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Dr. Swerdlow: an innovative theory about what causes Alzheimer's disease may lead to better treatments and a cure
KUMC Medicine + Science Spring/Summer 2018

New KU Alzheimer's study: Can exercise prevent cognitive decline?
Kansas City Business Journal  Feb 16, 2017

Healthy Outlook: KU Alzheimer's center study could change aging as we know it
Lawrence Journal-World Online  Feb. 18, 2018

Dr. Perales shares his vision for serving KC Latinos. 
2mas2 Dec. 7, 2017

Dr. Jasper Fullard of the Black Health Care Coalition on importance of trial participation.
KC Star Nov. 7, 2017

Dr. Burns and Barbara Walker call for research participants.
Fox4 Sept. 14, 2017

Latinos Against Alzheimer's showcase Dr. Jaime Perales.
Medium Aug. 9, 2017

The KU ADC is partnering with memory care facilities.
KC Star June 21, 2017

Dr. Burns on the importance of volunteering for clinical research.
KCUR 89.3  June 14, 2017

The Lawrence Journal-World features the ADC and brain health.
Lawrence Journal-World  June 6, 2017

Dr. Perlaes discusses Latino Alzheimer's Risk.
Univision  June 1, 2017

Dr. Billinger talks about developing a new technique to measure brain blood flow with the ADC. 
Journal of Applied Physiology Podcast  June 2, 2017

Dr. Jill Morris discusses a recent study that indicates that frequent, brisk walks may aid those with early Alzheimer's. 
The New York Times  March 1, 2017

For families of patients with Alzheimer's, high tech gadgets may help keep them from wandering.
Fox 4 News  February 23, 2017.

Preventing Alzheimer's: Diets, exercise and drug studies offer hope.
KC Star December 1, 2016

Dr. Swerdlow discusses mitochondria in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
WDAF August 17, 2016

More coverage on Dr. Swerdlow's research on changes in brain energy metabolism and mitochondria
International Business Times August 15, 2016

Investigadores necesitan hispanos para estudios de Alzheimer.
2mas2 July 28, 2016

Letter to the Editor regarding Sen. Moran's support of AD research.
KC Star May 27, 2016

TEAM continues to resonate.
CBC Radio April 30, 2016

Listen to Dr. Burns on the Senior Care Live radio program.
Senior Care Live April 30, 2016

Dr. Sullivan's work on dairy and brain health was recently mentioned.
The Telegraph March 21, 2016

More coverage of the TEAM study.
HuffPo UK March 18, 2016

Dr. Burns comments on a new study linking heart and brain health.
Reuters March 16, 2016

Links between exercise and the brain.
Inside KU  March 15, 2016

Dr. Burns interviewed about our collaboration with the Y.
America's Health Advocate March 1, 2016

Sen. Jerry Moran and NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes tour the KU ADC.
KC Star Feb. 15, 2016

Sen. Moran hosts forum on Alzheimer's research.
Wichita Public Radio Feb. 15, 2016

KU researchers hopeful about new treatment under study.
KMBC Feb. 9, 2016

Kansas community hit hard by Alzheimer's finds help in music
KHI Jan. 22, 2016

New Initiative Hopes to Delay or Prevent Alzheimer's
KCTV5 Jan. 12, 2016

KU Researcher: Healthy Participants Need for Alzheimer's Study
Kansas Health Initiative Dec. 18, 2015

Local Alzheimer's Study Seeks Participants
Libery Tribune Dec. 13, 2015

Does Having The Breast Cancer Gene Lead to Alzheimer's?
Medical News Network Dec. 5, 2015

How Much Exercise Gives your Brain the Biggest Boost?
Runner's World Sept. 14, 2015

The Right Dose of Exercise for the Aging Brain
New York Times Aug. 12, 2015

New Study Focus on Slowing Progression of Alzheimers
Fox News Health June 25, 2015

Alzheimer's Disease: It Is Time to Join the Fight
KU Hospital
   June, 2015

KU Alzheimer's Disease Center offers a "Smart Aging" class for seniors Nov. 10, 2014

Walkable neighborhoods may be key to healthy aging Nov. 10, 2014

Med students gain insight into Alzheimer's by pairing with patients
Fox 4 News, April 23, 2014

Gift supports Alzheimer's research at KU Medical Center
KU Endowment, Feb. 10, 2014

New Alzheimer's study needs participants
KCTV-5, Sept. 26, 2013

KU medical center receives grant to study exercise in preventing Alzheimer's
FOX 4 News, Sept. 26, 2013

KU Alzheimer's researchers win $3M grant
Kansas City Business Journal, Sept. 26, 2013

KU Med Gets $3 Million To Study The Effect Of Exercise On Alzheimer's
KCUR, Sept. 27, 2013

Kansas University Medical Center gets $3 million grant to study Alzheimer's disease prevention
Lawrence Journal-World, Sept. 26, 2013

A New Approach To Brain Health: The University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Center

Interview on Senior Care Live radio program
Dr. Burns appears on the Senior Care Live program to discuss Alzheimer's and caregiving. 
KMBC 9 News, Sept. 22, 2013

KU Study Seeks to Prevent or Delay Alzheimer's Disease 
Dr. Burns talks to Kelly Eckerman about our first-of-its-kind primary prevention trial.
KMBC 9 News, Sept. 2, 2013

A New Approach to Brain Health: KU Alzheimer's Disease Center on The Local Show
KCPT, May 2, 2013

Dr. Russell Swerdlow and Kent Friend discuss the KC Derbyfest (video starts at 35:20)
GoodSportsKC, April 11, 2013

Alzheimer's Drug Shows Potential in Trials
HealthDay, Oct. 10, 2012 

Polsky Family Supporting Foundation - Is Preventing Alzheimer's Disease Possible (85 minute video presentation)
Johnson County Community College, Oct. 9, 2012

KUMC neurologists lead prestigious Alzheimer's center
Lawrence Journal World, Aug. 19, 2012

New study uses technology to help families caring for Alzheimer's patients
University of Kansas Medical Center, June 14, 2012  

KU researchers study link between weight, Alzheimer's disease
WellCommons, Nov. 29, 2011

Low BMI Linked to Alzheimer's and Death After Surgery
ABC News, Nov. 22, 2011

KU Alzheimer & Memory Program Receives Designation as National Alzheimer's Disease Center
University of Kansas Medical Center, Aug. 15, 2011

Maternal History of Alzheimer's Makes A Gain
The New York Times, Feb. 28, 2011

A Maternal Link to Alzheimer's 
The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 28, 2011

Study: Moms, Not Dads, Pass on Alzheimer's Risk
The Atlantic, Feb. 28, 2011

More Evidence that Alzheimer's Disease May Be Inherited from Your Mother
ScienceDaily, Feb. 28, 2011

Alzheimer's Risk Looks Higher if Mom Had the Disease
U.S. News and World Report, Feb. 28, 2011

Alzheimer's Disease May Be Passed Down From Ailing Mother, Study Suggests
Bloomberg News Worldwide, Feb. 28, 2011

A Mom With Alzheimer's Increases Your Risk of the Disease
MyHealth Daily, Feb. 28, 2011

Alzheimer and Memory Program researchers talk exercise and brain health with Walt Bodine
KCUR Radio 89.3, Jan. 5, 2010

KU Med to screen HBO Series on Alzheimer's
The Kansas City Star, May 05, 2009

KU research adds evidence that exercise can help damaged brains 
The Kansas City Star , Sept. 16, 2008

Fitness protects brain in Alzheimer's patients
Science Daily, July 27, 2008

ICAD: Fit Alzheimer's Patients Have Less Brain Loss
MedPage Today, July 28, 2008

Physical Fitness Linked to Less Regional Brain Atrophy in Alzheimer's Disease
July 29, 2008

Exercise May Slow the Ravages of Alzheimer's
AARP Bulletin Today,, July 28, 2008

Physical Fitness Linked to Brain Health, Alzheimer's Study Says 
Bloomberg News Wire, July 14, 2008

Exercise Amps Up Alzheimer's Brain?
Study: Being Fit May Reduce Brain Shrinkage in Early Alzheimer's Disease
WebMD Health News, July 14, 2008

Rx for Alzheimer's: Exercise
Kansas Public Radio, July 15, 2008

Study shows exercising may help to combat Alzheimer's
Lawrence Journal-World, July 15, 2008

Nun brains may help unlock secrets of Alzheimer's -

Dr. Jeff Burns in Hunt for Alzheimer's Cure Click here

39 + Rainbow features Dr. Jeffrey Burns. Click here

GCRC Exercise Lab Assists Researchers
January 4, 2007, CENTER eXpress (PDF). 

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