Participate in Research
There are many different types of clinical research studies being conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins. This includes numerous studies on topics related to healthy aging, memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, and dementias due to Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
Why are clinical research studies important?
Clinical research studies are designed to improve our understanding of healthy aging and diseases that cause memory loss and dementia; to find improved treatments for these diseases; to find ways of reducing risk for memory disorders; and to test interventions designed to improve the support and care received by persons with dementia and their caregivers.
What different types of clinical research studies are underway?
There are many different types of clinical research studies underway at the Johns Hopkins Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. These can be broadly classified into two categories:
Who can participate?
There are research opportunities for everyone, including:
- individuals who have no problems with their memory;
- individuals with mild memory problems;
- patients diagnosed with dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders.
There are many studies of each type ongoing at the Johns Hopkins Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. The studies vary in terms of the criteria for who can be included.
Participate in Research Form
If you are interested in being contacted about opportunities to participate in research studies on aging and memory loss associated with the Center, please complete the ‘Participate in Research’ form.