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dementia

Smiling woman standing in front of plants. says Jung-Ah Lee, professor and associate dean for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging at UC Irvine’s Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing.

UC Irvine nursing professor is inducted into Sigma Theta Tau international hall of fame

Jung-Ah Lee’s geriatric care research aims to improve family caregivers’ quality of life

Group of people

CNCM is awarded $1.4 million NIH grant for Alzheimer’s disease research training

Funds will support projects with significant clinical translational potential

Rupert Whitehead, a trombonist with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, plays next to Terry Taylor, who had a stroke three years ago and whose right eye was affected by Bell’s palsy after a COVID-19 shot. Taylor, who also has spells of vertigo, wears a shirt that says, “I’m not clumsy. I’m performing random gravity checks.”

Music as medicine

UCI collaborates with London orchestra on stroke rehabilitation program

Dana Mukamel, UCI professor of medicine.

High-quality nursing home dementia care is not only a matter of adding staff

UC Irvine-led study finds that specialized training and stable labor force are also critical

Joshua Grill, co-director of UCI MIND and associate professor of psychiatry & human behavior.

UC Irvine is part of $16 million effort to increase dementia research representation

More Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders sought for studies on aging

UC Irvine to lead multi-institutional study of single-cell vulnerabilities to Alzheimer’s disease

Campus awarded $10 million NIH grant to analyze early-stage impact of tau protein deposits

Dana Mukamel

Nursing home dementia residents’ care linked to majority presence, UC Irvine-led study finds

Heterogeneous populations found in most facilities, highlighting need for specialized training

Man in glasses looking at camera.

Dr. S. Ahmad Sajjadi receives the inaugural UCI MIND Joan and Don Beall Scholar Award

Support for research into degenerative brain disease biomarkers

Xiangmin Xu

UCI wins 5-year, $14M NIH grant to study brain circuits susceptible to aging, Alzheimer’s disease

Findings will advance development of better early diagnostic tools, new treatment strategies

UCI team uncovers key brain mechanisms for organizing memories in time

Convergence research project integrated neurobiology with data science techniques