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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: 102

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

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

AHEAD Study: BAN2401 for People With Increased Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose: To determine whether treatment with BAN2401 reduces brain amyloid accumulation in people with an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.

A-LIST: Patients and Families Transforming Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose: To increase patient and caregiver engagement in research by gathering insights through regular surveys.

ARTFL-LEFFTDS Longitudinal Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (ALLFTD) Research Consortium

Purpose: To collect and study data from people with frontotemporal lobar degeneration and their family members to understand changes in brain function and biomarkers as the disease progresses.

African Dance for African American Cognitive Health

Purpose: To test the effects of African dance on mild cognitive impairment in African Americans.

Aging-Well: Remote Monitoring for Adults at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose:To test home sensors for capturing changes in daily activities that may signal the onset of cognitive or functional decline in older adults with and without mild cognitive impairment.

Alzheimer Prevention Trials (APT) Webstudy

Purpose: To accelerate enrollment for Alzheimer's disease clinical trials by identifying and tracking individuals who may be at higher risk for developing Alzheimer's dementia.

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.

Alzheimer's Prevention Registry

Purpose: To enroll individuals who are interested in learning about and possibly participating in Alzheimer's prevention clinical studies and trials in a national registry.

Augmenting Cognitive Training in Older Adults (ACT)

Purpose: To investigate the effects of combined cognitive training and transcranial direct current stimulation on cognition and brain function in older adults.

B-Fit Intervention to Improve Brain Health

Purpose: To evaluate a brain fitness intervention for improving cognitive health in middle-aged and older adults.

Blood Pressure Control to Reduce Amyloid-Beta Accumulation (HIPAC)

Purpose: To determine if lowering blood pressure using antihypertensive drugs alters brain pulsatility, a measure of blood flow, and reduces beta-amyloid accumulation in the brains of cognitively normal older adults.

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.

Brain Energy Metabolism and Sleep in Adults

Purpose: To explore the relationship of brain energy metabolites, genetic variations, and sleep patterns in the development of Alzheimer's disease.

Brain Health Registry

Purpose: To enroll people interested in participating in brain health research in an ongoing online registry.

Brain Safe: Reducing Exposure to Drugs Linked to Alzheimer's

Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of the Brain Safe application in reducing older adults' exposure to prescription anticholinergics.

Caring Response: A Mobile Training App for Family Caregivers

Purpose: To determine if the mobile training app, Caring Response, can improve coping skills and quality of life for family caregivers of someone with Alzheimers disease.

Cerebrospinal Fluid Clearance in Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease

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

Cleveland Clinic Healthy Brains Registry

Purpose: To enroll people in a registry that includes an online brain health assessment tool and information on clinical studies.

Cognitive Training for Older Caregivers

Purpose: To test whether computer-based brain training activities can promote cognitive, emotional, and physical health in older adult caregivers of a spouse or significant other with dementia.

Computerized Screening Tool for Cognitive Decline

Purpose: To test a computerized screening tool to detect early cognitive decline in older adults during their doctor's visits.

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.

Delivery of Essential Fatty Acids to the Brain

Purpose: To identify whether carrying the APOE 4 allele is associated with reduced delivery of DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, to the brain in cognitively healthy older individuals.

Dementia Caregiver Chronic Grief Management: A Live Online Video Intervention

Purpose: To test an online group intervention for decreasing caregivers' grief, depression, anxiety, and conflict after their family member transitions to a long-term care facility.

Diet and Cognitive Training for Mild Cognitive Impairment

Purpose: To test whether the MIND diet combined with Brain HQ cognitive brain training exercises improves cognitive performance in older adults.

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.

Dietary Modulation of Neuroinflammation in Age-Related Memory Disorders

Purpose: To test the effects of a cocoa-derived dietary supplement on brain structures, cognition, and inflammation in older adults with normal cognition.

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.

Early-Stage Partners in Care for Memory Loss and Dementia (EPIC)

Purpose: To test training for care partners and people with early-stage memory loss or dementia to reduce stress and increase well-being and quality of life.

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).

Enhanced Mediterranean Diet for Alzheimer's Disease Prevention

Purpose: To learn how certain dietary patterns affect memory and cognitive function in cognitively normal older adults.

Evaluation of an Online Decision Aid for Alzheimer's Genetic Testing

Purpose: To evaluate a prototype online aid designed to help people think through whether or not to undergo genetic testing for late-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Exercise Effects on Brain Health and Learning

Purpose: To understand and enhance the detection of exercise effects on hippocampal network function, learning and memory in older adults.

Exercise for Brain Health

Purpose: To compare the effects of moderate- and low-intensity exercise on brain function, cognition, and physical function in cognitively healthy, physically inactive older adults.

Genetic and Epigenetic Signatures of Translational Aging Laboratory Testing (GESTALT)

Purpose: To learn more about biomarkers and their relationship to aging.

Genetic Characterization of Movement Disorders and Dementias

Purpose: To learn more about the genetic causes of movement disorders and dementias.

High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements in Older Adults

Purpose: To test high and regular doses of vitamin D for treating vitamin insufficiency in older adults with low vitamin D.

iPad App for Neurocognitive Testing

Purpose: To test an iPad application for measuring neurological functioning.

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.

Improving Well-Being for Older Adult Family Dementia Caregivers

Purpose: To test interventions designed to reduce stress and improve physical and emotional health in older adults who care for a family member with dementia.

In-Home Technology for Caregivers of People With Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment

Purpose: To develop and evaluate an in-home supportive technology to help alleviate anxiety, burden, and loneliness in family caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, or mild cognitive impairment.

In-Home Technology for Dementia Caregivers

Purpose: To develop and evaluate in-home assistive technology to alleviate anxiety, burden, and loneliness in caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia.

Independent Walking in Older Adults for Brain Health

Purpose: To test the use of mobile health devices in helping older adults independently walk to improve cognitive health.

Individualized Online Care Planning Tool for Family Members of Persons With Dementia

strong>Purpose: To test an online care planning tool designed to provide individualized information to better serve the diverse needs of caregivers and care recipients living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.

Insomnia Therapy for People Living With Dementia and Their Caregivers

Purpose: To test cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia to improve the sleep of community-dwelling persons living with dementia and their caregivers.

Internet-Based Conversational Engagement Clinical Trial (I-CONECT)

Purpose: To examine whether increasing social interaction through face-to-face web-based conversations could improve cognitive function in older adults who are socially isolated.

Investigating Gains in Neurocognition in an Intervention Trial of Exercise (IGNITE)

Purpose: To examine whether a 12-month exercise intervention improves brain health in cognitively normal older adults.

Lifestyle Activities for Brain Health

Purpose: To evaluate the effect of exercise and healthy living education on brain health, cognition, and physical function in older adults with cognitive concerns.

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

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

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.

Lu AF87908 for Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose: To evaluate the safety and tolerability of Lu AF87908 in healthy participants and participants with Alzheimer's disease.

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.

MRI-Guided Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for MCI

Purpose: To test repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in adults with and without mild cognitive impairment.

Melatonin for Cognition and Brain Health in Aging

Purpose: To examine whether taking melatonin improves Alzheimer's disease biomarkers and cognitive function in older adults with and without mild cognitive impairment.

Middle-Aged Offspring of Late Alzheimer's Probands: Novel Cognitive and Biomarker Assessment (O-LOAD)

Purpose: To study imaging differences between children of parents with and without late-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Mind-Body Interventions for Healthy Aging

Purpose: To examine the impact of mind-body interventions on neurocognitive and emotional functioning in older adults.


Purpose: To study how genetics influences memory by analyzing adults' performance on a web-based memory test.

Mindfulness Training for African American Dementia Caregivers

Purpose: To assess telephone-based mindfulness training to alleviate caregiver burden for African American rural caregivers of people with moderate to severe dementia.

Mobile Web-based Behavioral Intervention for Improving Caregiver Well-being

Purpose: To test a mobile-based web intervention designed to reduce dementia caregiver distress and improve overall well-being.

Modified Story Memory Technique (mSMT) to Enhance Memory

Purpose: To evaluate a cognitive retraining program in cognitively healthy older adults and adults with mild cognitive impairment.

Multicultural Healthy Diet to Reduce Cognitive Decline

Purpose: To investigate whether an anti-inflammatory diet tailored to a multicultural population can improve cognitive functioning.

Music Training to Reduce Cognitive Decline

Purpose: To test whether music training can stave off cognitive decline in older adults with and without mild cognitive impairment.

NNI-362 in Healthy Older Adults

Purpose: To examine the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of single and multiple doses of the investigational drug NNI-362 in healthy older adults.

Neurofilament Biomarker for Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

Purpose: To determine if neurofilament light chain can be used as an early biomarker for frontotemporal lobar degeneration.

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.

Omega-3 Fatty Acid in Veterans at Risk for Alzheimer's

Purpose: To evaluate the effect of icosapent ethyl in veterans at increased risk of Alzheimer's.

Online Self-Management Workshop for Rural Dementia Caregivers

Purpose: To evaluate an interactive, online workshop designed to support isolated dementia caregivers in rural areas and reduce caregiver stress and depression.

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.

Physical Activity and Alzheimer's Disease (PAAD-2)

Purpose: To assess the effects of exercise on middle-aged cognitively normal adults who have a family history of Alzheimer's disease.

Positive Emotion Skills Training for Family Caregivers

Purpose: To test whether the practice of positive emotions can increase caregiver well-being and decrease the stress of caregiver burden.

Precision Rehabilitation to Counteract Age-Related Cognitive Decline

Purpose: To examine how different types of training activities affect older adults' cognitive function, brain structure, biomarkers of brain health and cognition, and physical function.

Preventing Alzheimer's Disease with Cognitive Training (PACT)

Purpose: To demonstrate the feasibility of a larger trial to test cognitive training for reducing mild cognitive impairment and dementia in older adults with normal cognition.

Promoting Adaptive Neuroplasticity in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Purpose: To test the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on memory in people with mild cognitive impairment.

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.

Role of the Nicotinic System in Cognitive Aging

Purpose: To examine the role of a subset of receptors in the brain, called the nicotinic system, in memory and thinking and healthy aging.

Safety and Tolerability of PNT001 in Healthy Adults

Purpose: To evaluate the safety and tolerability of PNT001 in healthy adults.

Sensory Enrichment for Older Adults

Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of multi-odorant enrichment on cognitive skills, olfactory function, and quality of life.

Sleep Intervention to Enhance Cognitive Status and Reduce Beta-Amyloid (SIESTA)

Purpose: To test the effects of cognitive behavioral training for insomnia (CBT-I) in older adults with symptoms of insomnia.

SmartPrompt Electronic Reminder Aid to Improve Everyday Function in People With Dementia

Purpose: To evaluate the use of SmartPrompt, a smartphone-based electronic reminder aid that is designed to help older adults with dementia perform daily tasks.

Strategic Training to Optimize Neurocognitive Functions in Older Adults

Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of a novel cognitive training approach in older adults using simulated games.

Strawberry Powder for Memory and Mobility in Obese Older Adults

Purpose: To test the effects of strawberry powder on cognition and mobility in cognitively normal obese 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.

Studying the Role of Inflammation in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases

Purpose: To better understand the role of the immune response, including inflammation, in Parkinson's disease (PD) and Alzheimer's disease (AD).

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 Tracer for Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose: To test a radioactive tracer, 18F-APN-1607, for showing tau protein patterns on brain scans of people with Alzheimer's disease.

Telephone Therapy for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Purpose: To test a telephone-based behavioral intervention designed to reduce anxiety and associated psychological distress in dementia caregivers.

The STELLA Collaborative: Using Technology to Advance Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Family Education and Support

Purpose: To study the use of a videoconference-based system known as Support via Technology: Living and Learning with Advancing Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias to provide education and support to family caregivers, as well as the person with dementia.

Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation for Modulation of Sleep and Cognitive Performance

Purpose: To investigate the effect of transcranial alternating current stimulation on sleep and cognitive performance in older adults.

Transcranial Electrical Stimulation to Improve Working Memory in Older Adults

Purpose: To test the effects of noninvasive stimulation on the brain to determine whether it can reset disconnections to stabilize or improve memory and cognitive function.

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.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Apathy in MCI

Purpose: To investigate the effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation in older veterans with mild memory loss and apathy.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Mild and Moderate Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose: To test a noninvasive brain stimulation therapy to improve cognition, including memory, in older adults and people with amnestic mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer's disease.

Translating a Dementia Caregiver Intervention Into a Mobile Application

Purpose: To develop and test a mobile health application, the CARE-well App, that will provide resources to support informal dementia caregivers.

Trial-Ready Cohort for the Prevention of Alzheimer's Dementia (TRC-PAD)

Purpose: To develop a trial-ready cohort for Alzheimer's disease prevention clinical trials.

U.S. Study to Protect Brain Health Through Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Risk (U.S. POINTER)

Purpose: To test the effects of lifestyle changes on memory loss and thinking in older Americans who are at risk for memory loss.

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.

Virtual Reality Exercise and Cognitive Training Program to Prevent Alzheimer's in At-Risk Older Adults

Purpose: To test the combined effects of visual cognitive training games and aerobic exercise to improve cognition in older adults with mild cognitive decline and who are at-risk for developing Alzheimer's disease.

Virtual Reality Video Game for Long-Term Memory

Purpose: To test whether a virtual reality game, called Labyrinth, improves long-term memory in older adults and people with mild cognitive impairment.