Alzheimer's Update Newsletter

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The Layton Center publishes a newsletter, the Alzheimer's Update, twice a year. We publish stories on:

  • Layton Center and national research
  • Experiences of volunteers in some of our studies
  • Cognitive (brain and thinking) health

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Previous issues

Winter 2022

  • Participants share why they enrolled in a caregiver study
  • Global researchers convene at the AAIC 2022 conference
  • Caregiver corner: Generous gift from the Eagles
  • Community Advisory Council guides the Layton Center
  • Grant award news: PROACTS pilot and DETECTS-AD study

Winter 2021

  • Participants share why they enrolled in a clinical trial
  • Introducing two new EXITO scholars
  • Caregiver corner: Tips for getting outside during winter
  • Research news: New OHSU Botanical Research Center
  • Highlights from 2020 Alzheimer's Association Intl' Conference
  • Staff corner: Patrice Fuller, Senior research assistant

Spring 2020

  • Research to improve health and well-being of Alzheimer's caregivers
  • Research update: New clinical trial targets amyloid "protofibrils"
  • Caregiver corner: Sticking to a routine in times of stress
  • Grant award news: Oregon Tax Checkoff for Alzheimer's Research Fund grant awards
  • Highlights from 2019 Alzheimer's Association Intl' Conference
  • Staff corner: Kate Mincks, Senior research assistant

Summer 2019

  • About the E-FIND study
  • Neurologist’s perspective on early awareness of Alzheimer’s 
  • Grant award news: OADC grants
  • Caregiver corner: Introducing a formal caregiver
  • Our EXITO scholars graduate
  • Research update: Recruiting for Generations 2 study
  • Staff corner: Aimee Pierce, MD, Clinical Care

Winter 2018

  • Volunteer shares thoughts on participating in research
  • Grant award news: Hartford Award, K01 Award, Gibbs Family Endowed Professorship, Oregon Tax Checkoff research fund
  • Caregiver corner: Getting by with the help of friends
  • Research update: Grant expands Alzheimer’s research
  • Staff corner: Linda Boise, Ph.D. (in memoriam)

Summer 2018

  • About the I-CONECT study
  • Caregiver corner: Grief from two viewpoints
  • Sharing stories through soul food and art
  • Grant award news: RO1 and OADC
  • Staff corner: Angelie Healy, Social work
  • What are PUFAs? About the PUFA study