WRAP PI Sterling Johnson, PhD, will offer a presentation on the top 5 ways to promote brain health.
As we look to the future of WRAP, we examine the societal challenges we’ve experienced this year and how they shape our next steps. Read news from the WRAP Update.
Determined has been selected for the Green Bay Film Festival! Watch virtually through April 4
Recent developments have introduced a blood-based test that could predict Alzheimer’s disease. Hear more about these tests and the impact they could have from Dr. Sterling Johnson.
Watch Determined virtually through UW Cinematheque and read about the documentary in Isthmus magazine.
The MPR interview discussed new developments in Alzheimer’s disease research, including a potential blood test to help detect Alzheimer’s disease, factors like sleep in cognitive health, and the devastating, larger impact of Alzheimer’s disease on black Americans.
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.