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Volunteers Needed for Studies to Advance Dementia Research

Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s, related dementias, and cognitive health? Learn about new and featured studies below or search for clinical trials and studies near you with the Alzheimers.gov Clinical Trials Finder New and featured studies Click on the trial name for details and contact information. Caregiving Cognitive Training and Exercise Drugs SpeechContinue reading “Volunteers Needed for Studies to Advance Dementia Research”

Bringing Open Science to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Clinical Trials

Raising the bar on data and biosample sharing from AD/ADRD clinical trials Laurie Ryan, Chief, Clinical Interventions and Diagnostics Branch, and Suzana Petanceska, Director, Office for Strategic Development and Partnerships, Division of NeuroscienceNIA’s increased funding for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (AD/ADRD) research has allowed the continued expansion and diversification of our drug development portfolio andContinue reading “Bringing Open Science to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Clinical Trials”

New and Featured Studies for MCI, Alzheimer’s

Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s, related dementias, and cognitive health? Search for clinical trials and studies near you with NIA’s Clinical Trials Finder. New and featured studies Click on the trial name for details, including contact information. Biomarkers and Brain Imaging Neuroenergetic Adaptations in Alzheimer’s Disease (PREPARE) (New York, NY) Novel Measures forContinue reading “New and Featured Studies for MCI, Alzheimer’s”

Trials Seeking Healthy Volunteers, Caregivers, People With Dementia

Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s, related dementias, and cognitive health? Search for clinical trials and studies near you with NIA’s clinical trials finder. New and featured studies Click on the trial name for details, including contact information. Biomarkers and Brain Imaging Longitudinal Innate Immunity and Aging Study (LIIA) (Aurora, CO) Novel Measures for Alzheimer’s Disease PreventionContinue reading “Trials Seeking Healthy Volunteers, Caregivers, People With Dementia”

Get this New Booklet on Older Adults and Clinical Trials

It is important for clinical trials to have people of different ages, sexes, races, cultures, and health conditions. This includes people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. The new, easy-to-read booklet Clinical Trials and Older People  can help you decide whether a clinical trial is right for you or the person you are caring for. YouContinue reading “Get this New Booklet on Older Adults and Clinical Trials”

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 joinContinue reading “Healthy Trial Volunteers – Bob’s Story”

Now Available: New Booklet on Clinical Trials and Older People

Having older adults enrolled in clinical trials helps researchers get the information they need to develop the right treatments for older people. The new, easy-to-read booklet Clinical Trials and Older Adults explains: What a clinical trial is Reasons why people take part in a clinical trial How to find a clinical trial Benefits and risks of a clinicalContinue reading “Now Available: New Booklet on Clinical Trials and Older People”

Looking for Healthy Volunteers, Caregivers, People with MCI and Alzheimer’s disease

Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s , related dementias, and cognitive health?  Search for clinical trials and studies near you with NIA’s clinical trials finder. Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s , related dementias, and cognitive health? New and featured studies Click on the trial name for details, including contact information. Biomarkers and ImagingContinue reading “Looking for Healthy Volunteers, Caregivers, People with MCI and Alzheimer’s disease”

Spread the Word about Alzheimer’s and Related Clinical Trials!

Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s, related dementias, and cognitive health? Search for clinical trials and studies near you with NIA’s clinical trials finder. New and featured studies Click on the trial name for details, including contact information. Drugs and Supplements BHV-4157 for Alzheimer’s Disease (T2 Protect AD) (multiple sites) Valacyclovir for Mild Alzheimer’s Disease (New York, NY)Continue reading “Spread the Word about Alzheimer’s and Related Clinical Trials!”