Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013
Principal Investigator: Tricia Thornton-Wells, Ph.D.
We are starting a new study to understand how aging and memory problems are related to brain structure, brain function and genes. We want to learn how we can detect brain changes that are related to dementia before any symptoms are present.
We will ask you to:
If you are willing, we will also ask you to have a lumber puncture to measure proteins in your cerebrospinal fluid that are related to risk for Alzheimer disease.
Adults in 3 groups:
$20 per hour: The study will take approximately 9 hours total, which can be spaced out over 2, 3 or 4 days, at your convenience.
Participation in the study will require 2 to 4 trips to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.
322-3111 or (888) 717-4319