The CU Alzheimer's and Cognition Center collaborates with the African American Alzheimer's Advisory Council (4AC). The African American Alzheimer’s Advisory Council (4AC) was established in 2018 to help dispel the stigma of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and increase awareness for caregivers in the Colorado African American community, through education and outreach efforts. Learn more about the 4AC and their goals here.

Univ Colorado Collaboration Details

ECHAR Network

The CU Alzheimer's and Cognition Center is in collaboration with the ECHAR Network, under the leadership of Dr. Luis Medina at the University of Houston. The acronym ECHAR stands for Engaging Communities of Hispanics for Aging Research (ECHAR) Network. ECHAR, a Spanish verb, with several definitions such as “to cast/throw”, “to put”, “to oust” and “to lay” that is fitting given that the Network proposes goals to lay out a plan for better health communications and to oust health disparities.  Please visit to find out more.

Char Network Collaboration Details


The Neuropsychiatric International Consortium on Frontotemporal Dementia (NIC-FTD) is an international consortium of research centers focused on care of FTD and improving the distinction of FTD from psychiatric disorders.



The ARTFL-LEFFTDS Longitudinal Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration study is a research consortium focused on improving our knowledge about frontotemporal dementia through collaboration across multiple sites of expertise.


We also work closely with a number of other groups, and would like to recognize the following: 


Computational Biology at the University of Colorado, Denver:


The Colorado Aging Brain Laboratory


University of Colorado Alzheimer’s and Cognition Center


University of Colorado Department of Neurology


The Berkeley Psychophysiology Laboratory


The University of California, San Francisco Memory and Aging Center

Collaboration Details And Links