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Search for clinical trials and studies related to Alzheimer's, other dementias, mild cognitive impairment, and caregiving.

Clinical Trials Search Results

Results found: 45

4 Repeat Tauopathy Neuroimaging Initiative Cycle 2 (4RTNI-2)

Purpose: To identify reliable methods for tracking corticobasal degeneration and progressive supranuclear palsy.

APOE, Metabolism, and Cognitive Function

Purpose:To better understand the relationship between APOE genotype and metabolism by testing metabolic rate at rest and during a cognitive challenge in healthy adults.

Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative 3 (ADNI3)

Purpose: To determine the relationships among clinical, cognitive, imaging, genetic, and biomarker characteristics of the entire spectrum of Alzheimer's disease.

Biomarker Predictors of Memantine Sensitivity

Purpose: To test the effects of the medication memantine on brain functions and the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

Biomarkers in Lewy Body Dementia

Purpose: To develop better measures for diagnosis and treatment of Lewy body dementia by studying older adults with the condition.

Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability Imaging for Early Alzheimer's

Purpose: To test an imaging method for detecting the disruption of the blood-brain barrier in adults with and without cognitive impairment.

Brain Aging in Vietnam War Veterans (DOD-ADNI)

Purpose: To study brain changes in veterans with traumatic brain injury or post traumatic stress disorder, with and without mild cognitive impairment.

Cerebrospinal Fluid Clearance in Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose: To measure cerebrospinal fluid clearance in the brain using positron emission tomography (PET).

Communicating Amyloid Neuroimaging (REVEAL-SCAN)

Purpose: To examine the impact on older adults of learning the results of amyloid brain imaging.

DC Longitudinal Study on Aging and Specimen Bank

Purpose: To determine the feasibility of various diagnostic tests for Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Dietary Influences on Alzheimer's Biomarkers

Purpose: To test how different types of meals affect Alzheimer's biomarkers in healthy older adults with and without the APOE E4 genotype.

Distinguishing Between Alzheimer's, Lewy Body Dementia, and Parkinson's Disease

Purpose: To characterize the clinical, neuropsychological, sleep, and neuroimaging findings among adults with Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body dementia, and Parkinson's disease.

Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN)

Purpose: To identify potential biomarkers that may predict the development of Alzheimer's disease in people who carry an Alzheimer's mutation.

Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network Trial Unit (DIAN-TU)

Purpose: To assess the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of investigational treatments in people who have an Alzheimer's disease-causing genetic mutation.

Down Syndrome Clinical Trials Network-Study of Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose: To better understand the cognitive and behavioral changes and health issues found in adults with Down syndrome as they progress toward Alzheimers disease.

Down Syndrome Memantine Follow-up Study

Purpose: To determine if the drug memantine can improve learning and memory in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome.

Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease Genomic Study

Purpose: To better understand how changes in the body are related to the development of early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Effects of Brain Beta-Amyloid on Postoperative Cognition

Purpose: To determine if the presence of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of non-demented patients before hip or knee replacement surgery predicts cognitive decline after surgery.

Effects of Donepezil Measured by Functional MRI

Purpose: To examine the sensitivity of functional MRI to detect brain changes in healthy older adults at genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease who take donepezil (Aricept).

Evidence Amyloid Scan EEG Study (EASES)

Purpose: To measure brain function during the onset and progression of mild cognitive impairment using a device that maps activity in the brain.

Imaging Inflammation in Alzheimer's Disease with 11C-ER176

Purpose: To test the radioactive tracer 11C-ER176 in measuring inflammation in the brain of people with Alzheimer's disease.

Longitudinal Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease Study (LEADS)

Purpose: To look at disease progression in adults with early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Longitudinal Evaluation of Familial Frontotemporal Dementia (LEFFTDS)

Purpose: To learn about thinking and behavior in families in which one or more relatives has a genetic mutation associated with frontotemporal dementia.

Longitudinal Innate Immunity and Aging Study (LIIA)

Purpose: To better understand how different types of biomarkers may relate to immune health and the aging process.

MRI and PET Biomarkers for Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Purpose: To understand the factors that underlie changes in thinking and memory with increasing age and identify the best combination of tests for predicting cognitive decline.

Mild Cognitive Impairment in Breast Cancer

Purpose: To study how women undergoing breast cancer treatment may develop brain changes related to the development of mild cognitive impairment.

Natural History Study of Synucleinopathies

Purpose: To document the clinical features and biological markers of people with synucleinopathies (Parkinson's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, or multiple system atrophy).

Neuroenergetic Adaptations in Alzheimer's Disease (PREPARE)

Purpose: To examine the relationship between brain energetics and risk for Alzheimer's disease.

North American Prodromal Synucleinopathy (NAPS) Consortium

Purpose: To enroll adults with idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder for the purpose of preparing for a clinical trial of neuroprotective treatments against synucleinopathies.

Novel Computerized Cognitive Stress Test (CST)

Purpose: To examine the Cognitive Stress Test (CST) in distinguishing between early-stage mild cognitive impairment and cognitively normal older adults.

Novel Measures for Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Trials (NoMAD)

Purpose: To develop new measures of cognition and everyday function for use in preclinical Alzheimer's disease trials.

OCTA in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose: To develop and evaluate biomarkers using a non-invasive imaging test in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or Alzheimer's.

PET Imaging of Neuroinflammation in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Purpose:To test a radioactive tracer for showing inflammation in the brain on positron emission tomography scans of people with progressive neurological disorders.

Reliability of the Human Brain Connectome

Purpose: To use magnetic resonance imaging to investigate brain function and connections in healthy adults.

Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Disease Center Longitudinal Biomarker and Clinical Phenotyping Study

Purpose: To establish a bank of blood, cerebrospinal fluid, imaging, and clinical data to be used in Alzheimer's disease research.

Stanford Memory and Aging Study

Purpose: To study memory and aging in healthy older adults.

Study to Evaluate Amyloid in Blood and Imaging Related to Dementia (SEABIRD)

Purpose: To evaluate a blood test for detecting amyloid-beta, a protein involved in Alzheimer's disease.

Tau Imaging with an [18F]MK-6240 Tracer

Purpose: To use the tau tracer [18F]MK-6240 to image the brains of individuals from families with a known autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease mutation.

Tau Kinetics in Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose: To study how the protein tau is made, transported, and cleared in healthy younger and older adults and in older adults with Alzheimer's disease.

Tau PET Imaging and Cognition

Purpose: To use positron emission tomography imaging with a new radioactive tracer 18F-MK-6240 to understand the cognitive and behavioral outcomes of tau deposition in specific brain regions in cognitively normal and mildly cognitively impaired older adults.

Tau PET Imaging in the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network

Purpose: To evaluate a new radioactive compound used in positron emission tomography scans to identify tau tangles.

Tau PET Imaging Using 18F-AV-1451

Purpose: To evaluate a new radioactive compound used in positron emission tomography scans in identifying tau tangles.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Diagnosing Preclinical Dementia

Purpose: To explore the use of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) integrated with Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) for diagnosing preclinical dementia.

Types of Progressive Apraxia of Speech

Purpose: To identify and distinguish two different types of progressive apraxia of speech (PAOS) through clinical imaging and testing in adults with PAOS.

Using Connectomics to Characterize Risks for Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose: To identify brain changes related to Alzheimer's disease in older adults with and without cognitive impairment.