@UCIrvineMIND) the first Friday of every month from 9:00-9:30 AM PST to learn about advances in research to improve Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Episode 6: "What medications can I take to prevent or treat Alzheimer's?" This month, we're joined by Steven Tam, MD. Dr. Tam is...

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What medications can I take to prevent or treat Alzheimer’s?

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Tune in this Friday, July 12 @ 9AM for the next episode of our monthly Facebook LIVE series, “What medications can I take to prevent or treat Alzheimer’s?” This month, we’re joined by Steven Tam, MD. Dr. Tam is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and a Geriatrician at UC Irvine and recognized as a Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association. He specializes in geriatric neurology and serves as principal investigator for two Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials at UCI MIND. To attend LIVE and ask Dr. Tam YOUR questions, login to Facebook this Friday morning and search @UCIrvineMIND to view the video…

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VIDEO: “Is there a blood test for Alzheimer’s?” with Dr. Mark Mapstone

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Facebook Live Series - ASK THE DOC: Alzheimer's Research Today! This monthly series features short talks and Q&A with experts from the University of California, Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND), 1 of 32 congressionally designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers in the nation. Join UCI MIND on Facebook (@UCIrvineMIND) the first* Friday of every month from 9:00-9:30 AM PST to learn about advances in research to improve Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Episode 5: "Is there a blood test for Alzheimer's?" This month, we're joined by Mark Mapstone, PhD. Dr. Mapstone earned a PhD in...

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Using video games to detect (and protect) those at risk for Alzheimer’s disease

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Contributed by Craig Stark, PhD Researchers from the UK have just released a report showing how we can extract valuable cognitive data out of video game performance. Using the mobile game Sea Hero Quest, which relies heavily on spatial memory and navigation, the researchers were able to discriminate healthy aging from those at-risk for Alzheimer’s. By using games that are fun and engaging, but are designed to tap into specific brain processes, we can usher in a new era of diagnosis. Research in my lab here at UCI is further looking at whether playing certain kinds of video games can actually…

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VIDEO: “Are there any promising vaccines for Alzheimer’s?” with Dr. Elizabeth Head

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Facebook Live Series - ASK THE DOC: Alzheimer's Research Today! This monthly series features short talks and Q&A with experts from the University of California, Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND), 1 of 32 congressionally designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers in the nation. Join UCI MIND on Facebook (@UCIrvineMIND) the first Friday of every month from 9:00-9:30 AM PST to learn about advances in research to improve Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Episode 4: "Are there any promising vaccines for Alzheimer's?" This month, we're joined by Elizabeth Head, PhD. Dr. Head earned a PhD in...

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Are there any promising vaccines for Alzheimer’s?

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Tune in this Friday, May 3 @ 9AM for the next episode of our monthly Facebook LIVE series, “Are there any promising vaccines for Alzheimer’s?” This month, we’re joined by Elizabeth Head, PhD. Dr. Head earned a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Toronto and completed postdoctoral training at UCI. She recently returned to UCI from the University of Kentucky and serves as Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Head has dedicated over 20 years and more than 150 publications to the field of aging and Alzheimer’s disease research with a focus on individuals…

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VIDEO: Distinguished Lecture on the Brain with Dr. Ronald Petersen, Mayo Clinic

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UCI MIND, in partnership with UCI School of Biological Sciences and UCI Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, hosted the annual Distinguished Lecture on the Brain in March at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Guest speaker Ronald C. Petersen, MD, PhD, Director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, delivered an insightful lecture on the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in the era of biomarkers to hundreds of audience members, both in-person and via livestream. The full lecture is available below and on our YouTube channel. Stay tuned for details on the 2020 Distinguished Lecture on the Brain.

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VIDEO: “Is Alzheimer’s an immune disorder?” with Dr. Andrea Tenner

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Facebook Live Series - ASK THE DOC: Alzheimer's Research Today! This monthly series features short talks and Q&A with experts from the University of California, Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND), 1 of 32 congressionally designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers in the nation. Join UCI MIND on Facebook (@UCIrvineMIND) the first Friday of every month from 9:00-9:30 AM PST to learn about advances in research to improve Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Episode 3: "Is Alzheimer's an immune disorder?" This month, we're joined by Andrea Tenner, PhD. Dr. Tenner earned her PhD from UC San...

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Is Alzheimer’s an immune disorder?

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Tune in this Friday, April 5 @ 9AM for the next episode of our monthly Facebook LIVE series, “Is Alzheimer’s an immune disorder?” This month, we’re joined by Andrea Tenner, PhD. Dr. Tenner earned her PhD from UC San Diego and is an esteemed Professor in the UC Irvine School of Medicine and the School of Biological Sciences. Throughout her career, Dr. Tenner has received numerous academic awards and has published over 100 scientific journal articles. Dr. Tenner’s research examines the role of inflammation and how our body’s immune system responds to Alzheimer’s disease – and using this knowledge, her team…

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VIDEO: “What causes memory problems in older adults?” with Dr. Ahmad Sajjadi

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Facebook Live Series - ASK THE DOC: Alzheimer's Research Today! This monthly series features short talks and Q&A with experts from the University of California, Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND), 1 of 32 congressionally designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers in the nation. Join UCI MIND on Facebook (@UCIrvineMIND) the first Friday of every month from 9:00-9:30 AM PST to learn about advances in research to improve Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Episode 2: "What causes memory problems in older adults?" Dr. Ahmad Sajjadi is Assistant Professor of Neurology in the UCI School of Medicine....

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What causes memory problems in older adults?

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Tune in this Friday, March 1 @ 9AM for the next episode of our monthly Facebook LIVE series, “What causes memory problems in older adults?” This month, we’re joined by Ahmad Sajjadi, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology in the UCI School of Medicine. Dr. Sajjadi received his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran and his PhD from the University of Cambridge in the UK. Dr. Sajjadi is a behavioral neurologist who sees patients with memory concerns and also conducts research on Alzheimer’s disease and atypical forms of dementia. To attend live and ask questions, login…

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VIDEO: “Can poor sleep cause Alzheimer’s?” with Dr. Bryce Mander

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Facebook Live Series - ASK THE DOC: Alzheimer's Research Today! This monthly series features short talks and Q&A with experts from the University of California, Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND), 1 of 32 congressionally designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers in the nation. Join UCI MIND on Facebook (@UCIrvineMIND) the first Friday of every month from 9:00-9:30 AM PST to learn about advances in research to improve Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Episode 1: "Can poor sleep cause Alzheimer's?" Bryce Mander, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior at UCI. He received his...

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New play aims to educate community on Down syndrome

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Eric Doran, Manager of UCI MIND’s Down Syndrome Program, has partnered with his longtime friend and playwright, Steven Oberman, to tell the true story of Dr. John Langdon Down, the man who first described Down syndrome. We interviewed Mr. Doran to learn more about the vision behind this new play, Blurred at the Edges, set to run in March of 2019 at the Diversionary Theatre in San Diego. What is the vision behind Blurred at the Edges? Down syndrome is named after Dr. John Langdon Down, a British physician who first described the condition in 1866. Most parents of a…

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Sleep is associated with tau pathology in early Alzheimer’s disease

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Colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine published novel findings on the correlation between tau tangles, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease pathology, and sleep quality in people who were cognitively normal or who had mild cognitive impairment. On ALZFORUM, UCI MIND faculty member, Dr. Bryce Mander commented, “This is an important paper because it shows for the first time how tau is related to sleep deficits. That’s going to be important in advancing our understanding of how Alzheimer’s disease pathology affects sleep.” Dr. Mander, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior at UCI, has published several important findings on the link between…

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UCI MIND Raises Record-Breaking $370K at 9th Annual Gala

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IRVINE, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2018) – UCI MIND, the University of California, Irvine’s Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders, Orange County’s only state and federally designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC), hosted its 9th annual A December to Remember Gala on Saturday, December 1 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. UCI MIND raised a record-shattering $370,000 through underwriting, ticket sales and donations from the attendees. “UCI MIND would not be at the forefront of Alzheimer’s disease research without the strong community behind us,” notes Dr. Joshua Grill, Director of UCI MIND. “We are forever grateful for the…

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Dr. Daniel Gillen discusses clinical trials and UCI MIND’s annual conference on KUCI radio

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This Friday, September 21 marks the 29th Annual SoCal Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference at the Irvine Marriott Hotel. Chair of Statistics and UCI MIND faculty member, Dr. Daniel Gillen, discusses this year’s topic of Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials with KUCI Radio – click here to listen to the podcast >. Dr. Gillen is one of several esteemed researchers who will present on Friday. There’s still time to register! Click here >, call 949.757.3720 x 3733, or purchase Day-Of tickets at the Registration booth.

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Orange Coast Magazine calls upcoming conference a “Can’t-Miss” health event in OC

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Orange Coast Magazine​ just named our upcoming research conference in the “20 Can’t-Miss Health Events in O.C. To Keep You Healthy!” Don’t miss your chance to attend Trials Today, Treatments Tomorrow, Sept. 21 at the Irvine Marriott​. Tickets: http://bit.ly/alzconference or call 949.757.3720 x 3733. “Alzheimer’s affects more than 84,000 people in Orange County. This conference, hosted by the UC Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) and Alzheimer’s Orange County, will bring world-renowned experts to Irvine to discuss progress in the battle against Alzheimer’s.” — Orange Coast Magazine  

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Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, 2018 Conference Speaker, Wins Lifetime Achievement Award at AAIC 2018

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Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, the inventor of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory and international leader in the field of Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials was awarded the Bengt Winblad Lifetime Achievement Award at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. To hear Dr. Cummings lecture about the state of Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials, register for the UCI MIND Southern California Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference at bit.ly/alzconference

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UCI MIND Researchers presenting work at pre-conference to Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

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Professors Andrea Tenner (seen here, middle) and Frank LaFerla, along with other members of UCI MIND’s Next Generation Animal Models grant presented their work at the Accelerating Medicines Partnership—Alzheimer’s Disease (AMP-AD) meeting at a pre-conference to the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago on July 19 and 20.

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Announcing the 29th Annual SoCal Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference

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Join Alzheimer’s Orange County and UCI MIND for the 29th Annual Southern California Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference. Learn about important findings from past trials, current trials of promising new treatments, and what it’s going to take to find successful treatments for the most urgent health problem we face as a society today.   29th Annual Southern California Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference Friday, September 21 | 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Irvine Marriott Hotel   Click here to register >  

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Last Day to RSVP for 2018 Family Education Workshop

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Today is the last day to RSVP for the 2018 Family Education Workshop this Thursday, May 17! Click here to RSVP > Join licensed psychologists, Dr. Cordula Dick-Muehlke and Dr. Malcolm Dick, as they examine the state of the art in identification, treatment, and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will be held at the Lakeview Senior Center in Irvine. Refreshments and registration from 9:30-10:00 AM. Lecture from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM. Thank you to our Community Partners: Alzheimer’s Association, Orange County Chapter, Alzheimer’s Family Center, Alzheimer’s Orange County, and Family Caregiver Resource Center. For questions or to be added to…

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Thank you for your support on UCI Giving Day!

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Thanks to the collective support of our community on UCI Giving Day on Wednesday, April 25, we raised $26,448 from 108 gifts! All of the funds raised will directly support cutting-edge Alzheimer’s disease research right here at UCI MIND. THANK YOU to all our friends who donated and helped spread the word! If you missed Giving Day and would still like to support Alzheimer’s research, you can make a donation in any amount by clicking here.

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Brain health is on the minds of seniors who attended UCI MIND “Ask the Doc” open Q&A session at Susi Q

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Story by Dianne Russell in Stu News Laguna featuring UCI MIND’s most recent Ask the Doc panel on March 22, 2018: “Although the day is wet and dreary, it doesn’t stop 85 audience members from attending UC Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) “Ask the Doc” event at Susi Q. The roomful of mostly seniors is serious and here for one thing, to get answers to their questions regarding the widespread problem of Alzheimer’s, memory loss and brain health. It’s not an entirely comfortable situation, as I am well into that age bracket, and so the Q…

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Register today for ASK THE DOC in partnership with Senator Pat Bates’ South OC Senior Day

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Please join UCI MIND on Friday, March 9 at Norman P. Murray Senior Center for an ASK THE DOC Q&A session at South OC Senior Day, in partnership with Senator Pat Bates and Assemblyman Bill Brough. Bring your questions about brain health, Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss, diagnosis and treatment, research advances, and more to a panel of expert clinicians and scientists from UCI MIND, Orange County’s only state and federally designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center: www.mind.uci.edu There is no cost to attend. Register today at www.seniordayoc.com or call 949.598.5850. Click here for Event Details> Moderator: Ruth Benca, MD, PhD, Professor…

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Free community screening of “Alive Inside” this Friday, January 26 in Orange

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Free community screening reveals how personalized music provides comfort ORANGE, CA – The public is invited to a free screening of Alive Inside, a documentary that explores the transformative impact of music on people living with a diagnosis of dementia or other cognitive disorders.  The award winning documentary follows the journey of social worker Dan Cohen, creator of the national MUSIC & MEMORY® program which helps non-verbal dementia patients re-ignite positive memories as they listen to familiar songs from their past. WHEN:   Friday, January 26, 2018 WHERE: Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios – Chapman University, 283 N. Cypress St., Orange, CA…

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REMIND engages local students as part of STEAM initiative

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REMIND predoc and postdoc trainees, Sarah Royer, Stefânia Forner, and Alessandra Martini, welcomed 7th and 8th graders to campus today to teach them about brain health and Alzheimer’s disease. The students even had a chance to see their own brain waves in action! This outreach initiative is led by the Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine to engage local K-12 students in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM).

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A December to Remember ticket sales end Thursday at noon!

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Don’t miss an unforgettable evening of fun and philanthropy in support of Alzheimer’s disease research this Saturday, December 2nd at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach! If you haven’t done so already, purchase your ticket or table today to join esteemed researchers from UCI MIND, gala honorees Maria Shriver and Suzy Melin, and philanthropists for one night that will have a lasting impact in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Tickets & Event Details A December to Remember Sponsors The Beaumont Family, in Honor of Dr. Jacqueline DuPont The Covington Elite OC Productions HCP, Inc. Susan and Frank Kavanaugh Robert...

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An unforgettable evening in support of Alzheimer’s research

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Saturday, December 2nd, is your opportunity to directly support cutting-edge research at UCI MIND, OC’s only state and federally designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center! Join hundreds of community members for an evening of fun and philanthropy at A December to Remember gala at the Balboa Bay Resort. Mingle with esteemed researchers from UCI and internationally renowned Alzheimer’s advocate, Maria Shriver, who will be honored at the event for her work with The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement. Tickets & Event Details A December to Remember Sponsors The Beaumont Family, in Honor of Dr. Jacqueline DuPont The Covington Susan and Frank Kavanaugh Robert...

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UCI MIND Announces Maria Shriver as Celebrity Honoree for 8th Annual A December to Remember Gala

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Maria Shriver, internationally renowned Alzheimer’s disease advocate, founder of The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement, and former First Lady of California, will be honored at UCI MIND’s 8th annual A December to Remember gala on Saturday, December 2, 2017. “Maria Shriver is a champion for Alzheimer’s disease research and a voice of strength for many families and individuals who are suffering as a result of this disease,” says Dr. Joshua Grill, co-director of UCI MIND.  “We are proud to partner with Ms. Shriver and honor her important work that continues to shine a light on Alzheimer’s disease.” Shriver is the founder of…

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Do you have questions about brain health and Alzheimer’s disease?

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Join UCI MIND for its quarterly ASK THE DOC session where a panel of expert researchers and clinicians from UC Irvine will answer all of your most pressing questions! Date: Friday, October 27, 2017 Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Alzheimer’s Association, Orange County Chapter (770 The City Drive South, 1st Floor, Orange 92868) Space is limited! Reserve your spot online bit.ly/UCIASKTHEDOC or by calling 800.272.3900. For questions, please contact 949.824.9475.

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