A Road Map to Research Participation
The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (MADRC) offers this eight-page guide and PowerPoint presentation on participating in Alzheimer’s disease clinical research. The PDF handout helps the reader learn about clinical trials and what it’s like to participate in a study at their center. This includes the screening process, study visits, different types of interventions, study medications, frequently asked questions, and resources for patients and caregivers. The slide presentation provides details about the MADRC, overview of the current research in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, why the center needs research participants, what the scientists are learning, and what it means to be a research participant.