Dr. Carl Cotman Featured on ABC7 at the 26th Annual Southern California Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference
ABC7 – October 3, 2015
“We find that exercise promotes healthy brain aging and improves a person’s cognitive function, and basically really makes the people feel better,” said Dr. more >
New UCI Dean Takes Aim at Alzheimer’s
Orange County Register – September 9, 2015
Dr. Howard Federoff made international news last year after he led a team of researchers in designing a blood test that predicted the development of Alzheimer’s disease with 90 percent accuracy.
Federoff, 62, who was at Georgetown University at the time, plans to conduct the next phase of study from UC Irvine, where he recently started as vice chancellor of health affairs and dean of the medical school. full article >
2015 Family Education Series
2015 Family Education Series
Topic: Advances in Dementia Treatment: Current and Future Medications
Time: Tuesday, June 9, 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Location: University Club on the University of California, Irvine Campus, 801 University Club, Irvine, CA 92697-5625
Limited Seating Available • Reservations Are Required
Register online at: http://familyedseries.eventbrite.com
You may also RSVP at (949) 824-2382, press option 4, and leave a message. more >
UCI MIND Hosts 20th Distinguished Lecture Series
UCI MIND in partnership with the Center for Neurobiology of Learning & Memory is proud to host the
20th UC Irvine Distinguished Lecture Series on Brain, Learning and Memory
Epigenetics: The Making and Unmaking of Powerful Memories
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 7:30PM
Presented by University of California, Irvine professor, Marcelo Wood Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Francisco J. more >
Leslie Thompson studies point to new targets for Huntington’s disease treatments
UCI MIND’s Leslie Thompson has worked on Huntington’s disease for over two decades, and her group’s research has revealed extensive insights into the biological underpinnings of the disease. During the week of July 15, her laboratory adds to its impressive log of discoveries. more >
Glen Campbell’s Daughter Urges Congress to Increase Funding for Alzheimer’s
Ashley Campbell, daughter of singer Glen Campbell, who has Alzheimer’s disease became tearful as she testified before Congress, urging increased support for research.
“I think a person’s life is comprised of memories, and that’s exactly what Alzheimer’s disease takes away from you,” noted Ashley. “Now when I play banjo with my dad, it’s getting harder for him to follow along and it’s getting harder for him to recall my name. It’s hard to come to the realization that someday my dad might look at me and I will be absolutely nothing to him.”
19th Distinuished Lecture Series on Brain, Learning, and Memory Available Online
Enjoy a thought-provoking presentation by Dr. Adam Grazzaley, Associate Professor of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry at UCSF, who spoke recently at the 19th Annual Distinguished Lecture Series on Brain, Learning and Memory. Click here to access the presentation. more >
Join us for the Time of Your Life 2013!
It’s time to join us for the Time of Your Life!
Saturday, June 22, 2013, 5:30-11:00 pm at The Hangar at the Orange County Fairgrounds! Tickets $250 per person. Learn what we have in store for you! Go to www.ucimindtimeofyourlife.org
Toast your favorite holidays. Once you enter The Hangar, you will experience “virtual” celebrations of:
- Valentine’s Day
- Fall’s Halloween and Thanksgiving
- Winter Holidays at the Lodge
- And a Happy New Year’s Eve Countdown in the Big Apple.
Policy Makers Address Senior Transportation Needs at Town Hall
Assemblyman Donald Wagner (L) and Mayor Al Murray (R) of Tustin listen to participants at a Town Hall hosted by the Orange County Aging Services Collaborative on Friday, April 12. Participants engaged in a lively discussion about various transportation options and challenges for seniors. more >
Take a “Cruise to Remember” in Support of UCI MIND
Sunday, April 28, 9:30 AM
You are invited to join us aboard the private 88′ yacht, “The Last Hurrah,” for the CRUISE TO REMEMBER Alzheimer’s benefit event hosted by Betty’s Foundation.
This four-hour harbor cruise includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and beverages (coffee, water, soda, beer, and wine). more >