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The Lexington Walk to End Alzheimer's

The Lexington Walk to End Alzheimer's is Saturday, September 12th so wear purple, get out & walk around town!To join our team, click here!Virtual Walk: Even though we will not be together in a big crowd,...

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Posted - Aug 28Read More

UK’s Sanders-Brown, Penn Researchers Provide Insights into Newly Characterized Form of Dementia

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2020) — Working with their colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania, researchers at the University of Kentucky have found that they can differentiate between subtypes of dementia...

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Posted - Aug 25Read More

Sanders-Brown Study Leads to Potential New Treatment Approach for Alzheimer’s Disease

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2020) — Research looking at a possible new therapeutic approach for Alzheimer’s disease was recently published in the Journal of Neuroinflammation. The paper by researchers at the...

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Posted - Aug 25Read More

Virtual Morning Light 5K

Complete the Race anytime between Friday, August 14 and Saturday, August 29, 2020 for the Virtual Morning Light 5k to help raise money for UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging!Race fee includes race t-shirt....

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Posted - Aug 24Read More

COVID-19 may disproportionately affect patients with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted research, outcomes, long-term care and disparities related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, according to presenters at the Alzheimer’s Association International...

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Posted - Aug 10Read More

Sanders-Brown Researchers Publish Article Exploring if ‘Social Distancing’ Will Lead to ‘Research Distancing’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 5, 2020) — COVID-19 has dramatically altered everyday life around the globe. Ongoing research studies are not immune to the disruptions and changes caused by the global pandemic....

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Important Dementia Studies Continuing at UK Despite Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

LEXINGTON, Ky.  (July 30, 2020) —The COVID-19 pandemic brought many things to a screeching halt and continues to impact our daily lives. However, important research at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-...

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Posted - Jul 30Read More

Researchers Publish Study Looking at Approaches to Better Treat Alzheimer's Disease

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 29, 2020) — Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia among the elderly and currently there is no cure for the disease. The hallmarks of AD are the Aβ plaques and tau...

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Posted - Jul 29Read More

UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Facilitates First Participant in Worldwide Drug Study

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 17, 2020) — Researchers at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) recently screened the first participant in the world for what is known as the AHEAD 3-45 study....

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Posted - Jul 17Read More

Sanders-Brown Researcher Receives Grant Supported by Rotary Clubs to Further Dementia Studies

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 8, 2020) - A grant recently received by Maj-Linda B. Selenica, assistant professor at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA), is helping further collaborative...

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Posted - Jul 8Read More

It’s Not Just Alzheimer’s Disease: Sanders-Brown Research Highlights Form of Severe Dementia

The long-running study on aging and brain health at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) Alzheimer’s Disease Center has once again resulted in important new findings –...

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Posted - Jun 29Read More

Dr. Pete Nelson (L) Dr. Greg Jicha (R) | UKphoto

Sanders-Brown Faculty Members Elected to National Positions for Navigating COVID-19 Pandemic

The University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has been a leader in Alzheimer’s Disease related research for many years. The success seen at Sanders-Brown can be directly attributed to the people...

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Posted - May 11Read More

SBCoA director Linda J. Van Eldik, Ph.D. Mark Cornelison | UKphoto

Sanders-Brown Director Leads First Human Study of Drug Targeting Brain Inflammation

Linda J. Van Eldik, director of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky, co-authored a paper reporting the first human clinical study of a drug candidate that suppresses injury and...

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Posted - Apr 9Read More

Dr. Pete Nelson in his lab at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. Nelson co-chaired an international workgroup that characterized another form of dementia. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo

UK Researcher Makes 'Top Science Stories of 2019' List by Discover Magazine

An international group of experts led by Dr. Peter Nelson, a neuropathologist at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is being recognized as one of the top science stories of 2019 by...

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Posted - Jan 16Read More

UK Honors Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Researchers

More than 70,000 Kentuckians are living with Alzheimer's disease, which likely means that you know someone whose life has been touched — directly or indirectly — by dementia. And since that number is expected...

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Posted - Jan 2Read More

Dr. Peter Nelson

UK Biospecimen Resources Can Support UK Research

At the University of Kentucky, multiple innovative biospecimen resources are available to assist research. A video produced by the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) highlights the...

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Posted - Nov 21Read More