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
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
erin.carter@emory.edu
404-712-6838
A4 Study
3-year prevention trial
  • Cognitively normal
  • 65-85 years old
  • Study partner available for all study visits
Deborah Westover
dwestov@emory.edu
404-712-6807
ASCEND
2-year study of cardiovascular influences on AD
  • 45-65 years old
  • Family history of AD
  • Cognitively normal
Katrina Kelliebrew
kkellie@emory.edu
404-712-2654

Danielle Verble
danielle.d.verble@emory.edu
404-712-7085
Calibrex
1-year study of the relationship between high blood pressure and AD
  • Cognitively normal or MCI
  • 55 years of age or older
  • Hypertensive
Hina Ahmed
hina.ahmed@emory.edu
404-712-2036

Ihab Hajjar
ihabhajjar@emory.edu
CEDAR
1-year study on the effects of candesartan vs placebo in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
  • Subjective memory concerns
  • 50 years of age or older
  • Please contact study coordinator for other criteria for participation
Maureen Okafor
m.o.okafor@emory.edu
404-712-2881

Ihab Hajjar
ihabhajjar@emory.edu
CREAD
A 2 year infusion study to slow Alzheimer's disease (AD) progression
  • Diagnosis of MCI due to AD or mild AD
  • 50-85 yrs old
  • Study partner available for all visits
  • Willing to undergo MRI scans
  • Willing to undergo PET scan or lumbar puncture
Phyllis Vaughn
pvaughn@emory.edu
404-712-6901
HEART
9-month study of an FDA-approved blood pressure medicine to see if there are beneficial effects in the African-American population.
  • African-American
  • Parental history of AD
  • 45 years old and above
Katrina Kelliebrew
kkellie@emory.edu
404-712-2654

Danielle Verble
danielle.d.verble@emory.edu
404-712-7085
Aerobic Exercise and Cognitive Training in Older Adults
  • Aging people 65-89 years old without memory problems
Holly Hudson
Holly.Hudson@va.gov
404-321-6111 ext 7099
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
wthu@emory.edu
404-727-4174

Monica Parker
monica.willis.willis-parker@emory.edu
404-727-0648
MK8931-019
2-year trial for treatment of MCI
  • Diagnosis of MCI
  • Ages 50-85 years
  • Study partner available for all study visits
Phyllis Vaughn
pvaughn@emory.edu
404-712-6901
Effects of exercise intervention on aging-related motor decline
  • 60-89 years old
  • Cognitively normal or MCI diagnosis
Holly Hudson
Holly.Hudson@va.gov
404-321-6111 ext 7099
NeuroVision
4-day study of amyloid imaging in the retina
  • Individuals with MCI or Alzheimer's disease
  • Over 50 years of age
CeeCee Manzanares
cmanzan@emory.edu
404-727-9324
VASCULAR
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
tlthom5@emory.edu
404-712-7422

Ihab Hajjar
ihabhajjar@emory.edu