Autoimmune Features of Neurodegenerative Disorders

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Updated on 24 January 2022
cognitive impairment
dementia
mild cognitive impairment
Accepts healthy volunteers

Summary

This study is looking for people over the age of 55 who have Alzheimer’s. The study is also looking for people who do not have Alzheimer’s, as a comparison. The study is interested in the relationship between cognition, health history, and immune factors.

Description

Study schedule:
 
Option 1- In-Person
-There will be one or two study visits
-At the visits, you will complete cognitive assessments, answer health questions, and give a sample of blood.
-Each visit will take 90 minutes or less.
 
Option 2- Remote
-If living in the five boroughs of NYC, Long island area, Westchester, Rockland or Putnam county in NYS, the remote option is available
-There will be 1 video visit and 1-2 home mobile phlebotomy visits.
-At the visits, you will complete cognitive assessments, answer health questions, and give a sample of blood.
-Video visit takes 30-60min; home mobile phlebotomy visit takes 10-20min.

Study activities may include: 
-Doing cognitive assessments and answering questions about your health. This may be in the form of interview-style conversations, paper-and-pencil questionnaires, computer tests, and/or other activities.
-Having a sample of blood taken from your arm vein, using a needle.

Treatment or experiment details:
-There is no treatment or experiment being tested in this study.
-Your blood sample will be tested for immune factors. The study is interested in the relationship between your cognition, health history, and immune factors.
 
Participants can participate remotely (via video visit/mobile phlebotomy)"
Contact:
Yaqian Xu
Phone:347-751-8218

Details
Condition Alzheimer's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, *Healthy Volunteers
Clinical Study IdentifierTX249099
Last Modified on24 January 2022

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