"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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Posted - Jul 13Read 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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Posted - Jun 30Read More

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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Posted - Jun 24Read More

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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Posted - Jun 10Read More

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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Posted - Jun 9Read More

UK’s Sanders-Brown Researchers Discover Polyamines Prevent Collection of Alzheimer’s Disease Protein

A study by several researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) was recently highlighted in AlzForum. The study focuses on polyamines, the nitrogen-packed aliphatic...

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Posted - Jun 7Read More

Memory Sunday: The Road to Memory Sunday - June 13, 2021

Raise awareness about memory loss, aging and Alzheimers disease among the Black/African American community.Please Join Us!Program 1: May 14 - Pastor Thomas Baker, Senior Pastor of Christway MBC Louisville,...

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Posted - Jun 3Read More

New MRI Technique Can Detect Early Dysfunction of Blood-Brain Barrier Associated With Small Vessel Disease

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 5, 2021) — Collaborative research between the University of Kentucky and the University of Southern California (USC) suggests that a noninvasive neuroimaging technique may index early-stage...

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Posted - May 5Read More

13th Annual Sanders-Brown 'Mind Matters' Health Fair Taking Place Virtually

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 29, 2021) —The 13th annual University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Mind Matters Health Fair is set to take place from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, May 3. The format will follow...

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Posted - Apr 29Read More

UK Doctor's Need to Help Loved One Inspires New Sanders-Brown Video Series

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 27, 2021) — Dr. Peter Sawaya is the associate chief of Nephrology at the University of Kentucky, but it isn’t through his work there that he saw a great need in a certain area of health...

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Posted - Apr 27Read More

13th Annual Mind Matters Health Fair

Registration is now open for our Annual Mind Matters Health Fair.This year's event will be held virtually. Register here.

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Posted - Apr 21Read More

A New Home for Memory Care

Sanders-Brown is the envy of Alzheimer’s research centers around the country for our leadership in the fight against dementia. We are much more than a research center, however. It our mission to help patients...

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Posted - Apr 12Read More

SPARK: Robin Williams and His Battle with Lewy Body Dementia

Join us for a free online viewing of the documentary SPARK6 – 8 pm on Thursday, April the 8thAfter the film, please join us for a panel discussion with local and national research experts on Lewy Body Dementia...

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Posted - Mar 16Read More

Research Looks at Impact of Patient Sex on Treatment Strategies for Spinal Cord Injuries

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 25, 2021) — Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) are not only life-threatening at the time of the event, but they can also lead to secondary complications and loss of function in sensory and motor...

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Posted - Feb 25Read More