Inaugural Ascending Stars Award Winners

Anantha Shekhar,MD, PHD, Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh announced the winners of the inaugural Ascending Stars Award

Can Melatonin Help Prevent Neuron Damage Associated With Dementia?

The Clear Thoughts Foundation (CTF), a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit dedicated to fighting dementia, has awarded $200,000 to co-investigators as part of the CTF Consortium to begin preclinical research on how melatonin might affect dementia-related processes in the brain.

NIA Launches New Website

NIA is pleased to announce, a new website designed to educate and support people whose lives are touched by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The website serves as a federal government portal for dementia information and resources.

Live Streaming of Garrett Davis’ play, Forget Me Not

Gdavis Productions & Films in association with the University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center presents the free live streaming of Garrett Davis’ award winning stage play, Forget Me Not.

Care Interventions for People Living With Dementia and Their Caregivers

The aging of the U.S. population and the concurrent rise in the number of adults living with dementia underscore the urgent need for a systematic review of the available evidence for care interventions for PLWD and their formal and informal caregivers. The National Institute on Aging commissioned such a review from the Evidence-based Practice Center Program at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.