The Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer prevention launched a community-wide educational series called: The Aging Well Series. This series will feature renowned experts who share insights and meaningful tips for achieving brain health and preserving memories. To register, please call 336-713-2378 or visit BestHealth online.


Aug 26, 2022 — Claudia Coffin, a third-year medical student at Wake Forest and Christopher Schaich, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Hypertension, Wake Forest School of Medicine, both received the Best Post Competition Student and Postdoc awards respectively in the Vascular Professional Interest Area (PIA) for their excellent work in the area of Vascular Cognitive Disorders. Claudia Coffin presented results on arterial stiffness and brain structure in the Wake Forest Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center’s Clinical Core. She has previously received another PIA award for this work that is now in publication. Dr. Schaich presented results showing that heart failure stages are associated with brain structure across two studies MESA and the SECRET2 clinical trials.

Aug 2, 2022 — The EXERT Study led by Dr. Laura Baker, Associate Director, WF Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, was in a press release by the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) that recently took place in San Diego, California.

May 27, 2022 — Wake Forest Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center speakers, Drs. Goldie Byrd, Jamehl Demons Shegog, and Lamonte Williams presented at the Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Memory Loss Prevention Statewide Town Hall designed to provide awareness, advocacy, and additional opportunities for those with an interest around Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Memory Loss Prevention.

May 24, 2022 — Dr. Laura Baker of the Wake Forest Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center speaks about the role of exercise in preventing Alzheimer’s disease.

Jan 21, 2022 — Dr. Miranda Orr of the Wake Forest Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center discusses a new study which could hold the key to potential new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.

April 29, 2021 — Dr. Goldie Byrd, Dr. Jamehl Demons Shegog and Dr. Lamonte Williams of the Wake Forest Alzheimer's Disease Research Center speak about Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Memory Loss Prevention Statewide.