Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center
Unlocking Minds, Transforming Lives

Join us in our mission to conquer Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. We conduct groundbreaking research, offer cutting-edge care, and champion education and wellness across the state. Together, we bridge disparities, empower futures, and ignite hope for future generations.

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About

Learn how we connect to a national network and pioneered a statewide center.

Patient Care

Learn more about our multidisciplinary care team and emerging treatments.

Research

If you're a researcher or interested in joining a study find out more.

People

Meet the team.

Education & Outreach

Discover more about our collaborative outreach.

Giving

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The Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center (MADC) is committed to memory and aging research, patient care, education and wellness to support persons living with or caring for a loved one with dementia.

Established at Michigan Medicine and based in the Department of Neurology, the MADC aims to:

  • Conduct and support research on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
  • Promote state-of-the-art care and wellness for individuals and families affected by memory loss
  • Increase dementia awareness through collaborative education and outreach efforts
  • Work to address racial and ethnic disparities in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
  • Provide training and support to the next generation of clinicians and scientists
Contact the MADC
We look forward to hearing from you!
Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center
2101 Commonwealth Blvd, Ste D.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
MADC Phone: 734-936-8803
Brain Bank Phone: 734-647-7648
Programs & Initiatives
Lewy Body Dementia Group with Paulson
Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative

The Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative was created to support those living with the disease and their care partners, improve awareness among healthcare professionals and the public, and advance our understanding and treatment of the disease.

Learn more about the Rinne LBD Initiative
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Wellness Initiative

Our Wellness Initiative offers a variety of programs to support the well-being of caregivers and people living with early-stage memory loss.

Find out more about the Wellness Initiative
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Brain Donation Program

The Michigan Brain Bank provides individuals and families an opportunity to contribute to the future of science.

Why to consider Brain Donation
Center News
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Research News
New Issue of Mind Matters Newsletter
The new issue of our Mind Matters newsletter is now available.
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Research News
NIH Awards $1.1M to Improve Latino Representation in Dementia Research in West Michigan
The National Institutes of Health awarded the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (Michigan ADRC) a $1.1 million grant to advance Latino representation in dementia research.
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Research News
New Issue of Mind Matters Newsletter
The latest issue of the Mind Matters newsletter is now available!
Center Events View all MADC Events
Have a Seat
Have a Seat is a weekly guided meditation program that takes place virtually.
Event runs April 16, 2024 - December 31, 2024
Smooth Stones with Water
Have a Seat
Have a Seat is a weekly guided meditation program that takes place virtually.
Event runs April 16, 2024 - December 31, 2024
Smooth Stones with Water
Catching Your Breath
Catching Your Breath is a monthly wellbeing and mindfulness program for family caregivers of adults living with dementia. We currently do not offer programs to professional caregivers.
Event runs April 08, 2024 - December 09, 2024
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Have a Seat
Have a Seat is a weekly guided meditation program that takes place virtually.
Event runs April 16, 2024 - December 31, 2024
Smooth Stones with Water
Lewy Body Dementia Support Group for those living with LBD
We are pleased to offer support groups for Lewy body dementia. Newcomers are always welcome. Register to receive the Zoom link.
Event runs April 09, 2024 - December 10, 2024
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Caregivers Lewy Body Dementia Support Group
We are pleased to offer support groups for Lewy body dementia. Newcomers are always welcome. Register to receive the Zoom link.
Event runs April 09, 2024 - December 10, 2024
Hands clasped together by five individuals in a circle
Caregivers Lewy Body Dementia Support Group
We are pleased to offer support groups for Lewy body dementia. Newcomers are always welcome. Register to receive the Zoom link.
Event runs April 09, 2024 - December 10, 2024
Hands clasped together by five individuals in a circle
Have a Seat
Have a Seat is a weekly guided meditation program that takes place virtually.
Event runs April 16, 2024 - December 31, 2024
Smooth Stones with Water
Mitten Minds Support Group
The Mitten Minds Support Group is a monthly support group for individuals with mild cognitive impairment or early-stage dementia.
Event runs April 16, 2024 - December 17, 2024
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