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Welcome to the website for the Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (SMADRC)

Our ADRC conducts a wide variety of research studies dedicated to understanding the causes, clinical features, and treatments for Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders. Our goal is to discover ways to prevent and ultimately eradicate this disease.

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Welcome from Dr. Brewer

Dr. BrewerThank you for your commitment to our groundbreaking programs at the Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at UC San Diego. With the goal of eradicating Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, we have been agile in developing new ways to advance our mission and share the impacts of our research. We are determined to sustain and enhance meaningful engagement throughout our diverse communities. In collaboration with local and national partners, we are forging ahead on transformative paths of discovery that will hasten our understanding of the disease, and we are developing new processes to deliver this understanding toward new therapeutics. I invite you to join us in our endeavors, and I thank you for your partnership.

James Brewer, M.D., Ph.D.

Grant: P30 AG062429 



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