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MIND Matters | Quarterly Newsletter | Winter 2021

By Clinical Trials, Commentary, Community Events, COVID-19, In the News, Longitudinal Cohort, Participants, UCI MIND

Message from the Director Happy New Year, Friends of UCI MIND! For many of us, a New Year brings the promise of fresh starts and new beginnings. In 2021, it also means a welcomed good-bye to a very long 2020. Despite the challenges that 2020 brought, it also brought progress that must now continue in 2021. This includes progress in social justice, progress in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, and progress in research to rid the world of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. UCI MIND is committed to contributing to further progress in each of these areas. Though the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Great Minds donate a lot

By Carousel Slider, Commentary, Community Events, In the News, UCI MIND

UC Irvine’s Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders raised some $300,000 at its A December to Remember Gala on Dec. 5, 2020. The event took place virtually for the very first time, reaching over 850 viewers on multiple online channels including Facebook, Youtube and the UCI MIND website. A recording of the event is available to view on UCI MIND’s YouTube page. The online broadcast, co-hosted by UCI MIND Director Joshua Grill and auctioneer Zack Krone, included performances from Justin Willman, the star and creator of the hit Netflix series “Magic for Humans,” and Ashley Campbell, singer-songwriter and daughter of…

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ASK THE DOC – Down Syndrome & Alzheimer’s Disease

By Community Events, Event Slider, UCI MIND

Do you have questions about Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease? Join our experts for a live virtual Q&A panel, ASK THE DOC! Thursday, February 11 12:00 – 1:00 PM PT REGISTER About the Panel: Ira Lott, MD Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Neurology at UCI and Director of UCI Down Syndrome Program Elizabeth Head, PhD Professor and Vice Chair for Research in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Eric Doran, MS Manager of UCI Down Syndrome Program The event will be moderated by Chelsea Cox, MPH, MSW Assoc. Director of Education How to Ask the Doc: Click here to register for the event. Instructions and…

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