Perspective on the 'African American Participation in Alzheimer Disease Research: Effective Strategies' Workshop, 2018
The Washington University School of Medicine Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center's “African American Participation in Alzheimer Disease Research: Effective Strategies” Workshop convened to address research participation. This article discusses the specific limitation that Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia research programs have primarily been limited to non-Hispanic white persons. The report provides specific recommendations to increase research participation and retention of African Americans in research, including actionable next steps.
Denny A, et al. Perspective on the "African American participation in Alzheimer disease research: Effective strategies" workshop, 2018. Alzheimer’s & Dementia Journal. 2020;16:1734-1744. doi: 10.1002/alz.12160.