News & Events

The Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center believes that both patients and caregivers are empowered by having the best quality and most current information about their disease available to them.

In our clinic, there is a display area that has informational material available to the public. In this area of our website, we provide information about upcoming events that are open to the public and offer valuable information for people, families and caregivers living with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.

Recent News

04/17/2014 Oregon Partnership for Alzheimer’s Research Awards grants
12/10/2013 2014 Oregon Tax Checkoff Fund Announced
12/09/2013 OHSU researchers develop new drug approach that could lead to cures for wide range of diseases
08/13/2013 OHSU wins NIH grant to look for Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers
06/18/2013 New Alzheimer’s research suggests possible cause: the interaction of proteins in the brain
08/02/2012 OPB: Oregon Unveils New Alzheimer's Care Plan
07/30/2012 KATU: Task force proposes improvement for Alzheimer's cases
07/19/2012 CNN Health: New research offers tips for Alzheimer's caregivers
07/18/2012 SF Chronicle: Early signs of dementia raise death risk
07/16/2012 CBS News: Slowed walking speed may be early predictor of Alzheimer's decline
07/16/2012 iVillage: Even Slight Mental Decline Can Harm Health, Studies Suggest
07/16/2012 USNews: Even Slight Mental Decline Can Harm Health, Studies Suggest
08/16/2011 The OHSU School of Medicine Dean's Fund award funds a collaborative effort
06/30/2011 OHSU-led team discovers link between cancer, neurodegenerative diseases
02/15/2011 In a Graying Population, Business Opportunity
12/16/2010 Fish oil for cognitive health: the investigation continues
07/20/2010 Linda Boise awarded 2-year grant from the National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center
06/17/2010 The C. Rex and Ruth H. Layton Center 20th Anniversary
02/25/2010 New Way for Oregonians to Support Alzheimer's Research This Tax Season
09/01/2009 Oregon Roybal Center for Aging and Technology Funded
04/10/2009 The Aging & Alzheimer's Update Newsletter
06/21/2007 OHSU Physician Leading Study Of Omega-3 For Alzheimer's

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Upcoming Events

AD Investigator Meeting

Thursday, April 17th from 2:00-3:00pm
Mark Hatfield Research Center, 13th Floor, Room 13D40aa

“Orientation to Layton Center and ORCATECH: an overview for collaborators”


Tracy Zitzelberger, MPH
Administrative Director and Research Associate
Oregon Center for Aging & Technology
Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center
Oregon Health & Science University

Are you interested in data or specimens from longitudinal aging research? Writing a grant application and in need of pilot data?  The OHSU Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center and Oregon Center for Aging and Technology (ORCATECH) work closely to make the data and specimens that comprehensively characterize longitudinal cohorts of research volunteers available to the wider research community.  This presentation will orient interested investigators to the data and specimens available for collaborative use, including clinical data (e.g., neuropsychologic, neurologic), activity data (e.g., in-home continuous assessment data, computer use, weekly health form surveys, social health surveys), recruitment data (e.g., several ongoing longitudinal projects), biomarker (e.g., plasma, CSF), and genetic and pathology specimens and data.  This overview is an opportunity to become more familiar with the resources these research centers have to offer.

There are three ways to participate:
* In person: Space is limited.  You’ll be contacted if there is no more room.
* Web conference: An invitation to the web conference will be sent to your email in advance of the meeting.
* View recording: A link to the recorded presentation will be sent to your email after the meeting.
If you would like to take part, please complete this survey.  RSVP is encouraged, but not required.

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