South Carolina Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Core (ADCC) Save

Date Added
October 5th, 2009
IRB Number
11246
Researcher
Jacobo Mintzer
Keywords
Aging, Alzheimers, Anxiety, Brain, Dementia, Depression, Drug Studies, Genetics, Geriatrics, Memory Loss, Mental Health
Summary

This study is sponsored by ADCC at MUSC. Phase I is open to participants and consists of a clinical diagnostic interview only. This is a one time visit and does not have study medication associated with the study. There is no compensation for this study.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Marie Corbin
843-740-1592
corbinm@musc.edu

Experimental and Clinical Studies of Presbyacusis Save

Date Added
October 5th, 2009
IRB Number
E-607R
Researcher
Judy Dubno
Keywords
Aging, Brain, Ears, Geriatrics, Healthy Volunteer Studies, Hearing, Minorities
Summary

This project, funded by the National Institutes of Health, is being conducted to determine the effects of aging on hearing, understanding speech, and brain functions. This study will provide a scientific basis for diagnosis, rehabilitation and prevention of hearing loss due to aging. Volunteers who meet the eligibility requirements may enroll in this study, which will include measurements of hearing, making listening judgments of sounds, behavioral tasks, questionnaires, and MRI scanning of the brain. Participants 40 years of age and older with normal hearing or hearing loss are currently being recruited. Three visits of 2-3 hours each are required and scheduling is flexible.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Loretta Morris
843-792-5916
morrilj@musc.edu