[Remote] Genetic Studies in Familial Dementia

  • End date
    Nov 1, 2025
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    University of Miami
Updated on 2 June 2022
cognitive impairment
Accepts healthy volunteers


The purpose of this study is to identify genetic factors that contribute to or cause dementia (loss of memory) and related disorders across all ages and ethnic groups. This includes a number of neurological diseases such as early and late-onset Alzheimer disease, mild cognitive impairment, and other dementias.


Condition Dementia, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04680013
SponsorUniversity of Miami
Last Modified on2 June 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

years and older
Patients diagnosed with dementia, their family members and unrelated healthy controls without dementia

Exclusion Criteria

Individuals with competing diagnosis such as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Frontotemporal lobar degeneration, Multiple system atrophy, Corticobasal degeneration, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Huntington's disease, traumatic brain injury, drug or alcohol abuse, or schizophrenia, etc., unless family members of a dementia affected individual
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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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