Effects of Delivery Mode of Cognition Intervention in Early Alzheimer's Disease

2014-08-27 03:33:08 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to see if an intense two-week long cognitive training program helps the thinking ability of adults with very mild Alzheimer Disease. We anticipate that scores on clinical cognitive tests will be better after the training.


Twenty of the 30 subjects will be recruited to participate in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Scanning will be done while subjects perform a verbal learning task. Ten subjects will be scanned before and after the two week training. Another ten will be scanned twice at a two week interval before beginning the cognitive training.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care


Alzheimer's Disease


Cognitive Training


University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City
United States


Enrolling by invitation


University of Kansas

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:33:08-0400

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