Join us! Feb 7 Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Ruth Benca
Please join UCI MIND, UCI CNLM, and the Ayala School of Biological Sciences on February 7, 2017 @ 7:30 PM for the 23rd UC Irvine Distinguished Lecture Series on Brain, Learning and Memory. Dr. Ruth Benca, renowned sleep medicine expert and Professor and Chair for the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, will present a lecture on “What can we learn from the sleeping brain?”
Sleep is a universal and fundamental process that is present in every animal species and occupies a third of our lives. more >
Solanezumab fails in Phase 3: What do we know?
December 6, 2016
Joshua Grill, PhD, and Aimee Pierce, MD
This week, at the Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD) meeting in San Diego, we will likely learn more about the recent announcement from Eli Lilly and company that their Phase 3 clinical trial of the monoclonal antibody against the soluble form of beta amyloid, solanezumab, did not demonstrate adequate efficacy to pursue approval from the U.S. more >
UCI MIND featured on KCAL9/CBS2 2 nights in a row
December 1, 2016
UCI MIND on 60 Minutes
Did you hear UCI MIND researcher Dr. Claudia Kawas last night on 60 Minutes? Click here to read the script and learn more.
A December to Remember Gala Honoree Dr. Ira Lott
Ira T. Lott, M.D. is the Director of the UCI MIND Down Syndrome Program and Professor Emeritus of UC Irvine School of Medicine. While focused on helping people with Down syndrome, Dr. Lott is also expanding knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease in the general population. more >
A December to Remember Gala Honorees Burton & Linda Young
Linda and Burton have worked tirelessly to increase research funding for treatments and a cure for Alzheimer’s disease at UCI MIND. more >
A December to Remember Gala Honoree Elsa Ramon
Elsa Ramon is the weekend evening anchor and weekday reporter for CBS2/KCAL9 and has received four Emmy nominations for her exceptional work in newscasting. Elsa graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in English Literature and is a proud Anteater in support of Alzheimer’s disease research at UCI MIND. more >
Upcoming Ask the Doc November 3 in Aliso Viejo
Have questions about healthy brain aging, memory loss, or Alzheimer’s disease research?
Come to an open forum Q&A session on November 3 at The Covington in Aliso Viejo from 5:30-7:30 pm. UCI MIND is bringing a panel of experts to you at no cost. more >
7th Annual UCI MIND Gala Tickets Released
Toast the holidays with an elegant evening of dining, dancing, and philanthropy that will have a lasting impact. more >
Alzheimer’s research at UCI “ramps up”