Carrie Carrie Zelazoski led a quilt fundraising project in her Antigo community. The project volunteers created quilts for individuals with dementia in local memory care facilities.
A study examining more than 150 volunteer participants from WRAP found individuals with elevated levels of amyloid and tau proteins in the brain exhibited a cognitive decline rate three times faster than those with just one or no elevated biomarker levels.
Thanks to PET Imaging and data from six cohort studies, including WRAP, scientists discovered a new gene associated with development of amyloid plaques in the brain.
Megan Zuelsdorff, PhD, was a recent guest on the Long Live the Brains podcast, where she discussed her research on racial disparities and Alzheimer’s disease.
The 2020 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference was streamed online for free.
The independent film shows the work of WRAP researchers and volunteer participants.