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How Does Inflammation Affect the Aging Brain? Research Study Investigates Aging, Memory, and Immune Function.

Study category: Brain and Nervous System

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Description

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is looking for interested adults 60 and over to participate in a research study examining how inflammation influences brain health. Data gathered from this study will be used to better understand how inflammation may or may not disrupt thinking and memory. You may qualify if you are: - 60 years or older - In good general health - Have NOT been diagnosed with a memory disorder

Main Procedures Involved: Participation involves two research visits over the course of two years Procedures Include: -Memory and thinking tests -Health history questionnaires -Blood sample -Spinal fluid sample -MRI of brain -SARS-CoV-2 antibody test (results provided)

Duration of Participation: 2 Years

Details
Age

60 to 89 years

Phase

Not Applicable - Describes studies without FDA-defined phases, including studies of devices or behavioral interventions.

Type of Study

Observational

Compensation

$150.00

Location

University of Colorado Hospital

Principal Investigator
Brianne Bettcher,  PhD

Brianne Bettcher, PhD

Resources
Study ID

Protocol Number: 18-2607

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