Cognitive Skills in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease
Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital are looking for patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease to participate in a study of cognition.
Researchers in the Department of Neurology at MGH are looking for patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease to take part in a study entitled “Prospective evaluation of the sensitivity and specificity of cognitive tasks for diagnosis of the cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome.”
Your participation will lead to the development of a brief clinical test battery to screen for the cerebellar cognitive and affective syndrome (CCAS).
Participants will receive full neurocognitive testing and will be compensated with $30 and free parking.
You may be eligible to participate in this study if you meet the following criteria:
- Are 18 years or older.
- Have mild to moderate Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.
- Have no other known neurological or psychiatric conditions.
- Are able to come in for 1 visit lasting 3 hours, or 2 visits lasting 90 minutes each.
If you are interested in enrolling in this trial, please contact Franziska Hoche at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-726-3669.