Dr. Jennifer Lingler’s research sited in news article on ALZFORUM

As large international study cohorts and clinical trials seek to enroll participants in the earliest stages, they must rely on biomarkers—such as amyloid accumulation in the brain or possession of the ApoE4 allele—rather than outward cognitive symptoms.

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.

Simple lifestyle changes can help brain functioning

An article on Today.com highlights how simple lifestyle changes may help the mind as well as the body. The January 6, 2016 posting by Linda Carroll identifies seven strategies to keep the brain sharp.

Training Pittsburgh businesses to serve customers with dementia

Sophie Wodzak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote an article published on October 6, 2015 about Home Instead Senior Care’s new Alzheimer’s Friendly Business Program that strives to reduce the stigma surrounding the disease and supporting families facing the disease in their day-to-day life.

Physical Activity Can Bulk Up the Brain

Erickson, of Pitt’s Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition and Center for Neuroscience, studies brain function and has published extensively on cognitive changes that occur as a function of physical health and aging.

Dr. 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.