Alzheimer's Disease
  • Article
  • Jan 16 2020

An international group of experts led by Dr. Peter Nelson, a neuropathologist at the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is being recognized as one of the top science stories of 2019 by Discover Magazine.

  • Article
  • Jan 13 2020

"I really just developed a love for the campus." Mark Lovell credits a history of collaboration at UK for driving his research for the past 30 years.

  • Article
  • Jan 2 2020

At UK's men's basketball game versus the University of Louisville on Dec. 28, UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Director Linda Van Eldik and researchers Pete Nelson, Donna Wilcock and Steve Scheff were recognized on the Rupp Arena floor.

  • Article
  • Nov 11 2019

Lance Cpl. Benjamin Shaw is currently in his fourth year of the UK College of Medicine’s PhD program in physiology, studying the effect genetic differences have on immune cell function related to Alzheimer’s disease risk.

  • Article
  • Oct 28 2019

Guest speaker Adam Brickman, professor of Neuropsychology, Columbia University, as well as research updates from Sanders-Brown Center on Aging.

  • Podcast
  • Jul 3 2019

In this episode of "Behind the Blue," Sanders-Brown director Linda Van Eldik talks about the center's involvement in some of the most important discoveries in the history of Alzheimer's research and what they are doing now to advance the science.

  • Article
  • May 1 2019

In the past, using "Alzheimer’s disease" & "dementia" interchangeably was a generally accepted practice. Now there's rising appreciation that a variety of diseases & disease processes contribute to dementia.

  • Video
  • Apr 3 2019

Linda Van Eldik, director of the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, received $5.5 million from NIH and the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation. She developed a drug that is ready for its first round of testing in humans.

  • Article
  • Nov 7 2018

Research from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting has identified two potential ways to predict vascular cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) – the second leading cause of dementia behind Alzheimer's disease.

  • Article
  • Oct 4 2018

The 8th Annual Sanders-Brown Center on Aging's Markesbery Symposium will take place Oct. 26-27.