Memory Loss | Screening for Memory Studies

Memory Loss research study

What is the primary objective of this study?

We hope to recruit participants into various clinical trials and research projects.

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: - Age 55 or over. Exclusion Criteria: - Major psychiatric problems. - Major medical problems. - Aversion to test-taking.

Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?

Memory Loss

Memory Deficits


Study Interventions

Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.

Behavioral:Memtrax Memory screening testMemory Screening test

Study Arms

Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.

Older AdultsPersons over age 60 Participants will complete the Memtrax memory screening test

Study Status

Active, not recruiting

Start Date: June 2007

Completed Date: December 2019


Type: Observational


Primary Outcome:

Secondary Outcome:

Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references

Principal Investigator: J. Wesson Ashford Jr., MD, PhD

Lead Sponsor: John Wesson Ashford Jr

Collaborator: VA Office of Research and Development

More information:

Ashford JW, Borson S. Primary care screening for dementia and mild cognitive impairment. JAMA. 2008 Mar 12;299(10):1132-3; author reply 1133-4. doi: 10.1001/jama.299.10.1132-b.

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