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Leveraging African American Family Connectors for Alzheimer’s Disease Genomic Studies

This article describes a strategy to recruit African American families into an Alzheimer’s disease genomic study. The strategy leveraged “family connectors” — trusted individuals within a family who served as a point of contact but did not need to be eligible for the study.

Byfield G, et al. Leveraging African American family connectors for Alzheimers disease genomic studies. Alzheimers & Dementia. 2023. Epub May 22. doi: 10.1002/alz.13106. 

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