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Alzheimer's researchers are looking beyond plaques and tangles for new treatments

Where does Alzheimer's begin?

2022.07 Allen Institute: "There is every reason to believe that Alzheimer's disease has its roots in specific types of brain cells. That's why Allen Institute scientists, together with collaborators at UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute and with support from the National Institute on Aging, are taking a new approach, cell by cell, to understand the disease. They've just released their first dataset, from 1.2M brain cells, that hints at the kinds of cells that die off or change in the neurodegenerative disease."

Childhood Injury: Matt's Brain

2020.10 UW Medicine: Matt’s parents, Bob and Linda, along with C. Dirk Keene, MD, PhD, and his team at the UW Biorepository and Integrated Neuropathology (BRaIN) Laboratory are fighting to find answers and honor Matt’s legacy.

Grand Rounds: Traumatic Brain Injury

2022.01 UW Pathology: Chronic effects and common mechanisms of injury associated with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Sports: Concussions and head trauma

2018.06 KING5: Former Seahawks linebacker Michael Jackson and UW Medicine's Dr. Dirk Keene talk through the complications of concussions and head trauma.