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UAMS’ Sue Griffin, Ph.D., Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by Alzheimer’s Association

July 25, 2016 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Sue T. Griffin, Ph.D., recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alzheimer’s Association at its International Conference in Toronto. Griffin has made groundbreaking contributions in the study of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions. She is the Alexa and William T. Dillard professor [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

STOP Alzheimer’s Forum Focuses on Women

May 20, 2016 | Nearly two-thirds of people with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and a STOP Alzheimer’s education forum audience recently found out how, in some cases, estrogen-replacement might help some perimenopausal women to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s dementia. James Simpkins speaks to the STOP Alzheimer's audience about his research into the linkage [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Sports Broadcaster Shares Family’s Alzheimer’s Struggle

Nantz greets UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn and his wife, Lana, and Joe Ford. Nov. 25, 2015 | Looking back, his dad having a mini-stroke in 1995 while visiting him at a golf tournament was a harbinger of things to come, said CBS Sports commentator Jim Nantz. That stroke, together with other similar episodes [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

STOP Alzheimer’s Forum Draws Crowd

Jeanne Wei, M.D., Ph.D., speaks at the STOP Alzheimer's Forum about how glucose levels can cause the premature aging of blood vessels. Steve Barger, Ph.D., right, also was one of the event's panel of speakers. Nov. 12, 2015 | Deaths from Alzheimer’s disease increased 68 percent in the first decade of the century, [...]

By | November 12th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

‘An Evening with Jim Nantz’ Dinner Nov. 23 to Benefit UAMS Reynolds Institute’s STOP Alzheimer’s Fund

LITTLE ROCK – “An Evening with Jim Nantz” to raise awareness in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, will be hosted by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 23 in the Grand Ballroom of the Little Rock Marriott. CBS sports commentator Jim Nantz will [...]

By | October 15th, 2015|News Release|0 Comments

Institute on Aging Reaps Chili Cook-Off Reward

May 28, 2015 | The generosity of a multitude of Arkansas chili eaters has yielded much-needed proceeds for Alzheimer's research at the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.

By | May 28th, 2015|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Disease Panel Draws Capacity Crowd

Feb. 25, 2015 | About 150 people filled the Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium at the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging to capacity Feb. 10 to hear presentations and take part in a question-and-answer discussion of Alzheimer's disease.

By | February 25th, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments