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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Dr. Cynthia Carlsson talking with Governor Tony Evers and First Lady Kathy Evers
On June 8, 2023, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and First Lady Kathy Evers welcomed people living with dementia and their caregivers, and representatives from community organizations, to dementia friendly events at the Wisconsin Executive Residence.
Dr. Nathaniel Chin working in his office
When asked by OnWisconsin magazine about the field of Alzheimer’s disease research, Nathaniel Chin, MD, says, “We are on the trajectory for prevention.”
A photo of Dr. Manish Shah and Dr. J. Adrian Tyndall, SAEM Foundation Immediate Past-President
Manish N. Shah, MD, MPH, began his tenure as President of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation (SAEMF) for the 2023-2024 term at the Society’s Annual Meeting.
Headshots of Drs. Ozioma Okonkwo and Ira Frahmand alongside the National Institutes  of Health logo and UW crest
Ozioma Okonkwo, PhD, and Ira Frahmand, PhD, have received a five-year, $3.9 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
A headshot of Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN alongside the UW crest and Alzheimer's Association logo
Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN, received an Advancing Research on Care and Outcome Measurement (ARCOM) Award from the Alzheimer’s Association.
Stock photo of a person with their hand on the shoulder of another person
Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, surgeon general of the United States, released a report earlier this month that highlights loneliness as an urgent public health concern and calls attention to the importance of social connection.