Language And Cognitive Impairment In Parkinson's Disease
This study is designed to determine the changes in the brain that occur during conditions of verbal stimulation in patients who have Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease with Dementia or Dementia with Lewy Bodies.
Conceptual Processing in Alzheimer’s Disease
The purpose of this study is to evaluate memory, language and cognitive difficulties in patients with AD. AD is a neurological disease where a specific part of the brain is not functioning well. A clinical diagnosis of AD needs to be confirmed in all participants prior to participation in the ...
The Neural Basis for Frontotemporal Degeneration
The purpose of this research study is to develop a better understanding of the genetic causes for frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), as well as Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). These conditions include difficulty with language and speaking, organization and planning, memory, and/or a behavior or personality change. ...
The Neural Basis for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
The purpose of this study is to evaluate memory, language and cognitive difficulties in patients with ALS. ALS is a neurological disease that affects nerve cells (motor neurons) in the brain and spinal cord. This condition largely affects the muscles however there are some individuals who also experience other neurological ...
The Generation study is a clinical research study for individuals ages 60 to 75 with an increased genetic risk of developing clinical symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. The study is enrolling persons who have two copies of the APOE4 gene An employee of the investigative site or an immediate family member ...
Biomarkers in Neural Disorders
This study is looking at ways to identify people with early Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases by sensory testing. We are trying to find out if these tests are able tell apart healthy people, people with PD or AD, and people with other neurological diseases.