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  • Apr 4 2024

Maj-Linda Selenica's research focuses on diseases caused by misfolded proteins, specifically TDP-43. Thanks to a recent grant from the National Institute on Aging, this groundbreaking work will continue.

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  • Feb 28 2024

Researchers at the University of Kentucky are studying how elements of our natural surroundings can be potential risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease — including chemicals widely used in plastics.

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  • Aug 31 2023

Labor Day, September 4, WKYT-TV, is highlighting the world-class work going on at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. The Lexington-based CBS affiliate will air a 30-minute special on their second station, The CW, at 6:30 p.m.

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  • Jun 21 2023

Karen Lawrence, Ph.D., M.S.W., will work to better understand the connection between PTSD and dementia by analyzing data from 42 Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers across the U.S.

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  • Jun 16 2023

A Sanders-Brown Center on Aging project will focus on how genetic factors contribute to dementia. The work was recently awarded funding from the National Institute on Aging that will total more than $1.7 million.

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  • Mar 1 2023

Throughout March, UK is spotlighting Women Making History. These women are leading their fields of research and impacting the lives of Kentuckians. For Allison Gibson, Ph.D., her passion is helping some of the most vulnerable Kentuckians.

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  • Jan 27 2023

The Pat Summitt Foundation presented a $25,000 grant to the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) during the UK women’s basketball game against Auburn University on January 26, 2023.

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  • Nov 16 2022

UK's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) will host its 12th annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia this weekend.

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  • Nov 7 2022

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging will hold the 12th annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Nov. 18 and 19.

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  • Oct 20 2022

The focus of the work done by Elizabeth Rhodus, Ph.D., is to enhance sensory input in order to improve behavioral symptoms in people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.