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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 prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease.

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Recent News

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A multi-site research team from the University of California, Irvine, the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Wake Forest University has discovered that brain inflammation may link Alzheimer’s disease risk with sleep disturbance.
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Dr. Nathaniel Chin, MD, was recently interviewed for a behind-the-scenes look at his personal life and discussed what led him to a career in geriatric medicine focusing on Alzheimer’s disease.
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Last month was Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, a time to bring attention to Alzheimer’s disease, highlight advances in research and share resources to support

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Nathaniel Chin, MD, was quoted in a recent story about an association between visual impairment and cognitive decline.
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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.
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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).