Apathy in Dementia Methylphenidate Trial 2 (ADMET 2) Save

Date Added
September 23rd, 2015
PRO Number
Pro00043151
Researcher
Jacobo Mintzer

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Keywords
Aging, Alzheimers, Brain
Summary

With this research study, we want to learn if methylphenidate (Ritalin® and others) helps people with Alzheimer's disease and apathy (lack of interest or concern for things that others find moving or exciting).

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Catherine Danner
843-724-2302
catherine.danner@rsfh.com

Effects of traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress disorder on Alzheimer's disease (AD) in Veterans using ADNI (DOD ADNI) Save

Date Added
March 19th, 2013
PRO Number
Pro00020335
Researcher
Jacobo Mintzer

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Keywords
Alzheimers
Summary

From the VA and military records, a sample of Veterans 50-90 years old who served in the Vietnam War and meet the criteria of each of the study groups, PTSD, TBI, and comparable controls will be obtained. Those subjects between 60-80 years of age will be selected first. Those between 50-59 years of age, as well as those over 80 years may be recruited later in the project should recruitment numbers be too low in the 60-80 year age range.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Marilyn Stuckey
843-740-1592
stuckeym@musc.edu

A Multi-Center Randomized Placebo-Contolled Clinical Trial Study of Citalopram for the treatment of Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease (CITAD) Save

Date Added
October 5th, 2009
IRB Number
18350
Researcher
Jacobo Mintzer

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Keywords
Aging, Alzheimers, Anxiety, Brain, Dementia, Geriatrics, Memory Loss, Mental Health
Summary

This study is designed to examine the effects and safety of citalopram in patients with Alzheimer's disease experiencing agitation or emotional disturbance. This study is 9 weeks long. In order to participate in this study, you must be at least 45 years old, have Alzheimer's disease and experience agitation. Participants cannot have depression. Participants may stay on approved memory medications for Alzheimer's disease.

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

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