Opportunities to participate in research at the Alzheimer's Disease Center

The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center has a number of clinical research studies that explore cognitive and functional change, caregiving, and clinical trials of new therapeutic agents. Participation in research is not a requirement to be evaluated at the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

Clinical trials

The Alzheimer’s Disease Center has an active clinical trials program. For more information on studies that are open for enrollment, contact:


Maria Levallois: 916-734-5245

Clinical Trial Studies Currently Enrolling Subjects

  • CREAD Study – Trial of Crenezumab in People with Early Memory Problems to Mild Alzheimer’s Disease

East Bay

Hongzheng Zhang: 925-357-6914

Clinical Trial Studies Currently Enrolling Subjects

  • A4 Study – Clinical Trial of Solanezumab for Older Individuals Who May be at Risk for Memory Loss

Pilot awards

The Alzheimer’s Disease Center has a competitive pilot program and awards two pilot grants each year. This program enables both new and established investigators to generate pilot data that can be used to advance Alzheimer’s research and enhance their ability to be competitive for extramural grants.

Download 2017 UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center Pilot Grant Application Instructions (doc) »
Download Prior pilot grant recipients (PDF) »

Resource sharing

The Alzheimer’s Disease Center is a resource for extensive clinical data and bio specimens for scientists who conduct research on Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Requests for information about our shared resources can be submitted through Dr. Lee-Way Jin at lwjin@ucdavis.edu .

Alzheimer's Disease Center research meetings

The Alzheimer’s Disease Center hosts two research meetings each month which provide a venue for those interested in obtaining feedback on research projects including works-in-progress. For those interested in attending or presenting at these meetings, contact Eduardo Delgadillo Alfaro.


2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Center Research Meetings

Thursday, 9 - 11 a.m.

Meetings are held in the Ellison Ambulatory Care Center, Room 3015A

March 10  |   March 24

April 14  |   April 28

May 19   |   May 26

June 16   |   June 23

July 14   |   July 28

August 11   |   August 25

September 8   |   September 22

October 13   |   October 27

November 10

December 8