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December 16, 2014
Alzheimer's Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study.more »

November 13, 2014
e-Update from the Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center
A new online report provides an easy-to-read overview of recent National Institutes of Health-funded Alzheimer's disease research advances and new initiatives. more »

November 3, 2014
Dr. William Klunk Elected to Chair
William E. Klunk, MD, PhD has been elected to the National Alzheimer's Association Board of Directors and Chair of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Council for the upcoming 2014-2015 term. Congratulations Dr. Klunk!

November 3, 2014
Marita Garrett Receives Rising African American Leaders Award
Marita Garrett, Outreach Coordinator at the ADRC, was selected by Pitt's African American Alumni Council (AAAC) to be one of the recipients of this year's Rising African American Leaders Award. The RAAL Award was presented during the awards brunch on Sunday, October 26, 2014 in the Pitt University Club Ballroom.

October 30, 2014
Alzheimer's Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study.more »

September 30, 2014
Alzheimer's Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study.more »

September 29, 2014
ADRC researchers comment on the usefulness of creative art programs for dementia patients
Art therapy shows results for Alzheimer's patients. more »

September 15, 2014
Increased brain activity may compensate for amyloid pathology in older brains
Researchers have long wondered why some older people remain cognitively normal despite having abnormal levels of beta-amyloid in their brains, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. more »

August 15, 2014
NIH-supported study shows promise for blood test for Alzheimer's disease
Preliminary findings from a study by National Institute on Aging scientists and colleagues showed that a blood test for Alzheimer's-related proteins may accurately predict who might be at risk for the disease. more »

August 1, 2014
Alzheimer's Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study.more »

July 17, 2014
e-Update from the Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center
A new online report provides an easy-to-read overview of recent National Institutes of Health-funded Alzheimer's disease research advances and new initiatives. more »

July 14, 2014
Alzheimer's Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study.more »

May 12, 2014
e-Update from the Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center
The National Institute on Aging’s Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Fact Sheet can help people with Alzheimer’s and their families better understand how genetics impact the disease. more »

April 28, 2014
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study.more »

April 1, 2014
e-Update from the Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center
The National Institute on Aging’s Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Fact Sheet can help people with Alzheimer’s and their families better understand how genetics impact the disease. more »

March 18, 2014
Fact sheet offers legal and financial info for people with Alzheimer’s disease
In the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, it’s important to get financial and legal plans in place. more »

March 6, 2014
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study.more »

February 20, 2014
Preventing Alzheimer’s disease-what does the research show?
Advertisements and news stories promise many ways to keep your brain healthy-but what actually works? more »

February 13, 2014
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

January 14, 2014
Alzheimer's Association Federal Update
House and Senate negotiators unveil an "omnibus" bill to fund the federal government that includes $122 million in additional Alzheimer’s funding, the largest-ever increase in federal funding for Alzheimer's research and care programs. more »

January 14, 2014
Cognitive Training Shows Staying Power
NIH-funded trial shows 10-year benefit in realms of reasoning, speed. more »

December 10, 2013
Senior moments or something more?
You walk into a room and forget why you entered in the first place. You can’t quite place a name with a face, or you fail to recall the name of an actor you’ve seen on television recently. more »

November 3, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

October 3, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

September 3, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

August 13, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

July 9, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

June 13, 2013
Tip Sheets for Alzheimer’s Caregivers Now Available as E-Books
Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can be a tough job with many demands and challenges. To help, the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center offers more than 25 tip sheets—many now available for mobile devices in .epub and .mobi (Kindle) formats.more »

May 23, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

May 2, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

April 5, 2013
NIH-supported study finds U.S. dementia care costs as high as $215 billion in 2010
The costs of caring for people with dementia in the United States in 2010 were between $159 billion to $215 billion, and those costs could rise dramatically with the increase in the numbers of older people in coming decades. more »

April 1, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

March 1, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

February 4, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

January 4, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

December 3, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

November 7, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

October 1, 2012
Risk gene for Alzheimer's disease associated with lower brain amyloid
Researchers investigating a known gene risk factor for Alzheimer's disease discovered it is associated with lower levels of beta amyloid-a brain protein involved in Alzheimer's-in cognitively healthy older people. The findings suggest that a mechanism other than one related to beta amyloid accumulation may influence disease risk associated with the gene. The study, by researchers at the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health, was published online September 27, 2012 in the journal Biological Psychiatry. more »

September 28, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

August 31, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

August 20, 2012
Quick, handy tips for Alzheimer's caregivers now available
Every day can bring a new change or challenge for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease. Now, practical information and advice is at hand with a new series of Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips. more »

August 2, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

July 2, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

June 1, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

May 4, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

March 30, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

March 22, 2012
Smoking in middle age is associated with increased rate of cognitive decline in men
Men who smoked in middle age experienced more rapid cognitive decline with age than men who had never smoked, according to a recent article in Archives of General Psychiatry.
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March 8, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

February 29, 2012
Latest Alzheimer's Research Progress Report Released
2010 Alzheimer's Disease Progress Report: A Deeper Understanding, the latest annual Alzheimer's research report from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is now available online. more »

February 3, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »

January 6, 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease Information Network Monthly E-Newsletter
This newsletter is provided to educate the public about AD and clinical studies by the UCSD Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. more »