September 14, 2011
With Alzheimer’s a looming public health crisis, UCI MIND’s director discusses promising research. Click here to read the full story
June 21, 2011
When Does It Become Dementia?
Transitioning from Healthy Aging to MCI and Dementia
September 30, 2011 at the Irvine Hilton, Irvine
The UCI Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) at the University of California, Irvine, the Alzheimer’s Association Orange County Chapter, and Alzheimer’s Family Services Center are pleased to announce the 19th Annual Southern California Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference, When Does It Become Dementia? Transitioning from Healthy Aging to MCI
June 21, 2011
September 21, 2011,
Frontiers of the MIND focusing on Traumatic Brain Injury
Featuring Ann McKee, M.D. , Boston University
Dr. McKee’s research interests center on the neuropathological alterations of neurodegenerative diseases, with a primary focus on the role of tau protein, axonal injury, trauma, vascular injury, and neurodegeneration. Much of her current work centers on the long-term consequences of repetitive head injury from contact
April 19, 2011
Medications and Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease – What to Avoid
Gaby T. Thai, M.D.
Doctors are often asked whether there are any medications that someone with Alzheimer’s disease should avoid. Patients with Alzheimer’s disease may need medicines to treat symptoms of the disease, as well as for other health problems such as bladder incontinence, mood disturbances, high blood pressure, etc… However, when a person takesmany medications, there is an increased risk of adverse effects, including confusion, mood swings, sleepiness, andworsening memory