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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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Lindsay Clark, PhD, and Sterling Johnson, PhD, examined data collected through the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP) and the German longitudinal study DELCODE, which determined that smartphone task performance could be used to identify those with and without mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
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A graphic with Dr. Sanjay Asthana and Dean Robert Golden's headshots on the left. On the right is the article headline above the Wisconsin Medical Journal logo.
The article, published in the February 2024 issue, mentions several studies, researchers and other accomplishments from the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC).
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Nathaniel Chin, MD, discusses new therapies, early detection, screening and managing different stages of dementia for Alzheimer’s disease in a two-part video series produced by The New England Journal of Medicine.
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An older adult holding their hand up to their ear
When researchers test motor skills, hearing, vision and smell in people in their midlife, they are better able to identify those who may develop cognitive decline or impairment 10 years later, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
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Photo of Dr. Nathaniel Chin in a hallway with windows. He's wearing a blue plaid shirt and grey tie.
Nathaniel Chin, MD, penned a guest essay recently featured in Newsday explaining how emerging Alzheimer’s treatments raise the stakes for understanding the distinction between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
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A photo of the entrance to the Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC) at UW Hospital. On the wood paneled wall it says, "Research".
Researchers from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center ranked highly in the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research’s rankings for funding from the National Institutes on Health.
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