Yearly Archives

2010

Message from the Director

By | In the News

Thank you for visiting the webpage of The Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders. Your visit indicates a desire to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and I hope you find this site useful and that it provides the information you are seeking. Right now, over 5.2 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, including over 500,000 individuals in California and 30,000 in Orange County. Even more alarmingly, unless a way is found to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, it is estimated that over 11 million people will suffer from this insidious disorder by the year 2050. The Institute is…

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Welcome to UCI MIND

By | In the News

The Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) at the University of California, Irvine is internationally recognized for its research accomplishments in disorders of the brain, particularly those that are age-related. The Institute is UCI’s center for aging and dementia research, with our faculty seeking to understand the causes leading to neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy body dementia, and Huntington’s disease. We aim to identify the life-style factors that promote wellness and “successful aging.” For those suffering from age-related memory problems, our goal is to diagnose disease, identify means for effectively treating it, and…

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