The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) basic and clinical scientists work together to improve the health of the elderly in Kentucky and beyond through research dedicated to understanding the aging process and age-related brain diseases, and education, outreach and clinical programs that promote healthy brain aging.
An integral part of SBCoA is the National Institute on Aging-funded University of Kentucky Alzheimer's Disease Center (UK-ADC). Over the past 25 years, the UK-ADC has developed a vigorous program in the clinical, neuropathological, educational, and research aspects of Alzheimer's disease that serves as a critical resource for the university, community, state, and nation.
Sanders-Brown Center on Aging/Alzheimer’s Disease Center NCUR Open House
Thursday, April 3 from 4-6pm
• Learn about how tauopathies like Alzheimer’s disease occur, tour the tissue culture hood and examine GFP expressing cells
• Examine human brains under a microscope and learn about Alzheimer’s and age related changes in the brain
• Participate in neuropsychological testing exercises
• Learn about the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome.
Markesbery Symposium 2012 Online Sessions
Overview: The two outstanding keynote presentations from the 2012 Markesbery Symposium are available online for viewing and continuing medical education credit. This annual symposium is part of the education mission of the UK Sander's Brown Center on Aging to improve the health and quality of life of the elderly population.