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More Steps, Moderate Physical Activity Cuts Dementia, Cognitive Impairment Risk

January 25, 2023

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science study: senior women were less likely to develop mild cognitive impairment or dementia if they did more daily walking and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.

Air Pollution May Increase Risk of Dementia, Complicated by Genetics

May 2, 2023

UC San Diego researchers describe how exposure to ambient air pollution, such as car exhaust and power plant emissions — is associated with a measurably greater risk of developing dementia over time.

As Alzheimer’s Numbers Grow Among Latinos, Need for Research Grows Too, Say Experts

September 27, 2018

…other underrepresented minority researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias afflicting seniors of Latino origins, a demographic historically overlooked.

Study Continues Assessment of Cognition and Decline in Aging Latinos

June 1, 2022

Researchers at UC San Diego have received a $25.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute on Aging to continue the Study of Latinos-Investigation of Neurocognitive Aging, a 12-year assessment of cognitive and brain aging and impairment among aging Latinos.

The MADURA Program

September 5, 2023

…Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) and other aging-related topics. MADURA provides paid research lab placements and group training for UC San Diego undergraduates, who are from groups historically underrepresented in MSTEM (Medical, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) majors. The program supports trainee academic success and retention and promotes application…

Hearing Loss and High Blood Sugar Linked to Poorer Learning and Memory among Older Latinos

December 17, 2020

Researchers report that hearing loss and high blood sugar are associated with poor cognitive performance among middle-aged and older Latinos.

UC San Diego Receives $1.3M from W. M. Keck Foundation to Study Origins of Dementia

August 16, 2022

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have received a $1.3 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation for a project that could help scientists better understand the role misfolded tau proteins play in causing neurodegenerative diseases like dementia, which may lead to more effective

Noted Canadian Neurologist to Head UC San Diego Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study

January 14, 2016

Howard Feldman, MD, FRCP(C), a renowned Canadian neurologist noted for his original research in geriatric cognitive disorders and expertise in large-scale clinical trials, has been named the new director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) at University of California, San Diego, pending approval from the National Institute on Aging…

UC San Diego Health Named Dementia Research Center of Excellence

April 3, 2018

The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA), announced today that UC San Diego Health has been named a LBDA Research Centers of Excellence (RCOE), a partnership of 24 pre-eminent academic medical research centers across the United States. LBDA is a leading advocacy group dedicated to raising awareness and advancing research and…

Gift to Support Research into Links between Hearing Loss, Isolation and Dementia

December 3, 2020

…Hearing Loss, Isolation and Dementia Funds provided by Wrethinking, the Foundation—established by wireless technology pioneers—will continue a mission at Qualcomm Institute to use technology to help improve live From developing the first portable cell phone technology to establishing the first cell phone service to meet the needs of seniors, wireless…

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