Alzheimer's Disease
  • Article
  • Jan 4 2022

Anika Hartz, a researcher for the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, looks at drugs and therapies that might repair damaged blood vessels in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Article
  • Dec 16 2021

Using new methodology, UK researchers have mapped the variations in sugar chains attached to brain proteins from deceased healthy individuals or individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Article
  • Dec 1 2021

Recently published work by a group of researchers at the UK’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging looked at the use of data mining and machine learning in research.

  • Video
  • Nov 8 2021

For this "UK at the Half," University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Director Linda Van Eldik talks about the life-changing — and lifesaving — work that the center does.

  • Podcast
  • Nov 8 2021

On this episode of "Behind the Blue," Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Director Linda Van Eldik joins UK Public Relations and Strategic Communications' Hillary Smith to discuss the larger game plan of finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and dementia.

  • Article
  • Nov 2 2021

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear clinicians and researchers from the University of Kentucky share current findings on dementia and aging disorders.

  • Article
  • Oct 8 2021

A recently released paper from the Department of Physiology and Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) suggests that genetics can influence response to Alzheimer’s disease pathology.

  • Article
  • Aug 18 2021

Sanders-Brown Center on Aging will receive renewed funding for its Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) program from the National Institute on Aging, a division of the National Institutes of Health.

  • Article
  • Jul 13 2021

A recently published study from University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging researcher Justin Miller, Ph.D., found 11 rare genetic variants spanning 10 genes, including previously unknown variants in two known Alzheimer's disease risk genes.

  • Article
  • Jun 9 2021

The day was established to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on the African American community, since their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease is two to three times higher than white Americans.