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  »DHA Study
  »Depression In Alzheimer's Disease Study (DIADS)
  »Huperzine
ν Current Clinical Studies
  »ARCC Projects

  »Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) Study
  »Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) study
  »MIRAGE
»Ongoing Clinical Studies (closed for enrollment)
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Current Medication Studies
DHA STUDY - This study will evaluate whether daily use of Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is able to stop or slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
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DEPRESSION IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE STUDY (DIADS) - This trial evaluates the efficacy and safety of sertraline for the treatment of depression in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
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HUPERZINE A (ADCS Clinical Trial) - Huperzine A is derived from the Chinese herb Huperzia serrata. Huperzine A may work like and compare favorably to cholinesterase inhibitors like Razadyne (formerly Reminyl), Exelon, and Aricept which are currently in use. However, there have been no controlled clinical trials outside China assessing its efficacy. The present study evaluates huperzine A in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
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» USC News article on Huperzine (02/03/2006)

Current Clinical Studies (No Medication)

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESEARCH CENTERS OF CALIFORNIA (ARCC) PROJECTS - For individuals who feel that they have a problem with their memory. At the first visit, a thorough evaluation is completed. At the follow-up family conference, a diagnosis and recommendations are provided.
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DIFFUSION TENSOR IMAGING (DTI) STUDY - This study is about brain imaging and to learn about connections between certain regions of the brain.
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SMALL INTESTINAL BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH (SIBO) STUDY - This study is about the relationship between bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine and memory problems in older people.
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MIRAGE - This study is part of a search for genes that lead to Alzheimer's disease.
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Los Angeles, CA. 90033
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