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Progress in Alzheimer's and dementia research depends on clinical studies and eligible participants are needed to move this vital research forward.

Key Eligibility for U.S. POINTER

- 60 to 79 years of age
- Not a regular exerciser (generally less than three times per week)
- No current memory or thinking problems
- First degree family history of significant memory problems (mother, father, sibling)
- Live within an area where the study is being conducted
- Additional criteria evaluated at screening

Not eligible for this study? Learn about other Clinical Trials.

Study Locations

Wake Forest School of Medicine

Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Co-Principal Investigators:
Jeff Williamson, M.D. and Maryjo Cleveland, M.D.
Recruitment information:
Phone: 1.833.361.7591

UC Davis School of Medicine

Sacramento, California
Co-Principal Investigators:
Rachel Whitmer, Ph.D. and Sarah Farias, Ph.D.
Recruiting information:
Phone: 1.916.734.0121

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, Illinois
Principal Investigator:
Martha Clare Morris
Recruiting information:
Phone: 1.708.660.6463


Other Clinical Trial Opportunities

Contributing to progress in Alzheimer’s research is a highly valuable contribution to a better future for all. If you are not a potential fit for U.S. POINTER or do not live near a U.S. POINTER study site, there are many other important clinical trials underway that need participants.

Learn about studies that are currently recruiting participants by visiting and completing a TrialMatch profile online or call 1.800.272.3900 (press 1 for clinical trials). Completing a TrialMatch profile does not commit you to participating in a study.

Get U.S. POINTER Information

Whether you are a researcher or potential participant, use this contact information to receive answers to your questions regarding U.S. POINTER.

Phone: 800.272.3900

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