Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease

Purpose

To determine genetic and biochemical markers of Alzheimer’s Disease in order to better understand the disease course, create early detection techniques, and develop new treatments.


Procedures
A 20 minute visit involving:

  • Consent discussion
  • 3-4 tablespoon blood draw

Eligibility

  • Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Ability to provide a blood sample

For additional study information, please contact the study coordinator (contact information listed below).

Gender

Male
Female

Monetary compensation

No

Can be done from home

No

Keywords

Biomarkers, Alzheimer disease, Neurology, Dementia

Principal Investigator

Laura Ranum

Department

Neurology

Contact Information

Zachary.simon@neurology.ufl.edu

352-733-2385


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