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Dr. Jennifer Mack visits the UMMC Cemetery, located in the northeast corner of the campus, where human remains were reburied after being discovered on Medical Center land in 1992. Markers seen here were removed from Asylum Hill in the 1970s. For the next phase of the Asylum Hill Project, Mack will be working with human remains whose markers have disappeared.

Their markers didn’t last, but their stories will, says new Asylum Hill scholar

Monday, June 27, 2022

With the arrival of Dr. Jennifer Mack, the mission of the Asylum Hill Project – to memorialize and illuminate the lives of patients who died at the state’s first mental institution – is drawing closer to fulfillment. A native Southerner who worked for years at the University of Iowa, Mack has the credentials, and the heart, needed to help write the histories of those who have been all but forgotten. Read More

Researchers from The MIND Center found that sticking to Life's Simple 7, a set of American Heart Association guidelines to protect brain and heart health, helps prevent dementia even in people at high genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease.

Healthy habits help preserve brain health, despite genetics

Monday, June 6, 2022

Genetics and lifestyle contribute to risk of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Researchers from The MIND Center found that even among people at with high genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease, sticking to the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 in midlife can lower their risk for late-onset dementia decades later. Read More

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