Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease Family Study

Study Status: 
Closed
Study Description: 

John H. Growdon, MD, of the Department of Neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital is conducting an outpatient research study on brothers and/or sisters who developed Alzheimer's disease on or after age sixty for a National Cell Repository for Alzheimer's disease.  To be eligible, a family must have two living brothers and/or sisters who developed Alzheimer's disease on or after age sixty.

 

The goal of the study is to find new genes that may play a role in the development of late-onset Alzheimer's disease and to understand how they work. There is no stipend, but any costs will be reimbursed.

Study Coordinator(s): 

Caroline A. Sullivan, BA

Tel:  617-643-5200

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Growdon 2003P000446 LOAD Brochure.pdf481.11 KB
Growdow 2003P000446 AD Genetics Brochure.pdf607.09 KB