Alzheimer's Disease
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  • Oct 3 2022

The Alzheimer’s Association welcomes the University of Kentucky’s Donna M. Wilcock, Ph.D., as the new editor-in-chief of Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association.

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  • Aug 19 2022

Linda J. Van Eldik, Ph.D., director of the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is part of a $1.5 million grant to help further research into a possible treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • Jul 22 2022

David Fardo, Stephen W. Wyatt Endowed Professor in the College of Public Health, is one of 14 University Research Professors for 2022-23. He conducts research on dementia-related neuropathologies.

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  • Jul 21 2022

College of Social Work's Allison Gibson, Ph.D., is working to address a lack of information and services for people with a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment, which often leads to dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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  • Jun 23 2022

A researcher at the UK’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging is one of several experts in the field who recently discussed the use of two popular screening tests for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • Jun 15 2022

A new UK College of Medicine study has identified potential targets to develop a therapy that could prevent Alzheimer’s disease. 

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  • Jun 14 2022

Research published from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging is providing the most definitive assessment yet of the prevalence of a form of dementia classified in 2019 and now known as LATE.

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  • Mar 10 2022

UK Women’s Basketball Coach Kyra Elzy is passionate about Alzheimer’s disease research because of her close relationships with her grandmother, Mary Elzy, and her college basketball coach.

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  • Mar 10 2022

A study published out of the lab of Donna Wilcock, Ph.D., shows promising results for a blood test that could be used to identify Alzheimer’s changes in the brain before the onset of any symptoms, which could result in preventative treatments.

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  • Feb 10 2022

Linda J. Van Eldik, Ph.D., director of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has been appointed to the National Advisory Council on Aging (NACA) among many notable leaders from across the country.