Presentation on theme: "Institute for Dementia Research & Prevention At Pennington Biomedical Research Center 2011 Appreciation Luncheon Thanks and welcome to the IDRP Family!"— Presentation transcript:
Institute for Dementia Research & Prevention At Pennington Biomedical Research Center 2011 Appreciation Luncheon Thanks and welcome to the IDRP Family!
Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation Jennifer Winstead Ann Wilkinson Jessica Alleyne
Danielle Nye Robert Brouillette Heather Foil Leslie Guillory IDRP Staff Anne Zapczynski Anne Zapczynski* Dr Pat Gahan*
IDRP Volunteer Awards
What did we achieve/learn last year? What is new this year? What is our plan for future IDRP efforts?
Enjoy your lunch! We will resume momentarily!
What did we achieve/learn last year?
Incredible increase in number of faculty doing IDRP research (because of you)
12 th largest study (~1,400), and on way to top 10
First manuscripts accepted/submitted First grants obtained First pharmaceutical trial for AD secured Large exercise trial for AD
What did we achieve/learn last year? That face naming test That food question thing Changes in cognition year-year
Why do we have a focus on diet, body composition, physical activity?
66% of Americans are overweight or obese CDC Projects Type 2 Diabetes Rates Could Grow to 1 in 3 Americans by 2050
National Center for Health Statistics at the CDC, are the deaths per 100,000 population,
Depression Stress Sleep Body Composition Fitness Balance Lifestyle Nutrition AGE Cognition A priority is to provide you valuable feedback Next year will have even more feedback !!! We will continue to offer new things….
What is our plan for future IDRP efforts? Neuroimaging NIH trials for cognitive decline Pharmaceutical trials for AD Exercise trials More intensive measures of sleep, physical activity, metabolism, and genes Brain bank
LABrainS 1100 Avg. Age = 68 Shreveport ~ 300 AD Study Lafayette TBD Alexandria TBD
LABrainS 1100 Avg. Age = 68 Shreveport ~ 300 AD Study Clinical Trials Lafayette TBD Alexandria TBD Support Group 1 st wed of month 6:00 pm Support Group 1 st wed of month 6:00 pm NIH Studies NIH Studies
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