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
EPOCH
A clinical trial testing a new treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD)
  • Diagnosis of mild to moderate AD
  • 55-85 year old
  • Study partner available for all visits
  • Willing to have dilated eye exams and MRIs
Phyllis Vaughn
pvaughn@emory.edu
404-728-6567
BAN2401
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
gschwar@emory.edu
404-728-6395
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
Lavezza Zanders
lzander@emory.edu
404-728-6392
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
Letheshia Husbands
lhusban@emory.edu
404-728-6950
A4 Study
3-year prevention trial
  • Cognitively normal
  • 65-85 years old
  • Study partner available for all study visits
Gail Schwartz
gschwar@emory.edu
404-728-6395
ASCEND
3-year study of cardiovascular influences on AD
  • 45-65 years old
  • Family history of AD
  • Cognitively normal
Whitney Wharton
w.wharton@emory.edu
404-728-6918
Tomorrow
5-year prevention trial
  • Cognitively normal
  • 65-83 years old
  • Study partner available for all study visits
Deborah Westover
dwestov@emory.edu
404-712-6807

Kyle Jennette
kyle.j.jennette@emory.edu
404-728-6307
DIAN Study
2-year prevention trial
  • Cognitively normal or MCI
  • 18 - 80 years old
  • Study partner available for all study visits
Gail Schwartz
gschwar@emory.edu
404-728-6395
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
mparke2@emory.edu
404-728-6950
MK8931-019
2-year trial for treatment of MCI
  • Diagnosis of MCI
  • Ages 50-80 years
  • Study partner available for all study visits
Phyllis Vaughn
pvaughn@emory.edu
404-728-6567
Starshine
TauRx
1 year study for treatment of bvFTD
  • Individuals with a diagnosis of behavioral variant Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Study partner available for all visits
  • Willing to undergo MRI
  • Age 80 or younger
Andrea Kippels
ajkippe@emory.edu
404-728-6443
Calibrex
1-year study of the relationship between high blood pressure and AD
  • Cognitively normal
  • Older than 60 years of age
  • Hypertensive
Ihab Hajjar
ihabhajjar@emory.edu
NeuroVision
4-day study of amyloid imaging in the retina
  • Individuals with MCI or Alzheimer's disease
  • Over 50 years of age
Phyllis Vaughn
pvaughn@emory.edu
404-728-6567
The Role of Sleep in Cognitive Decline in Normal Aging
  • Aging people 60-85 with no memory problems
  • Normal or corrected vision
Michael Scullin
Michael.scullin@emory.edu
404-728-4754
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
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
Holly.Hudson@va.gov
404-321-6111 ext 7099
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
Effects of Perceptual Interference on Memory in Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
  • Individuals with a diagnosis of MCI
Audrey Duarte
Audrey.duarte@psych.gatech.edu
404-894-2349