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

screen-shot-2016-12-05-at-9-35-47-amThis 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


If you missed UCI MIND Gala Co-Chairs, Lucy &  Roger Lisabeth, on KCAL 9 last night, tune into CBS 2 Los Angeles tonight at 5pm with Elsa Ramon to hear their powerful story.

Learn more about what the Lisabeths and UCI MIND are doing in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease here. more >

UCI MIND on 60 Minutes


alzmainNovember 28, 2016

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.




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A December to Remember Gala Honoree Dr. Ira Lott

ira-t-lott-picture-2010Ira 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

img_6059Join us in honoring our 2016 Community Leadership Honorees, Linda Young and Burton Young, at A December to Remember Gala on December 3 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach.

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

img_0429Elsa 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

screen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-43-53-pmHave 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

gala-ml-dedicated-email-version-2Reserve tickets today for the 7th Annual UCI MIND Gala, A December to Remember, on December 3rd at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach!

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”

screen-shot-2016-10-03-at-9-26-54-pm“UCI MIND takes multipronged approach to finding preventions, cures in effort to avert baby-boom crisis…”










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