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    2024 Shamrock Shuffle boosts Alzheimer’s research funding

    On March 16, the Anchor Bay Bar and Grill in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, hosted its 2024 Shamrock Shuffle, raising $16,750 for the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s (IEA). Their commitment to the IEA not only helps advance scientific understanding and treatment of Alzheimer's but also brings hope to countless loved ones affected by this challenging condition.

  • Snapshot of Steve Ramig and Janet Kuehl holding a giant check written out for $17K

    Remember Me Red Run raises $17,000 for UW IEA

    The 6th annual Remember Me Red Run, held on May 11 at Bailey’s Run Vineyard & Winery in beautiful New Glarus, was a tremendous success, raising $17,000 for the Remember Me Red Fund to benefit the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s (IEA).

  • We’re hiring! The IEA seeks an associate director of development

    The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA), the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin–Madison is seeking a development professional to support the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s (IEA).

  • Mark Obois and Steve Ramig standing outside Fitz's on the Lake with a "big check" from their St. Patrick's Day 2024 fundraiser

    Community comes together: Fitz’s raises $7,200 for UW IEA

    The UW IEA is grateful for Fitz’s On The Lake and Mark and Bonnie Obois for their unwavering commitment to advancing Alzheimer’s disease research and awareness.

  • Dr. Sanjay Asthana and Dean Robert Golden publish Wisconsin ADRC accomplishments in Wisconsin Medical Journal

    Sanjay Asthana, MD, founding director of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC), and Robert Golden, MD, Dean of the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, recently published accomplishments and notable discoveries of the Wisconsin ADRC in the Wisconsin Medical Journal.

  • UW–Madison receives $150 million grant to lead nationwide Alzheimer’s disease study

    The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has been awarded the largest National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding award in the history of UW–Madison . Sterling Johnson, PhD, will lead the research initiative that involves all 37 Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers in the United States.

  • 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.

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