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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)
  • Age 55-85 with diagnosis of mild to moderate AD
  • Study partner available for all visits
  • Willing to have dilated eye exams and MRIs
BAN2401
A 18 month infusion study to slow Alzheimer¿s disease (AD) progression
  • Diagnosis of MCI due to AD or mild AD
  • Study partner available for all visits
  • Willing to undergo MRI & PET scans
Gail Schwartz
gschwar@emory.edu
404-728-6395
Atomoxetine Clinical Trial:
A 6 month Trial of Atomoxetine in Subjects with Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • 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
Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative - GO
Pre-Mild Cognitive Impariment Study
  • Age 55-90
  • Mild memory complaint by subject or study partner
  • Study partner available for all visits
Janet Cellar
jcellar@emory.edu
404-728-6453
Cognitive Rehabilitation of Memory in Mild Cognitive Impairment
Examines changes in learning, memory, and brain activity
  • Diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment
  • Willing to undergo functional MRI
Justin Hartley
jhartl3@emory.edu
404-712-0936

Casey Bowden
ebowden@emory.edu
404-712-4321
Cognitive Aging Project
  • Women over age 60
  • Women with no memory problems or with mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's Disease
  • Willing to undergo MRI and annual cognitive tests
CeeCee Manzanares
cmanzan@emory.edu
404-727-9324
Caregiver Opportunities for Optimizing Lifestyles: A Research Opportunity for African American Caregivers (COOL-AD)
  • For people of African American heritage
  • For caregivers of a loved one with Alzheimer's Disease
  • Willing to participate in a group
Monica Parker, MD
404-727-8481
Development of a Biomarker for FTLD-TDP and FTLD-Tau
  • FTD patients with ALS
  • FTD patients with gait problems suggestive of PSP
  • FTD patients with other family members with FTD, ALS, or a tauopathy
  • FTD patients interested in future brain donation for autopsy studies
Cognitive Decline in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Natural History of FTD Subtypes
Emory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Honor Research Registry
Longitudinal study of changes in memory and other cognitive skills
  • Aging people over 65 with no memory problems
  • People of any age with mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer¿s disease or other forms of dementia
  • Interested in participating in additional research studies at the Emory ADRC
  • Study partner available to participate in visits
Letheshia Husbands
lhusban@emory.edu
404-728-6950
Registry for Remembrance
An initiative to increase awareness and participation in neurology research
  • Ethnic persons with African ancestry
  • Aging people over 60 with no memory problems or people of any age with mild memory problems or Alzheimer's
  • Study partner available to participate in visits
Letheshia Husbands
lhusban@emory.edu
404-728-6950