Alzheimer’s Researchers Fight Delays Caused by COVID-19

GAP President John Dwyer and GAP-Net Site Roper St. Francis Healthcare Research and Innovation Center in Charleston, South Carolina were featured on LIVE 5 WCSC News about the need for Alzheimer’s clinical trials to begin again. CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – Medical experts are worried that the COVID-19 pandemic has put delays on the search for […]

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In the Wake of COVID-19: Trials Interrupted, Delayed, Cancelled

GAP President John Dwyer was quoted in AlzForum about the challenges and changes in Alzheimer’s clinical trials due to COVID-19. As Alzheimer’s research comes to, scientists are taking stock of the damage. In the academic world, the main cost was time (see Part 1 of this story). For most clinical studies, the damage was more tangible, with […]

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Critical Medical Research Put on Hold Amid Pandemic

GAP-Net Site, Brigham and Women’s Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment, and GAP President, John Dwyer, were featured on Boston 25 News talking about how Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial volunteers and researchers are getting back on track after COVID-19 setbacks. The pandemic has put a pause on critical medical research. At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, some […]

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Clinical Trials Press Forward in Age of COVID

GAP-Net site Great Lakes Clinical Trials in Chicago was featured in the Chicago Sun Times, where they discussed the difficulties of attracting Alzheimer’s disease trial participants during COVID-19. Jim Butler is receiving his monthly 45-minute infusion of drugs. What kind of drugs? He doesn’t know. Nor do the nurses administering them. Could be an experimental […]

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Results of GERAS-US Study Demonstrate Societal Cost Burden for Patients and Caregivers During Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Dorene M. Rentz, PsyD, from GAP-Net site Brigham and Women’s Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment, and Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School co-authored Costs of Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease in the United States: Cross-Sectional Analysis of a Prospective Cohort Study (GERAS-US)1. You can find the study posted in The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease […]

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Coronavirus Takes its Toll on Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation president, John Dwyer, was quoted on how GAP is supporting GAP-Net sites during the COVID-19 pandemic, emphasizing the importance of safety and remote clinical trial testing. The coronavirus pandemic is upending not only life as we knew it, but Alzheimer’s clinical studies as well. In the United States, Europe, and Australia, […]

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Researchers Struggling to Find Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial Participants

A site in the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation’s network, ClinCloud Clinical Research, was featured on FOX35 Orlando on March 4, 2020 at 6pm. Click here to watch the segment. MAITLAND, Fla. – Researchers have been spending years trying to cure Alzheimer’s Disease. We’ve seen several medical breakthroughs in Central Florida, but they are still running into problems. They […]

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