Genetics of Alzheimer's disease in Caribbean Hispanics

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    Recruiting
Updated on 24 January 2022
Accepts healthy volunteers

Summary

Type of study:

This study is interested in the genes that may cause Alzheimer’s.

This study asks:

What genes are involved in Alzheimer’s in Caribbean Hispanics?

This study is looking for.

Caribbean-Hispanic siblings who have Alzheimer’s, and their older family members.

Description

You could be eligible for this study if:

-You are of Caribbean-Hispanic background (Dominican Republic or Puerto Rico).
-At least three members of your family are willing to participate. This includes:
*Two siblings (brother-brother, sister-sister, or brother-sister pairs) who both developed Alzheimer’s after age 60, and
*Another family member over age 50 who may have memory loss, or
*Another family member over age 60 who does not have memory loss.

You may not be eligible for this study if:

-You do not meet all eligibility criteria, based on screening questions with the researcher.

Details
Condition Alzheimer's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, Memory Loss, *Healthy Volunteers
Clinical Study IdentifierTX249095
Last Modified on24 January 2022

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Additional screening procedures may be conducted by the study team before you can be confirmed eligible to participate.

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If you are confirmed eligible after full screening, you will be required to understand and sign the informed consent if you decide to enroll in the study. Once enrolled you may be asked to make scheduled visits over a period of time.

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Complete your scheduled study participation activities and then you are done. You may receive summary of study results if provided by the sponsor.

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