Participate in NIH Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

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By volunteering for a clinical study or clinical trial, you can become a partner in helping researchers discover new ways to potentially diagnose, treat, and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Anyone 18 or older can participate, including people with dementia or memory problems, healthy volunteers, caregivers, and family members.

Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias, and cognitive health? Learn about new and featured studies below or search for clinical trials and studies near you with the Clinical Trials Finder.

New and featured studies

Click on the trial name for details and contact information.

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Featured Registries and Matching Services

  • Alzheimer Prevention Trials (APT) Webstudy — Enroll to track memory and thinking skills, and learn about Alzheimer’s trials.
  • Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry — Get information and updates about participating in future Alzheimer’s prevention trials.
  • Brain Health Registry — Sign up for an online study of brain health and learn about possible study opportunities for Alzheimer’s and other brain disorders.
  • CADASIL Registry (New!) — Sign up to receive information about studies enrolling people who have or are at risk for cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), a rare genetic disorder affecting the small blood vessels in the brain.

Get more information about these and other Alzheimer’s clinical trials online. Or call the ADEAR Center at 800-438-4380 or email