Clinical Trials & Research Studies

This chart is a summary of all actively enrolling studies. To see detailed descriptions of condition-specific research studies and clinical trials, please visit these links:

Research StudyEligibilityContact Person
A 18 month infusion study to slow Alzheimer's disease (AD) progression
  • Diagnosis of MCI due to AD or mild AD
  • 50-90 yrs old
  • Study partner available for all visits
  • Willing to undergo MRI & PET scans
Gail Schwartz
Atomoxetine Clinical Trial:
for people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
  • Diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Stable on Medications for 3 months
  • Study partner who can attend all visits
Tamara Attis
Emory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Honor Research Registry
Longitudinal study of changes in memory and other cognitive skills
  • Aging people with no memory problems
  • People of any age with MCI, Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia
  • Willing to participate in additional research studies
  • Study partner available to participate in visits
Erin Carter
A4 Study
3-year prevention trial
  • Cognitively normal
  • 65-85 years old
  • Study partner available for all study visits
Deborah Westover
2-year study of cardiovascular influences on AD
  • 45-65 years old
  • Family history of AD
  • Cognitively normal
Katrina Kelliebrew
DIAN Study
2-year prevention trial
  • Cognitively normal or MCI
  • 18 - 80 years old
  • Study partner available for all study visits
Gail Schwartz
Memory and Aging in African Americans and Caucasians
  • Age 55 - 90 with no memory problems or MCI or mild Alzheimer's
  • Study partner available for all study visits
  • Willing to have imaging & lumbar puncture
William Hu

Monica Parker
2-year trial for treatment of MCI
  • Diagnosis of MCI
  • Ages 50-85 years
  • Study partner available for all study visits
Phyllis Vaughn
1-year study of the relationship between high blood pressure and AD
  • Cognitively normal or MCI
  • 55 years of age or older
  • Hypertensive
Ellie Pourbohloul

Ihab Hajjar
4-day study of amyloid imaging in the retina
  • Individuals with MCI or Alzheimer's disease
  • Over 50 years of age
CeeCee Manzanares
The Role of Sleep in Cognitive Decline in Normal Aging
  • Aging people 60-85 with no memory problems
  • Normal or corrected vision
Michael Scullin
Effects of exercise intervention on aging-related motor decline
  • 60-89 years old
  • Cognitively normal or MCI diagnosis
Holly Hudson
404-321-6111 ext 7099
Right Frontal Activity in Older Adults: Does it Help or Hurt Word Retrieval?
  • Aging people with no memory problems
  • 65-89 years old
  • Right handed
Holly Hudson
404-321-6111 ext 7099
Aerobic Exercise and Cognitive Training in Older Adults
  • Aging people 65-89 years old without memory problems
Holly Hudson
404-321-6111 ext 7099
Effects of Perceptual Interference on Memory in Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
  • Individuals with a diagnosis of MCI
Audrey Duarte
The Tele-Savvy Program
A 6 week on-line education & training program for persons caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia.
  • Primary caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia
  • Access to a home computer with an internet connection
Ken Hepburn, PhD

Patricia C. Griffiths, PhD
VASCULAR studies the role of circulatory function on memory and the risk of Alzheimer┬┐s disease.
  • Cognitively normal or MCI
  • 50 years of age or older
Tiffany Thomas

Ihab Hajjar