The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center supports researchers in their pursuit of answers that will lead to improved diagnosis and care for patients while, at the same time, focusing on the program’s long-term goal — finding a way to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease.

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Recent News

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Investigators from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center received funding from the National Institute on Aging to develop a culturally appropriate dementia evaluation toolkit with the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin.
Dr. Tobey Betthauser and ISTAART logo
Tobey Betthauser, PhD, was recently elected to a four-year position on the executive committee of the Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART) Neuroimaging Professional Interest Area (PIA).
Manish Shah Pioneer Award announcement
Manish Shah, MD, MPH, received the Pioneer Award from the Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine (AGEM) in recognition of his significant contributions to establishing and advancing the field of geriatric emergency medicine.
Dr. Nathaniel Chin
Nathaniel Chin, MD, received the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association Professional Award at the 36th Annual Wisconsin State Conference, May 2-3, 2022. 
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The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center hosted its annual Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Research Day on April 5, 2022, at the Discovery Building on the UW–Madison campus and virtually.
Dr. Carey Gleason receives the Vilas Award
Carey Gleason, PhD, MS, received a Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award that recognizes research and teaching excellence and provides $75,000 in flexible research funding over three years.