Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease

Join a Study

Our work is possible thanks to the generosity of our research participants — those with and without dementia. Their contributions lead to better understanding of and future treatments for these diseases.

How to Join

Step 1


Take Our Study Screener

Answer some questions to see if our research may be a good fit for you.

Take the Screener

Step 2


Eligibility Review

You will be contacted regarding study eligibility via email. Please note that if you are found to be ineligible for the study, we will not be able to provide specific feedback as to why.

Step 3


Get Ready for the Study

Study staff will be in touch to share study protocol and ask you to sign a consent form. If you have questions in the meantime, please review the frequently asked questions.


Research Studies

Browse a listing of research studies currently underway and led by Mesulam Center investigators.


Brain Donation

Essential for Developing a Cure

We accept brain donation from individuals currently enrolled in our research. If you have any questions about becoming a research participant, or if you are a participant and want to plan for brain donation in advance, please contact our research line at 312-926-1851 and we will return your call within 24 hours during normal business hours.

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