Healthy Trial Volunteers – Bob’s Story

While Bob doesn’t have relatives with Alzheimer’s, he has a daughter with Down syndrome, which puts her at increased risk for developing dementia. He is a healthy control volunteer, motivated by his daughter’s condition and his love of science. In this video, he discusses and debunks some concerns that may make potential volunteers hesitant to join a study.

Watch Bob talk about why he volunteers for Alzheimer’ research

Learn more about volunteering for Alzheimer’s and dementia clinical trials on the NIA website.

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