News Highlights Archive

  • Dr. William Klunk joined Niki Kapsambelis on an interview with Liz Reid on WESA 90.5, Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station to discuss Alzheimer research in early April. The interview covers the process of learning about the disease and how it might be […]

    Discussing Alzheimer’s Research with Dr. William Klunk on NPR

    Dr. William Klunk joined Niki Kapsambelis on an interview with Liz Reid on WESA 90.5, Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station to discuss Alzheimer research in early April. The interview covers the process of learning about the disease and how it might be […]
  • With a new blood test, Pitt researchers are hoping to determine whether the content of someone’s blood could indicate if their learning and memory abilities are in danger of diminishing. PittNews staff writer, Alexis Carter, spoke with Pitt investigators involved […]

    New Blood Test Aids Pitt Alzheimer’s Research

    With a new blood test, Pitt researchers are hoping to determine whether the content of someone’s blood could indicate if their learning and memory abilities are in danger of diminishing. PittNews staff writer, Alexis Carter, spoke with Pitt investigators involved […]
  • Eight years ago Niki Kapsambelis wrote a feature in the ADRC Fall Newsletter about the DeMoe family, a family of ADRC research participants with a rare genetic version of Alzheimer’s Disease, and she is now telling their story in “The Inheritance” released […]

    Longstanding Family of Pitt Research Participants Featured in New Book

    Eight years ago Niki Kapsambelis wrote a feature in the ADRC Fall Newsletter about the DeMoe family, a family of ADRC research participants with a rare genetic version of Alzheimer’s Disease, and she is now telling their story in “The Inheritance” released […]
  • ADRC receives $500,000 endowment from the Joseph & Ligia Wiegand Family Foundation

    $500,000 Joseph & Ligia Wiegand Family Foundation Endowment Received for Pitt’s Day of Giving

    ADRC receives $500,000 endowment from the Joseph & Ligia Wiegand Family Foundation
  • The University of Pittsburgh has started a new Brain Exercise and Training Wellness Program called BRiTE.

    New Pitt program for older adults with memory problems

    The University of Pittsburgh has started a new Brain Exercise and Training Wellness Program called BRiTE.
  • Cynthia Patton, journalist  spoke with Dr. Oscar Lopez, director of the Alzheimer Disease Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Lopez shared some insights about Alzheimer’s disease in the November 2016 issue of The Sharon Herald, Views & Voices. […]

    Alzheimer’s Awareness: Q & A with Dr. Oscar Lopez

    Cynthia Patton, journalist  spoke with Dr. Oscar Lopez, director of the Alzheimer Disease Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Lopez shared some insights about Alzheimer’s disease in the November 2016 issue of The Sharon Herald, Views & Voices. […]
  • Hugh Papke has been a caregiver for his wife Doris who has had Alzheimer's for 11 years. Doris is a former participant of the ADRC at the University of Pittsburgh.  Recently Hugh had the opportunity to tell his story.

    Doris & Hugh Papke: A Caregivers Story

    Hugh Papke has been a caregiver for his wife Doris who has had Alzheimer's for 11 years. Doris is a former participant of the ADRC at the University of Pittsburgh. Recently Hugh had the opportunity to tell his story.
  • May 25-28, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain The Barcelona-Pittsburgh Symposium on Dementia is held biannually in Barcelona. Researchers from the ADRC of Pittsburgh present the latests advances in clinical, molecular biology, epidemiology, and neuroimaging to an audience of Spanish physicians, as […]

    The Barcelona-Pittsburgh Symposium on Dementia

    May 25-28, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain The Barcelona-Pittsburgh Symposium on Dementia is held biannually in Barcelona. Researchers from the ADRC of Pittsburgh present the latests advances in clinical, molecular biology, epidemiology, and neuroimaging to an audience of Spanish physicians, as […]
  • Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and UCLA Medical Center found that regular exercise resulted in a delay in cognitive decline. People who burned more calories through physical activity had more grey matter in the areas of the brain responsible […]

    New Pitt Study Finds Increased Exercise Decreases Alzheimer’s Risk

    Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and UCLA Medical Center found that regular exercise resulted in a delay in cognitive decline. People who burned more calories through physical activity had more grey matter in the areas of the brain responsible […]
  • In a recent article on MedToday.com Kristina Fiore interviewed former ADRC Director, Steven DeKosky, MD, about his role in research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in professional football players and on events portrayed in the film “Concussion”. In response to to the […]

    Former ADRC Director, Steven DeKosky,MD, interviewed about CTE and Concussion

    In a recent article on MedToday.com Kristina Fiore interviewed former ADRC Director, Steven DeKosky, MD, about his role in research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in professional football players and on events portrayed in the film “Concussion”. In response to to the […]
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