Bringing Open Science to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Clinical Trials

Raising the bar on data and biosample sharing from AD/ADRD clinical trialsLaurie 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)…

Clinical Trials Need You! Volunteer for Dementia Research

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…

How the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers Can Help You

NIA established the Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (ADRCs) network in 1984 to spark more collaborative, accelerated efforts in translating scientific discoveries into improved diagnosis and care for people with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Today, NIA funds 31 ADRCs at major…

Healthy Volunteers, People with Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Dementia Caregivers Needed for 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. Behavior/Symptom Management Insomnia Therapy for People Living With Dementia and Their Caregivers (Atlanta, GA) Caregivers Online Self-Management…

Breaking Down Barriers to Brain Donation

Collaboration, culture, coordination: Keys to supporting brain donation Nina Silverberg, Director, Alzheimer's Disease Centers Program, Division of Neuroscience (DN) Many Americans are aware of the life-saving impact of organ donation, but Alzheimer’s and dementia’s emotional toll on families, combined with…

From the NIA: Help Us Improve Dementia Care and Caregiving

Evidence review on dementia care and caregiving intervention now available for public comment Melinda Kelley, Director, NIA Office of Legislation, Policy, and International Activities (OLPIA) In 2018, NIA embarked on a collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality…