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Memory Disorders & Dementia >> Alzheimer’s Disease

Disease Description:
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a brain disorder and the most common form of dementia that develops over a period of years. Initially, people have problems with memory loss and confusion. These are followed by difficulties with reasoning and planning. They can be severe enough to interfere with normal life. AD mostly occurs in people 65 and older.

General Study Procedures:
The research studies listed below are currently open for enrollment for adult subjects. Recently developed brain scanning techniques will be used to study the changes in the brain, particularly the plaques that are known to be present in Alzheimer's disease. Please see the links for the procedures and eligibility criteria. There is no cost for participation or for any tests associated with the research.

Studies Actively Recruiting Patients:
No studies available for this disease.

For more information about participating in these studies, please contact :
Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office toll-free at:
1-800-411-1222
TTY: 1-866-411-1010

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