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News from the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer's

  • The Precious Gift of More

    People facing Alzheimer’s disease long for more time. More memories. More days of feeling like nothing has changed. But the heartbreaking reality is that all these things are stripped away, often with little warning. That’s why the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s (IEA) is pioneering the most advanced research initiatives and treatments to give people and their families hope for the future.

  • Summer 2023 News for Memorable Friends

    Read the Summer 2023 ‘News for Memorable Friends’ online and find the latest news and upcoming events.

  • Watch the 2023 Dr. Daniel I. Kaufer Lecture

    Helen C. Kales, MD, presented the keynote address at the 2023 Dr. Daniel I. Kaufer Lecture Series, an endowed educational program devoted to shaping future generations of dementia care professionals.

  • Dr. Sanjay Asthana speaking at a dementia friendly event at the Wisconsin Executive Residence

    UW–Madison Alzheimer’s disease experts participate in dementia friendly events at the Wisconsin Executive Residence

    On June 8, 2023, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and First Lady Kathy Evers welcomed people living with dementia and their caregivers, and representatives from community organizations, to dementia friendly events at the Wisconsin Executive Residence. …

  • Graphic image with Anchor Bay logo and stock graphic of shamrocks

    Shamrock Shuffle ‘23 raised over $16K for Alzheimer’s research

    On March 11, the Anchor Bay Bar and Grill in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, hosted its 2023 Shamrock Shuffle raising over $16,000 for the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s.

  • Photo of Nathaniel Chin and his father, Moe Chin.

    Dr. Nathaniel Chin Featured in UW SMPH ‘Quarterly’ Magazine

    Nathaniel Chin, MD, was featured in the latest issue of Quarterly magazine. In the article “How Grief Transformed Me,” Chin discusses how learning of his father’s Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis altered his professional trajectory.

  • Photo of David Adam on a road in Canada

    Pedaling to preserve memories down under with Dave and French Fry

    Dave Adam continues to be a champion for Alzheimer’s disease research. Dave is a Wisconsin man who cycled across Canada last year to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s disease programs at UW–Madison. This year he’s going down under to Australia and plans to bike 2,500 miles to support the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s.

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