Chris VanRyzin and Mary-Kay Baum, Founders of forMemory, both Chris and Mary-Kay have collaborated on the establishment of a database to investigate the cognitive function, diagnoses, symptoms, treatments and health of people with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other types of memory loss to spotlight early symptoms, patterns and potential treatments that may have been overlooked.
Bob Hauser, Ph.D. and Tess Hauser, Wisconsin Longitudinal Study. Have collaborated on the genotyping and analysis of WLS samples.
Barbara K. Vonderhaar, Ph.D., Chief, Mammary Biology and Tumorigenesis Laboratory, and Head, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology Section. Dr. Vonderhaar has collaborated on the identification of autocrine/paracrine feedback loops wihtin the brain for the synthesis of neurosteroids. Dr. Vonderhaar's research was the first to purify a prolactin receptor from any source and the first to characterize a monoclonal antibody directed against the human prolactin receptor. She was also the first to demonstrate that human breast cancer cells synthesize and secrete significant amounts of biologically active prolactin. She serves as Chief of the Mammary Biology and Tumorigenesis Laboratory, Co-Chair of the Breast and Gynecologic Malignancies Faculty and Co-Chair of the Intramural Program for Research on Women's Health. Dr. Vonderhaar is a member of the Senior Biomedical Research Service.
George Perry, Ph.D., Dean of College of Sciences, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, and Sandi Siedlek, M.S., Case Western Reserve University. Collaborator on oxidative mechanisms of protein modification and antioxidant treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.
Mark Smith, Ph.D., and Gemma Casadesus, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. Collaborators on cell cycle related mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease.
Ralph N. Martins, Ph.D. and Giuseppe Verdile, Ph.D., Edith Cowan University. Long-term collaborators on the role of hormones in Alzheimer's disease.
Members of the Section of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, UW-Madison. We have collaboratored with numerous researchers in the Section of Geriatrics and Gerontology located in the Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the William S. Middleton VA Hospital over the years on the identification of etiological factors in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease.