News from Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute
Thank you for helping us break the silence on dementia in communities of color
Photos from the 2023 Breaking the Silence community event.
WAI’s Regional Milwaukee Office featured on WTMJ-TV
The work of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute Regional Milwaukee Office is featured in a segment on television station WTMJ-TV Milwaukee. Gina Green-Harris, MBA, director of WAI Regional Milwaukee Office, is interviewed in the segment. Green-Harris describes how the office opened in 2008 with a goal of increasing awareness, education about Alzheimer's disease and particularly its impact on communities of color.
Governor’s Health Equity Council releases 20 recommendations to build health equity in Wisconsin
Gina Green-Harris is chairperson of the Governor's Health Equity Council
Dr. Mora Pinzon discusses Alzheimer’s drug lecanemab on Telemundo Wisconsin
Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS, FACPM, recently appeared on Telemundo Wisconsin in a news segment discussing FDA approval of the drug lecanemab. The drug gained approval through an accelerated approval process in January 2023. Dr. …
Announcing the IEA Innovation Fund
On behalf of the Initiative to End Alzheimer’s, we are pleased to announce the IEA Innovation Fund, providing project support for researchers at Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute and Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. The fund was …
Video episode of Dementia Matters explores news and research on lecanemab
UW Alzheimer's disease researchers Dr. Carlsson, Dr. Johnson and Dr. Chin discuss Alzheimer's drug lecanemab in video episode of Dementia Matters podcast.
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