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May 18, 2021

Exploring the Potential of Stem Cell Therapies in Alzheimer’s

In conversation with Being Patient leading up to the 2021 NIH Alzheimer’s Research Summit, University of Michigan assistant professor of neurology Dr. Lisa McGinley shed light on the current developments of stem cell therapies for Alzheimer’s.

April 8, 2021

Treating Sleep Apnea May Reduce Dementia Risk

People with obstructive sleep apnea who treat their apnea with the commonly-prescribed positive airway pressure therapy were less likely to be diagnosed with dementia.

March 23, 2021

A Brain Tumor at 27, And A Team That Changed Her Life

Just over a year ago, Christina Costa was focused on her third year as a University of Michigan psychology student working toward a Ph.D. But testing for what she believed were migraine headaches would temporarily take her life in a new direction.

March 19, 2021

World Sleep Day

The World Sleep Society (WSS) celebrates World Sleep Day on Friday, March 19, 2021. World Sleep Day is an annual, global call to action about the importance of healthy sleep. The focus of WSD is to bring cognizance to the many burdens of sleep problems, as well as the importance of healthy sleep. Learn more about the theme and goals of this

March 15, 2021

Associate Vice Chair of Research

It is my pleasure to announce that Dr. Peter Todd has been appointed as the new Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Neurology! Dr. Todd will be involved in all things research in the department, and will serve as a tremendous resource for all of you.

Join me in welcoming Dr. Todd to his new role!

February 26, 2021

Alzheimer Programming Set

The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter will feature COVID-19 vaccine updates by top Alzheimer s experts from the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center as part of its free March programming schedule.

February 18, 2021

Interim Director, Michigan Neuroscience Institute

We are pleased to announce that the Board of Regents today (Feb. 18) approved the appointment of Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., as interim director of the Michigan Neuroscience Institute (MNI), effective March 1, 2021. In addition, Shelly B. Flagel, Ph.D., has been named interim co-director of the institute.