Local Research Opportunities
Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Research Study at Parkwood Institute, London, Ontario
Do you or someone you care about have a confirmed diagnosis of mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease? If so, they may be eligible for a research study of an investigational medication intended to lessen the symptoms.
Qualified participants must be:
- between the ages of 55-85
- currently taking or have previously taken standard medication for dementia
- and have a study partner who knows them well
Eligible participants will receive:
- study-related medical care
- study medication
- reimbursement of meal and travel expenses
Please call 519-685-4292 ext. 46600 for more information and to see if your relative may be eligible.
Cognitive Clinical Trials
The Cognitive Clinical Trials Group, Parkwood Institute, in London, Ontario was the first site in Canada to randomize a participant to a new study (A4 study) about memory loss, which is the first of its kind in the world. Here are two links to hear more about the project:
- CTV: New Alzheimer Treatment Studied
- LFP: Could treating its precursor slow the onset of Alzheimer's disease?
Contact the research line (519 685-4292 ext. 46600) or email [email protected]ca for more information about participating in the study.
Aging Brain and Memory Clinic in London
St. Joseph's Health Care in London offers the Aging Brain and Memory Clinic. The clinic's goals are to assess people with memory or cognitive impairment, and provide education for managing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Dementia.
The Clinic provides various services, including education, medications, and counseling, outpatient assessments and more.
For full program details, download their brochure here.
Waterloo Research in Aging Pool
The Waterloo Research in Aging Participants Pool (WRAP) was established by Dr. Myra Fernandes and Dr. Eric Roy to facilitate research in aging at the University of Waterloo.
The participant pool is a database that matches potential participants aged 60 and over with researchers in the Department of Psychology and Faculty of Applied Health Science, often in Department of Kinesiology.
For more information, visit their website.