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5:00 pm 8:00 pm
Gordon Dining & Event Center
770 W. Dayton St.
Madison WI, 53706
This free community educational event will offer news about cutting-edge research in Alzheimer's disease and provide information to help people improve brain health and live healthier lives. The Fall Community Lecture will feature presentations by University of Wisconsin faculty, focusing on blood-based biomarkers and risk and protective factors of Alzheimer’s disease. The event will begin with a healthy aging resource fair and refreshments and will end with a Q & A panel with the evening's presenters.

Past Events

9:30 am 11:30 am
Cynthia Carlsson, MD, MS, will help us understand how clinical trials work and the phases a drug must go through before it is approved for use.
12:00 pm 1:00 pm

The Wisconsin ADRC is hosting a guest lecture on August 23, from Noon-1 p.m., HSLC 1345 and Livestream. The guest lecture will feature an in-person presentation entitled, "Blood biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease: Update, progress, and unanswered questions," by Thomas Karikari, PhD, assistant professor at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and the University of Pittsburgh.

This lecture is for trainees, students, staff, faculty or clinicans. All clinicians, faculty, staff, students, and trainees interested in dementia...

6:00 pm 7:00 pm
All are invited to join the Mind Readers book club along with host Nathaniel Chin, MD, and guest authors Cindy Weinstein, PhD, and Bruce L. Miller, MD, for a discussion about their book, 'Finding the Right Words: A Story of Literature, Grief, and the Brain.'
9:30 am 11:30 am
Kimberly Mueller, PhD, CCC-SLP, assistant professor in the UW–Madison Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, will help us understand how enhancing cognitive and social engagement can positively influence cognition and quality of life. Participants will also learn strategies for helping people with MCI better communicate with the people around them.
12:00 pm 1:00 pm
This free Badger Talk by Sterling Johnson, PhD, will share the latest discoveries made from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP) regarding brain and eventual cognitive changes that occur prior to the dementia phase of Alzheimer’s disease.
10:00 am 12:30 pm
The Brain Health Brunch is an annual appreciation event honoring African American participants in Alzheimer's disease research studies at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
12:00 pm 1:00 pm
Join this free virtual event to learn how to identify caregiver burnout and strategies to minimize it.
10:00 am 11:00 am
This free, virtual Badger Talk presented by Susanne Seeger, MD, will explore diagnostic criteria and treatment approaches for lesser known disorders that can cause dementia. Seeger is a neurologist with expertise in headache and memory disorders.
2:00 pm 3:00 pm
Join the Get Movin' Open House on June 14 to learn about our new class schedule and meet our new instructor, Mrs. Patty Thurman.
12:00 pm 1:00 pm
Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS, FACPM, will explore what you should know about memory problems and some of the diseases that cause them, including Alzheimer’s Disease, and the evidence on how to keep our brains healthy. This is a free, virtual event hosted by Badger Talks. This talk will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles. Esta presentacion esta en español con subtítulos en inglés.