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.

Learn about our programs

REC Scholar Program

Junior Fellowship

Professional Development Award

Lightning Funding Award

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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