Daily Pilot article on Wine for the MIND

Bruce Cook, The Crowd: The mind is tops at wine event

One American develops Alzheimer’s disease every 70 seconds, statistics report. According to Linda Scheck, who is with UC Irvine’s Mind Institute, the Baby Boomer generation is entering the high-risk age group for being diagnosed with the disease with as many as 10,000 turning 65 every day. more >

UCI MIND Scientists uncover presenilin function

UCI MIND graduate student Kara Neely, and Professors Green and LaFerla have discovered a key role for presenilin, a protein involved in the production of amyloid-beta, which forms the plaques in Alzheimer’s disease.  In a study published in the February 23rd edition of the Journal of Neuroscience, the research team show that presenilin plays an integral role in the way that cells, including neurons, dispose of misfunctioning and broken proteins. more >

Wine for the Mind 2011 photo

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Wine for the Mind 2011 photo

Wine for the Mind 2011 Photos

Wine for the MIND – Saving Memories with Style attracted over 300 guests who enjoyed food, wine and fashion, all related to Alzheimer’s.  It was a fantastic event, chaired by Jacqueline DuPont and a committee of dedicated volunteers.   Below are a selection of the photos – click on the thumbnails to see the photos and cycle through them. more >

Wine for the Mind – Saving Memories with Style

This event was a success!  Watch this space for further announcements about supporting research at UCI MIND.

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ADRC Conference 2010

Friday saw the 2010 ADRC Conference.  Click here for the details. more >