UCI MIND Director Dr. Joshua Grill wrote an article for the Daily Pilot about the need for Alzheimer’s clinical trial research participants in Orange County. Read an excerpt below, and click here for the full article >
“Here in Orange County, we are home to the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, the UC Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND). And we are making progress. There will be one essential key to needed advances, however.
We need more people to participate in research, especially clinical trials of promising treatments. Clinical trial participants in Alzheimer’s research, much like the brave volunteers in past trials in AIDS and cancer research who have helped dramatically lessen mortality rates in those diseases, will almost certainly become the group that helps solve the Alzheimer’s crisis. And the first person to receive the next approved therapy for Alzheimer’s, or the first effective prevention, will do so in a clinical trial.” Read more >