African Americans & Alzheimer’s Genetic Research Study: Help Us Continue to Find Answers.
Recruitment for the genetic study is still ongoing. Thanks to your commitment to make a difference, we have over 700 participants enrolled in the study. This participation level led to the discovery of a new gene, ABCA7, found In African Americans.
Despite the accomplishments we have more work to do.
- Two or more family members affected with memory loss or dementia
- Men and women affected with memory loss or dementia
- 60 years of age or older
Study participants will:
- Perform memory testing
- Complete consent forms
- Provide a blood sample
- Share medical history
- Receive monetary compensation
- Not have to travel
If you have an interest in participating, know of someone who may be interested, or would like additional information, please email us at:
Takiyah D. Starks, M.S. at: 888.248.2808