• Immune system dysfunction may occur early in Alzheimer’s disease

    Study offers new insights into how brain and rest of body communicate

    An association between inflammation biomarkers in both blood plasma and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and markers of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) associated pathology, has been found by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus working with the University of Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the University of California San Francisco Memory and Aging Center.… Full Story

    February 6, 2018
    David Kelly
  • New interim vice chancellor: Curiosity 'drives the bus'

    Robert Eckel takes university's research reins during permanent search

    It might have been what killed the cat, but to Dr. Robert “Bob” Eckel, the University of Colorado’s new interim vice chancellor for research, curiosity propels a successful career and research program.… Full Story

    February 1, 2018
    Debra Melani
  • Rare brain donation could shed light on Alzheimer's pathology

    Researchers hope it will help unravel the mystery of why some people develop symptoms while others don't

    December 14, 2017
    Guest Contributor
    Huntington Potter is a researcher at CU Anschutz
  • CU Anschutz Researcher receives Alzheimer's Association Grant

    Innovative Clinical Trials Competition Targets Brain Inflammation

    The Alzheimer’s Association, in partnership with a fundraising initiative led by philanthropist Michaela “Mikey” Hoag, announces a new $7 million investment in clinical trials that target brain inflammation as an innovative avenue for Alzheimer’s disease therapy.… Full Story

    August 2, 2016
    Nathan Gill
  • Key brain receptor sheds light on neurological conditions

    New insights into mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease, PTSD, drug addiction

    Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that a key receptor in the brain, once thought to only strengthen synapses, can also weaken them, offering new insights into the mechanisms driving depression, drug addiction and even Alzheimer’s disease.… Full Story

    March 3, 2016
    David Kelly
  • Music and Memory

    Potter provides Alzheimer's disease research insights at Aspen Ideas Festival

    A powerful one-two punch opened the Spotlight: Health series at the Aspen Ideas Festival last week.… Full Story

    June 30, 2014
    Chris Casey
  • Anschutz campus hosts Aspen Ideas Festival preview

    Kickoff features developments in Alzheimer’s research

    April 28, 2014
    Guest Contributor
  • Seventh-graders raise money for Alzheimer’s research

    Huntington Potter accepts check from Graland Country Day School students

    April 22, 2014
    Guest Contributor
  • Alzheimer's research highlighted at CU Advocacy Day

    Dr. Potter explains groundbreaking research and clinical trials, and CU's ambition to host a major Alzheimer's disease research center

    March 17, 2014
    Chris Casey
  • Cholesterol increases risk of Alzheimer’s and heart disease

    Researchers find cholesterol causes cells to divide incorrectly

    Researchers at the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome and the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found that a single mechanism may underlie the damaging effect of cholesterol on the brain and on blood vessels.… Full Story

    April 16, 2013
    Staff