CEAD News

6/30/18
June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. Memory issues and other forms of dementia affect more than 50 million people around the world, according to the association, highlighting the extent of these conditions – and the importance of making strides to staunch and reverse their progression.
2/26/18
Kinga Szigeti MD, PhD, is the founding director of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center and the Translational Genomics Research Laboratory in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. The Center was recently designated a Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s disease by the New York State Department of Health.
11/3/17
An article about New York State’s 10 Centers of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease, including the Western New York center based at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, interviews Bruce R. Troen, MD, center co-director and professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, and Kinga Szigeti, MD, PhD, associate professor of neurology and center co-director.
7/5/17

To meet Western New York’s growing need for quality care for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center has expanded its clinics in Buffalo and Williamsville.

3/11/16

A collaboration between the departments of Medicine and Neurology has been granted status as the Center for Excellence for Alzheimer’s disease in Western New York (CEAD WNY) through a five-year, $2.35 million state grant.

2/29/16
The University at Buffalo has been awarded a five-year, $2.35 million state grant to launch a Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s disease. The goal is to improve the screening, diagnosis and treatment of the disease, according to Kinga Szigeti, MD, PhD, associate professor of neurology and director of UB’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center.