Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013
Principal Investigator: Tricia Thornton-Wells, Ph.D.
Other researchers: Tracy McGregor, MD William Petrie, MD
Alzheimer Disease is far more common in adults with Down Syndrome, but not every person with Down Syndrome will get Alzheimer Disease. Our study wants to find out more about the development of Alzheimer Disease in people with Down Syndrome, and you can help!
We ask parents/caregivers to answer questions:
We ask the adult with Down Syndrome to:
Participation in the study will require 1 to 3 trips to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. We'd like to see you every year for 3 years. The study will take approximately 8 hours total, which can be spaced out over 2 or 3 days, at your convenience.
If you choose to complete a release form, we can provide to your healthcare provider a copy of the cognitive testing results and/or the structural MRI scan.
Adults with Down syndrome between 30 and 75 years old
$20/hour for study tasks.
1 to 3 trips to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.
Adults in 3 groups:
Visit this investigator's people page to list all of their studies together.