Late Onset Alzheimer's Disease Study (LOAD)

Updated on 6 July 2021


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 will give a blood sample.
-You will have a phone call 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. 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 Frontotemporal Dementia, Vascular Dementia, Healthy Volunteer, Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia Lewy body Dementia
Clinical Study IdentifierTX249240
Last Modified on6 July 2021


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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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