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About Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®

About Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch

Overview


Welcome to Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®, a free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service that connects individuals with Alzheimer's, caregivers, healthy volunteers and physicians with current studies. Our continuously updated database of 130+ Alzheimer's clinical trials includes both pharmacological (drug) and non-pharmacological (non-drug) studies being conducted at nearly 500 trial sites across the country.


We need your help to advance research


Through clinical trials, researchers test new ways to detect, treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Recruiting and retaining clinical trial participants is now the greatest obstacle, other than funding, to developing the next generation of Alzheimer's treatments.

We need your help. Without participation, finding a cure is virtually impossible.

People with Alzheimer's, caregivers and healthy volunteers are all needed today to participate in Alzheimer's and dementia research.

When you join a clinical trial, you have an opportunity to participate in vital research that could change the course of this disease and improve the lives of all those it affects. Your participation in clinical trials gives us optimism for today and promise for the future. Use the TrialMatch service above to find a clinical trial now.

Information to share with your family
If you are thinking about joining a clinical trial, talk with your family. Share a TrialMatch brochure with them. It explains how to use the service and the types of Alzheimer's-related clinical trials being conducted across the country.
TrialMatch brochure

Also talk with your doctor.

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How to use TrialMatch


Step 1

Access TrialMatch at the top of this page or call our toll-free number, 1-800-272-3900, 7 a.m.-8:30 p.m. CT, Monday–Friday.

Step 2

Complete a brief questionnaire, either online or over the phone, to create a profile.

Step 3

The Alzheimer's Association will compare your unique profile to its comprehensive, continually updated clinical trial database.

Step 4

 

With your permission, a TrialMatch specialist will contact you to provide a list of trials that match your specific eligibility and criteria.

Where do trial listings come from?


The trial listings in the Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch come from publicly available sources, such as clinicaltrials.gov from the National Institutes of Health. In addition, direct outreach is being made to a wide variety of research facilities and trial sites across the country to include their Alzheimer's/dementia studies in the database. Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch only lists trials and studies that have Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval. This is a committee that approves, monitors and reviews research involving humans to protect the rights and welfare of the research subjects. Trials are also subject to additional vetting by the Alzheimer's Association prior to being listed to ensure that listings only include credible trials and investigators.

Catalyst to progress

Since its debut in July 2010, Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch has matched more than 8,500 people to Alzheimer's clinical trials based on their diagnosis, preferences and location.