For Trainees

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Training activities at the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center are planned and promoted by the Research Education Component (REC). The REC’s mission is to support research education activities to complement the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s research needs in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The REC supports activities for learners ranging from high school students to junior faculty.

Upcoming Events

February 24, 12:00-1:00, Goodnight Hall, B62 — Elizabeth Evans, BS, will present "Characterization of Connected Speech in African American Adults at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease: Creating New Methods from Community Input"
See the flyer for more details.

Learn about our programs

REC Scholars

Junior Fellowship

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Research Day

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If you would like information about our events and training opportunities please email Sheryl Spensley and the REC team.

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Stay in touch

The Wisconsin ADRC occasionally shares news, events, training opportunities, and funding announcements of interest to Alzheimer’s disease and aging researchers through its Alzheimer’s Disease Research News email list. 

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