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News Update – May 13

Good News and Kudos

Duke ADRC researchers Shih-Hsiu Jerry Wang, MD, PhD; Sheng Luo, PhD; Yuanyan Guo; John Ervin; and medical student, Jay Lusk collaborated on a research paper titled Neuropathological associations of limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy neuropathological change (LATE-NC) differ between the oldest-old and younger-old | SpringerLink published in Acta Neuropathologica on May 12, 2022.


Events

This month’s Duke-UNC Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers IDEAS Forum on Thursday, May 26 at 4pm will feature:

  • Melissa Harris, PhD, RN
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Duke University and Durham VA Healthcare System
    “Development of a Dyadic Stress Management Toolkit for Dementia Caring Dyad”
  • Ling Wu, MD, PhD
    Research Assistant Professor Biotechnology Research Institute and Technology Enterprise
    (BRITE Institute) North Carolina Central University
    “New Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Tauopathies Diagnosis”

All trainees interested in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) are invited to attend.
Zoom link >

Contact Quirina Vallejos for more information or to join the forum listserv.


Calendar

May 17, 1 pm – 4:30 pm
2nd annual Boston University Framingham Heart Study – Brain Aging Program Symposium (virtual)
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May 25, 11 am
UNC BRIC Seminar Series: “Brain imaging genetics for Alzheimer’s disease: integrated analysis and machine learning”
Li Shen, PhD, FAIMBE
https://zoom.us/j/94205219878?pwd=RUIvZHZ0TEYxeWw3NnEzYlVrY3BpZz09
Meeting ID: 942 0521 9878, Passcode: 150444

May 26, 4pm
ADRC IDEAS Forum
Melissa Harris, PhD, RN – Development of a Dyadic Stress Management Toolkit for Dementia Caring Dyad
Ling Wu, MD, PhD – New Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Tauopathies Diagnosis
Zoom link >
Meeting ID: 934 1924 5781, Passcode: 115380

June 24, 5 pm – 7pm; June 25, 9 am – 4:15 pm
Symposium for Learning about Alzheimer’s disease-related Medical research at Duke and UNC (SLAM-DUNC)
Duke Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center
Open to researchers, clinicians, and trainees from Duke, UNC, NCCU, UNC-Pembroke, and ECU
Learn More and Register >