Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia 2021

Saturday, November 20th, 2021The Markesbery Symposium is named in honor and memory of the late William R. Markesbery, MD, founding Director of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Research...

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Dementia Friendly Lexington Hosting City's 1st Restaurant Night

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 26, 2021) — Imagine being at a restaurant with your family to celebrate a birthday when your loved one orders something obscure with total confidence. It is a situation that, based on how...

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UK Elder Care Hosts 6th Annual Senior Caregiving Conference

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2021) — Caring for an older loved one can be a daunting task. Many caregivers struggle with balancing their own professional and personal responsibilities with caring for an older...

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First Dementia Friendly Restaurant Night October 26th, 2021

 Lexington— October 1, 2021 Dementia Friendly Lexington Advisory Board announced the launch, for local business to go through a training to become dementia friendly. On Oct 26th starting at 4:30pm, Lexington...

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Doctoral Candidate Courtney Kloske Leads Formation of WIMS Mentoring Program

Courtney Kloske, a fifth-year doctoral candidate, became involved in Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) thanks to Monica Chau, PhD, research assistant professor in the department of neurosurgery and then-...

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UK Study Suggests Personalized Medicine May be the Future of Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 8, 2021) — A recently released paper from the Department of Physiology and Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine suggests that your...

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Dr. Van Eldik Named 2020-2021 University Research Professor

Congratulations to our Center Director, Dr. Linda Van Eldik, for being named a 2020-2021 University Research Professor. Dr. Van Eldik is pictured with UK President Eli Capilouto. University Research...

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Posted - Sep 9Read More

The Walk to End Alzheimer's

The Walk to End Alzheimer's Lexington is on Saturday, September 25th, 2021 at the Whitaker Bank Ballpark (207 Legends Lane). Registration begins at 8:30 am and the opening ceremony starts at 9:45 am.Thank you...

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Watch Live: UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Receives $14.5 Million to Continue Alzheimer's Disease Research and Outreach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2021) — Watch live at 10:30 a.m. as the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) announces $14.5 million in renewed funding for its Alzheimer’s Disease Research...

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Posted - Aug 18Read More

"Forget Me Not" Virtual Play & Panel Discussion

You are invited to join us on Sunday, August 1st at 4:00 pm EDT, for this virtual community showing of the play, "Forget Me Not", with a panel discussion to follow. Register today at

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Posted - Jul 14Read More

Recent Study Identifies 11 Candidate Genetic Variants for Alzheimer’s Disease

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 13, 2021) — A recently published study co-authored by University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging researcher Justin Miller, Ph.D., identifies 11 rare candidate variants for...

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UK-ADRC Development Project Program

The UK-ADRC Development Project Program is a newly established pilot program supported by our NIH Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (UK-ADRC) grant P30 AG072946. The program is aimed at juniorinvestigators (...

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Posted - Jul 9Read More

UK Neuroscience Research Priority Area Brings Diverse Groups Together to Advance Studies

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 30, 2021) — The University of Kentucky’s Neuroscience Research Priority Area (NRPA) supports a "collaborative matrix," bringing together diverse groups of investigators, trainees and...

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Diagnosed With Advanced Colorectal Cancer, Young UK Researcher Fights Back

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 24, 2021) — Early in the evening of May 30, 2020, UK HealthCare trauma surgeon Dr. Zachary Warriner prepared an emergency operation to figure out the cause of a bowel obstruction. His...

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Construction Underway on New Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Memory Clinic

Alzheimer’s disease wreaks emotional havoc on patients, who are robbed of their memories, their dignity, and their lives. About 75,000 Kentuckians who are 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s disease....

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UK’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Prepares for This Year’s 'Memory Sunday'

Memory Sunday is designated nationally as the second Sunday in June. Memory Sunday was established to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on the African American community, since their...

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