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Stanford Memory and Aging Study

Start: September 2014
End: April 2020
Enrollment: 200

What Is This Study About?

This study of aging and the brain is looking for healthy older adults to participate in brain imaging, genetic testing, memory testing, and analysis of proteins in the blood and spinal fluid. The goal is to develop biological markers to aid in better understanding, early detection, and treatment of Alzheimers Disease.

Do I Qualify To Participate in This Study?

Minimum Age: 60 Years

Maximum Age: 90 Years

Must have:

  • Healthy
  • Able to lie flat for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan
  • Available for 3 nonconsecutive visits (2 full days and 1 half day)
  • Right-handed

Must NOT have:

  • Unable to hear without aid
  • History of memory loss or neurological illness
  • Heart or vascular implants
  • History of arrhythmia
  • History of chemotherapy

If I Qualify, Who Do I Contact?

Contact study personnel listed either under the general study contact or the location nearest you.


Need Help?

Contact NIA’s Alzheimer’s and related Dementias Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center at 800-438-4380 or email ADEAR.

Where Is This Study Located?

Stanford Hospital and University
Stanford, CA 94305

Who Sponsors This Study?

Lead: Stanford University

Collaborator Sponsor

  • National Institute on Aging (NIA)

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