Alzheimer's Disease Family Based Study (AD FBS)

Updated on 4 May 2023
Online studies
Accepts healthy volunteers


This study is looking for people who have Alzheimer’s or a related dementia, and also have family members who have Alzheimer’s. The study is interested in the genetics of Alzheimer’s risk.


Study schedule:
-The study start visit will take 60-90 minutes. It will be over in person or over the phone.
-You will answer questions about your health and family history.
-You will complete a cognitive assessment
-You may give an optional blood or saliva sample for genetic testing.
-You will complete a brief COVID Impact Survey
-You will have a phone call or in-person visit every year. It will take 30-50 minutes. You will answer questions and complete a cognitive assessment. 

Study activities may include:
-Answering questions about your health and family history.
-Completing cognitive assessments.
-Having a blood sample drawn from your arm vein, using a needle or a saliva collection.
  • For qualifying families, genetic counseling and testing will be provided by the study site
Treatment or experiment details:
-There is no treatment or experiment being tested in this study.
-This study is interested in the genetics of Alzheimer’s risk.

Condition Healthy Volunteer, Frontotemporal Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia, Dementia Lewy body Dementia
Clinical Study IdentifierTX249240
Last Modified on4 May 2023


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What happens next?
  • You can expect the study team to contact you via email or phone in the next few days.
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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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