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NCRAD Newsletters

To help our families remain informed about ongoing research using samples from NCRAD families, NCRAD publishes regular newsletters. Included on this site are Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) versions of the newsletters. If you have suggestions for future articles, please let us know.

2013

  • NCRAD Update, April 2013
    • The Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project
    • Ten Things you Should Know About Lewy Body Dementias
    • Glossary of Genetic Terms
    • 10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
    • Research Opportunities
    • Resources for Information and Support

2012

  • NCRAD Update, June 2012
    • Single Gene Implicated in FTD/ALS
    • A Primer on Frontotemporal Degeneration
    • 4RTNI Article
    • Guide to FTD Terminology
    • 10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
    • Research Opportunities
    • Resources for Information and Support

2011

  • NCRAD Update, November 2011
    • Changing Concepts of Alzheimer's Disease
    • FAQs Regarding the NIA/Alzheimer’s Association Diagnostic Guidelines for AD
    • ADNI – The Landmark Study
    • 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease
    • Research Opportunities
    • Sources for Information and Support
  • NCRAD Update, January 2011
    • NCRAD: Twenty Years of Progress
    • DIAN: An Early-Onset AD Study
    • The NCRAD Autopsy Program
    • 10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
    • Research Opportunities
    • Sources for Information and Support

2010

  • NCRAD Update, April 2010
    • The Silver Alert System – Keeping Persons with AD Safe
    • New Risk Factors for Late-Onset AD Identified
    • Meet the NCRAD Staff
    • 10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
    • Research Opportunities

2009

  • NCRAD Update, August 2009
    • The Alzheimer's Project: A Four-Part HBO Documentary Series
    • Gingko Evaluation of Memory Study in the Elderly
    • What Happens to NCRAD Blood Samples
    • 10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
    • Research Opportunities
  • NCRAD Update, January 2009
    • NCRAD and LOAD Attend Conference
    • Discussing Genetic Issues with your Family
    • Aging, Alzheimer Disease and Driving
    • Research Opportunities

2008

  • NCRAD Update, May 2008
    • Achieving A Balance: Can You Take Care of Yourself and Them Too?
    • Putting Alzheimer's Case-Control Studies To The Test
    • Recent Gene Discovery in Non-Alzheimer's Syndrome
    • Research Opportunities

2007

  • NCRAD Update, December 2007
    • Genetic Research Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease Anger
    • Genetic Testing Highlight: the Reveal Study
    • Genetic Counselor Q&A
  • NCRAD Update, June 2007
    • The NCRAD Laboratory Staff
    • Responding to your Debilitating Crisis: The Importance of Forming Your Response Team
    • Impact of Gender on Dementia

2006

  • NCRAD Update, November 2006
    • NCRAD Goes to the International Conference in Madrid
    • A Tale of Two Nurses
    • New Protocol Being Launched by NCRAD
  • NCRAD Update, May 2006
    • Use of Blood Samples and Data Collected at NCRAD
    • Familial Alzheimer’s Disease: Research at UAB
    • Brain Autopsy: Questions and Answers


2005

  • NCRAD Update, October 2005
    • Imaging the Brain in AD
    • Other Causes of Familial Dementia
    • The National Institutes on Aging Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Initative
  • NCRAD Update, March 2005
    • National Cell Repository for Alzheimer’s Disease- Fifteen Years of Research
    • Medications Fact Sheet
    • Dementia with Lewy Body Disease: Not Exactly Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s Disease


2004

  • NCRAD Update, August 2004
    • Does Staying Active Offer Protection Against Dementia?
    • The Brain and Alzheimer’s Disease
    • New Studies as Part of the National Cell Repository for Alzheimer’s Disease
  • NCRAD Update, January 2004
    • Gene That Influences Age of Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease May Have Been Identified
    • NIA Launched a New Alzheimer’s Disease Family Genetics Study
    • Authorization for the Release of Health Information for Research
    • Why is Genetics an Important Area of AD Research
    • Autopsy: An Important Part of Our Research
    • Memantine- A New Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease
    • What is a Clinical Trial?


2003

  • NCRAD Update, May 2003
    • A New National Initiative to Find Genes in Alzheimer’s Disease
    • Alzheimer’s Disease Form Linked to Chromosome 3
    • Vanderbilt University and CAP Work Together to Find AD Genes
    • Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment Update
    • Banking Cells and DNA at the National Cell Repository for AD


2002

  • NCRAD Update, October 2002
    • A Decade of Research Using the National Cell Repository
    • Financial Planning: Paying for Long Term Care
    • Experiences with Alzheimer’s Disease
  • NCRAD Update, February 2002
    • The National Cell Repository is Funded for Another 5 Years
    • A Checklist for the Caregiver
    • Genetic Research and the National Cell Repository
    • Legal Planning for Incapacity

If you are not able to access these or would prefer to receive a copy of the newsletter by mail, please contact us by email at alzstudy@iupui.edu or by phone at 800-526-2839.
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