A Night at Sardi’s Features Dr. Frank LaFerla

Dr. Frank LaFerla , Director of UCI MIND, addressed the 1,000+ prominent political and entertainment industry leaders – in addition to celebrities – who gathered on March 21, 2012, at the Beverly Hilton to recognize advances in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and rally around the growing movement to end the disease.  This annual Alzheimer’s Association gala has raised over $19 million since its inception to advance cutting-edge research, increase awareness, and address the needs of Americans living with the disease and their caregivers. more >



A Time of Your Life Raises Funds for UCI MIND

Over 500 guests enjoyed A Time of Your Life Saturday, March 10th, and raised much-needed funding to support research at UCI MIND.  Thank you to sponsor San Clemente Villas by the Seas for this video that shares the sights and sounds of the evening. more >



More Evidence that Omega-3 Fatty Acids Support Brain Health

A study published in the February 28 issue of the journal Neurology provides more evidence that high dietary consumption of omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish such as salmon and tuna, may protect the brain against cognitive impairment.

The research team, led by Dr. more >



Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease – Video

Learn about Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, and ways to support research at UCI MIND

Is dementia the same as Alzheimer’s disease?  Dr. Cordula Dick-Muehlke, Director of Education at UCI MIND, answers this common question and describes Mild Cognitive Impairment, the transitional stage between normal aging and dementia. more >