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Dementia Research and Clinical Trials

Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers

The National Institute on Aging funds Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (ADRCs) at major medical institutions across the United States. Researchers at these Centers are working to translate research advances into improved diagnosis and care for people with Alzheimer's disease, as well as finding a way to cure and possibly prevent Alzheimer's.

For patients and families affected by Alzheimer's disease, the ADRCs offer:

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  • Help with obtaining diagnosis and medical management (costs may vary—Centers may accept Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance)
  • Information about the disease, services, and resources
  • Opportunities for volunteers to participate in clinical trials and studies and patient registries
  • Support groups and other special programs for volunteers and their families

Find an Alzheimer's Disease Center (ADRC)

Map of the Alzheimer's disease centers by city

Browse the list of ADRCs by State below.

ADRC Directory

Arizona

Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Center/Banner Alzheimer's Institute

Eric Reiman, M.D., Director
Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Center/Banner Alzheimer's Institute
901 East Willetta Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter YouTube
Information line: 602-839-6900
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 602-839-6999
Fax: 602-839-6906

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California

Stanford University

Victor W. Henderson, M.D., M.S., Director
Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
213 Quarry Road
Palo Alto, CA 94305
Website
Information line: 650-721-2409
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 650-723-6469
Fax: 650-723-7434

University of California, Davis

Charles S. DeCarli, M.D., Director
Alzheimer's Disease Center
University of California, Davis Medical Center
4860 Y Street, Suite 3900
Sacramento, CA 95817-4540
Website
Social media: Facebook YouTube
Information line: 916-734-5496
Director's email
Director's phone: 916-734-8413
Fax: 916-703-5290

Satellite Center:
UC Davis East Bay

John Olichney, M.D., Director
100 North Wiget Lane, Suite 150
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Information line: 925-357-6515
Director's email
Director's phone: 530-754-4529
Fax: 925-988-0697

University of California, Irvine

Frank LaFerla, Ph.D., Director
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
University of California, Irvine
2642 Biological Sciences III
Irvine, CA 92697-4545
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter YouTube
Information line: 949-824-3253
Director's email
Director's phone: 949-824-5315
Fax: 949-824-0885

University of California, San Diego

James Brewer, M.D., Ph.D., Director
Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
9444 Medical Center Drive, Suite 1-100
La Jolla, CA 92037-0948
Website
Social media: Facebook YouTube
Information line: 858-822-4800
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 858-534-1237
Fax: 858-246-1282

Satellite Center:
UC San Diego Hispanic Satellite and Outreach

James Brewer, M.D., Ph.D., Director
8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite C129
La Jolla, CA 92037
Social media: Facebook (Spanish)
Information line: 858-822-4800
Director's email
Director's phone: 858-534-1237

University of California, San Francisco

Bruce L. Miller, M.D., Director
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
University of California, San Francisco Memory and Aging Center
675 Nelson Rising Lane, Suite 190
San Francisco, CA 94143
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter YouTube
Information line: 415-476-3722
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 415-476-5591
Fax: 415-476-0213

University of Southern California

Helena Chui, M.D., Director
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
University of Southern California
Healthcare Consultation Center II
1520 San Pablo Street, Suite 3000
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter YouTube
Information line: 323-442-7600
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 323-442-7686
Fax: 323-442-7689

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Connecticut

Yale University

Stephen Strittmatter, M.D., Ph.D., Director
Yale University Alzheimer's Disease Center
295 Congress Ave, BCMM 436D
New Haven CT 06519
Website
ADRC email
Director's email
Information line: 203-785-4736
Director's phone: 203-785-4878
Fax: 203-785-5098

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Florida

Mayo Clinic

Neill Graff-Radford, M.D., Associate Director
Memory Disorder Clinic
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Website
Information line: 904-953-6523
Director's email

* The Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center has two branches, one in Jacksonville, FL and one in Rochester, MN.

University of Florida Alzheimer's Disease Center

Todd E. Golde, M.D., Ph.D., Director
1Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
University of Florida
Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease
1275 Center Drive, BMS J-497
P.O. Box 100159
Gainesville, FL 32610-0159
Website
Information line: 352-273-7425
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 352-273-9458
Fax: 352-392-8347

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Georgia

Emory University

Allan I. Levey, M.D., Ph.D., Director
Goizueta Alzheimer's Disease Center
Emory Brain Health Center
12 Executive Park Drive
Atlanta, GA 30329
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter YouTube
Information line: 404-712-6838
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 404-727-7220
Fax: 404-728-6685

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Illinois

Northwestern University

M. Marsel Mesulam, M.D., Director
Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease
Feinberg School of Medicine
300 E. Superior Street, Tarry 8
Chicago, IL 60611
Website
Social media: Facebook
Information line: 312-908-9339
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 312-908-9339
Fax: 312-908-8789

Rush University Medical Center

David A. Bennett, M.D., Director
Rush University Alzheimer's Disease Center
Armour Academic Center
600 South Paulina Street, Suite 130
Chicago, IL 60612
Website
Information line: 312-942-0050
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 312-942-2362
Fax: 312-563-4605

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Indiana

Indiana University

Andrew Saykin, PsyD., Director
Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center
IU Health Neuroscience Center
Indiana University School of Medicine
355 West 16th Street, Suite 4100
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter
Information Line: 317-963-7599
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 317-963-7501
Fax: 317-963-7547

Satellite Center:
Healthy Aging Brain Center

Sandra Eskenazi Center for Brain Care Innovation
Malaz A. Boustani, M.D., Director
Eskenazi Health
720 Eskenazi Ave.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
Website
Information line: 317-880-2224
Director's email
Director's phone: 317-274-9235
Fax: 317-880-0412

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Kansas

University of Kansas

Russell H. Swerdlow, M.D., Director
KU Alzheimer's Disease Center
KU Clinical Research Center
4350 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Fairway, KS 66205
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter
Information line: 913-588-0555
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 913-588-0970
Fax: 913-945-5035

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Kentucky

University of Kentucky

Linda Van Eldik, Ph.D., Director
University of Kentucky Alzheimer's Disease Center
Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Clinic
101 Sanders-Brown Building
800 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0230
Website
Social media: Facebook
Information line: 859-323-6040
Director's email
Director's phone: 859-257-5566
Fax: 859-323-2866

Satellite Center:
Minority Gateway Clinic

Charles D. Smith, M.D., Director
UK Polk-Dalton Clinic
217 Elm Tree Lane
Lexington, KY 40507
Information line: 859-323-5550
Director's email
Director's phone: 859-218-5029

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Maryland

The Johns Hopkins University

Marilyn Albert, Ph.D., Director
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Johns Hopkins University
1620 McElderry Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
Website
Information line: 410-502-9272
Director's email
Director's phone: 410-614-3040
Fax: 410-502-2189

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Massachusetts

Boston University

Neil Kowall, M.D., Director
Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Boston University School of Medicine
72 East Concord Street, B-7800
Boston, MA 02118
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter
Information line: 888-458-2823
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 857-364-4831
Fax: 617-358-6545

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Bradley T. Hyman, M.D., Ph.D., Director
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology
CNY 114-2009
16th Street
Charlestown, MA 02129
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter
Information line: 617-726-3987
Director's email
Director's phone: 617-726-2299
Fax: 617-724-1480

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Michigan

University of Michigan

Henry Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., Director
University of Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center
2101 Commonwealth Boulevard, Suite D
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter YouTube
Information line: 734-936-8803
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 734-615-5632
Fax: 734-764-6444

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Minnesota

Mayo Clinic*

Ronald C. Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., Director
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Department of Neurology
200 1st Street S.W.
Rochester, MN 55905
Website
Information line: 507-284-1324
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 507-538-0487
Director's fax: 507-538-6012
Main fax: 507-538-0878

* The Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center has two branches, one in Rochester, MN and one in Jacksonville, FL.

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Missouri

Washington University in St. Louis

John C. Morris, M.D., Director
Knight Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
4488 Forest Park Avenue, Suite 101
St. Louis, MO 63108
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter
Information line: 314-286-2881
Director's email
Director's phone: 314-286-2441
Fax: 314-286-2763

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New York

Columbia University

Scott A. Small, M.D., Director
Columbia University Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Sergievsky Center
630 West 168th Street, PH 18
New York, NY 10032
Website
Information line: 212-305-2447
Director's email
Director's phone: 212-305-9194
Fax: 212-342-4554

Satellite Center:
ADRC Northern Manhattan Community Satellite

Memory Disorders - 1st Floor
Lawrence S. Honig, M.D., Ph.D., Director
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
Information line: 212-543-5853
Director's email
Director's phone: 212-305-9194

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Mary Sano, Ph.D., Director
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Department of Psychiatry
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1230
New York, NY 10029
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter
Information line: 212-241-8329
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 718-741-4228
Fax: 212-996-0987

New York University

Thomas Wisniewski, M.D., Director
NYU Alzheimer's Disease Center
Center for Cognitive Neurology
145 East 32nd Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
Website
Information line: 212-263-8088
Director's email
Director's phone: 212-263-3210
Fax: 212-263-6991

Satellite Center:
Alzheimer's Disease Center Multicultural Program

Karyn Marsh, Ph.D., Director
New York University
Langone Medical Center
145 East 32nd Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 11216
Website
Information line: 212-263-3201
Director's email
Director's phone: 212-263-2617

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North Carolina

Wake Forest University

Suzanne Craft, Ph.D., Director
Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Prevention
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157
Website
Information line: 336-716-6463 or 855-381-6463
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 336-713-8830
Fax: 336-713-8826

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Oregon

Oregon Health and Science University

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D., Director
Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center
Mail Code 131
3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter
Information line: 503-494-6695
Director's email
Director's phone: 503-494-6976
Fax: 503-494-7499

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Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

John Q. Trojanowski, M.D., Ph.D., Director
Penn Memory Center
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, South Pavilion 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter
Information line: 215-898-9979
Director's email
Director's phone: 215-662-6399
Fax: 215-615-4695

University of Pittsburgh

Oscar Lopez, M.D., Director
Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
UPMC Montefiore, 4th floor, Suite 421
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Website
Information line: 412-692-2700
Director's email
Director's phone: 724-935-1500
Fax: 412-692-2710

Satellite Center:
Alzheimer's Outreach & Resource Center

Hill House Association
Oscar Lopez, M.D., Director
1835 Centre Avenue, Suite 230
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Website
Information line: 412-261-0742
Director's email

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Texas

University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center

Roger N. Rosenberg, M.D., Director
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75390-9129
Website
Social media: Twitter
Information line: 214-648-3111
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 214-645-8300
Fax: 214-645-9141

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Washington

University of Washington

Thomas Grabowski, M.D., Director
University of Washington Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Box 359791
Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Website
Information line: 855-744-0588
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 206-616-0021
Fax: 206-897-4688

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Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin

Sanjay Asthana, M.D., Director
Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
600 Highland Avenue
J5/1 Mezzanine
Madison, WI 53792-2420
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter YouTube
Information line: 608-265-0407
ADRC email
Director's email
Director's phone: 608-265-5862
Fax: 608-280-7165

Satellite Center:
Wisconsin ADRC Minority Recruitment Satellite Program

Dorothy Edwards, Ph.D., Director
J5/1 Mezzanine
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792
Information line: 608-263-2582
Director's email

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National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center (NACC)

The Center coordinates data collection and fosters collaborative research among ADRCs.

Walter Kukull, Ph.D., Director
National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center
4311 11th Avenue NE, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98105
Website
Social media: Facebook Twitter
Information line: 206-543-8637
Email
Fax: 206-616-5927