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UCI MIND: Anti-Racist, Anti-Violence, Anti-Hate

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  Research aims to gain knowledge for the betterment of humankind. UCI MIND is committed to research to discover solutions for Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related neurodegenerative diseases. The risk and burden of these diseases are not evenly distributed among American communities. It is critical that research be inclusive and diverse, and representative of our richly diverse nation. Many barriers to participation in research exist, especially from American communities of color. These barriers are exacerbated by health and healthcare disparities that must be overcome to fulfill our mission of a world without Alzheimer’s disease. Similarly, political and cultural barriers must be overcome to ensure racial justice,…

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MIND Matters | Quarterly Newsletter | Winter 2021

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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

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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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New Study Finds People with Dementia are Twice as Likely to Get COVID-19

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A new study led by researchers at Case Western Reserve University who analyzed millions of medical records in the U.S. found that people with dementia had significantly greater risk of contracting the coronavirus, and they were much more likely to be hospitalized and die from it, compared to people without dementia. The findings highlight the need to prioritize and protect people with dementia as part of the strategy to control the pandemic.

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