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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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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.
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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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a group of four female students holding red folders containing poster award certificates flanked by faculty advisors
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.
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Dr. Carey Gleason at podium
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. 
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Screen grab of Dr. Nathaniel Chin
Nathaniel Chin, MD, was interviewed for a recent report that details the need for more geriatricians in the state of Wisconsin to help care for the aging population.
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Volunteers seated at an appreciation event
Fabu Carter, PhD, was quoted in a recent story highlighting the signs of memory loss, the importance of early diagnosis, brain health and how to get involved in memory studies.