Alzheimer's Disease
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  • Jul 22 2024

Gregory A. Jicha has been honored as a 2024-25 University Research Professor.

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  • Jul 16 2024

UK’s Igniting Research Collaborations (IRC) program has awarded nearly $600,000 in pilot grants to support cross-college interdisciplinary research.

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  • Jun 21 2024

First Baptist Church Frankfort opened its doors to more than 500 individuals in the community to put an emphasis on their well-being.

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  • Jun 6 2024

Researchers at UK's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging are working to develop a pre-symptomatic disease diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • May 22 2024

Frankfort, Kentucky, has the nation’s second-highest prevalence of Alzheimer’s in Black adults. Yolanda Jackson, a clinician dietitian pursuing a Ph.D. in health communications, is working to develop accessible information about modifiable risk factors for the disease.

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  • Mar 20 2024

Thanks to medical advances, people with Down syndrome are living longer and fuller lives; however there is still much to learn about the Down syndrome brain.

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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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  • Sep 1 2023

A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky has found that a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) is potentially effective as a therapy for Alzheimer’s disease.

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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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  • Jul 17 2023

A recent study from the lab of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Director Linda Van Eldik, Ph.D., centers around the idea that various anti-inflammatory drugs could be effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.