Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center


Connections: News from the National Institute on Aging's Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center

Feature Stories

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The NIA-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study is gearing up to launch a major Alzheimer’s prevention study and a trial of a promising insulin therapy in 2014. Learn more about A4 and SNIFF.

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"Big data" offers both opportunities and challenges for Alzheimer’s researchers, experts told the NAPA Advisory Council earlier this month.

Dr. Felipe Sierra

Watch a brief video of highlights from the NIH summit “Advances in Geroscience: Impact on Healthspan and Chronic Disease.”

Research Highlights

NIA Updates

Clinical Trials

Major Studies Still Recruiting
Prevention Trials

Interested in participating in future research studies? Sign up with the Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry (visit or call 1-888-786-7259) to get information and updates about participating in future Alzheimer’s prevention trials. Anyone age 18 and older can join. More information about the Alzheimer's Prevention Registry.

For more information about finding Alzheimer’s clinical trials, visit Or, contact the ADEAR Center at 1-800-438-4380 (toll-free) or

Find more Alzheimer's and dementia-related news and resources on the ADEAR Center website at

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Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging