The KU Alzheimer's Disease Center is proficient and experienced in research and in caring for patients with Alzheimer's disease and memory problems.
The KU ADC is organized with an emphasis on these core areas of impact:
Unique to the KU Alzheimer's Disease Center are the core research areas of Mitochondrial Genomics and Metabolism and Neuroimaging. The KU ADC has successfully developed and recruited leading researchers from around the country who are applying state-of-the-art brain imaging techniques and in advancing research in cell metabolism in older adults.
The KU ADC has established itself as a pioneer in research that seeks to understand relationships that exist between our genes, the structural changes that take place in the brain as we age, and Alzheimer's disease.