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News from the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer's

  • 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.

  • 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.

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