Organizations

Alzheimer's Association

225 N. Michigan Avenue, 17th Floor

Chicago, IL 60601

800-272-3900 or 312-335-8700

alz.org e-mail: [email protected]

This nonprofit organization supports research on treatments for Alzheimer's disease and provides information and support to families. The association has about two hundred local chapters.

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center

800-438-4380

alzheimers.org

This site, associated with the National Institute on Aging, offers comprehensive information on Alzheimer's disease and a link to clinical trials.

ClinicalTrials.gov clinicaltrials.gov

This is an Internet portal, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, leading to comprehensive information on clinical trials for all diseases.

Dana Foundation

745 Fifth Avenue, Suite 900

New York, NY 10151

212-223-4040

dana.org e-mail: [email protected]

The Dana Foundation, which finances neurological and other health research, is a nonprofit organization of more than two hundred scientists dedicated to advancing education about brain research.

Harvard Center for Neurodegeneration and Repair

Goldenson Building Room 524 Harvard Medical School 220 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02115 617-432-3370 hcnr.med.harvard.edu

Launched in 2001, the HCNR is a decentralized community of Harvard Medical School neuroscientists and neurology researchers working in the medical school and eight affiliated teaching hospitals. The HCNR supports the movement of basic discoveries in the field of neurodegenerative disease from the bench, through basic research, and on to clinical trials. The mission of the HCNR is to speed the process by which relevant discoveries reach the patient population.

InteliHealth intelihealth.com

This website features consumer health information and research news from Harvard Medical School as well as other top health care organizations, including the National Institutes of Health.

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation macfound.org

This organization, which supported the landmark MacArthur Foundation Study of Aging in America, finances research on the brain and other subjects. You can search for the most recent studies at this website.

National Institute of Mental Health 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892 866-615-6464 or 301-443-4513 nimh.nih.gov e-mail: [email protected]

This National Institutes of Health branch is a source of information on depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

NIH Neurological Institute

Bethesda, MD 20824

800-352-9424 or 301-496-5751

ninds.nih.gov

Another branch of the National Institutes of Health, this institute provides information about Alzheimer's disease, stroke, and other neurological disorders, including the latest findings on drug treatments.

National Institute on Aging Building 31, Room 5C27 31 Center Drive, MSC 2292 Bethesda, MD 20892 301-496-4000 nia.nih.gov

This branch of the National Institutes of Health posts information on its website about the latest research on aging and age-related health conditions.

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