Frequently Asked Questions
23. How can people help test possible new treatments for Alzheimer’s?
People with Alzheimer's disease, those with mild cognitive impairment, those with a family history of Alzheimer’s, and healthy people with no memory problems who want to help scientists test new treatments may be able to take part in clinical trials. Participants in clinical trials help scientists learn about the brain in healthy aging as well as what happens in Alzheimer’s. Results of these trials are used to improve prevention and treatment methods.
To find out more about Alzheimer’s clinical trials, talk to your health care provider or contact the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center at 1-800-438-4380.
You can search for studies about a certain topic or in a certain geographic area by going to www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/clinical-trials.