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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 cure and possibly prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

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Recent News

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Amy Kind by map
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health named Amy Kind, MD, PhD, the inaugural associate dean for social health sciences and programs. Kind is an international leader in the field of health disparities research and leader of the Wisconsin ADRC Dementia Care Research Core.
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screen shot of Sterling Johnson during TV news interview
Local and regional TV and radio news outlets featured coverage of the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP) on Tuesday, November 30, highlighting the 20th anniversary of the first research participant’s enrollment in the study.
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image of Dr. Ozioma Okonkwo on a YouTube screen talking about alzheimer's disease prevention
Ozioma Okonkwo, PhD, met with Wisconsin First Lady Kathy Evers to discuss lifestyle factors that can protect against Alzheimer’s disease. Okonkwo shared why he believes physical activity is a "game changer" in reducing the risk for dementia.
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Dr. Nathaniel Chin on Perpetual Notion on WORT FM
Nathaniel Chin, MD, was a guest on “Perpetual Notion Machine,” a weekly science program on WORT 89.9 FM.
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Super Aging Podcast with Dr. Nathaniel Chin and host Fatou Ceesay
Nathaniel Chin, MD, was a guest on “Super Aging,” a podcast that explores healthy aging, caregiving and raises awareness about Alzheimer’s disease.
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Tinker Schuman joins Poetry for Life: Call-in Show
Alzheimer's Poetry Project welcomes Tinker Schuman, Lac du Flambeau poet, beader, pipe-carrier and tribal elder, to "Poetry for Life: Call-in Show."