Clinical Core

The Clinical Core is responsible for the Clinical Protocol, managing general IRB issues, coordinating all clinical matters with the performance sites, collecting all clinical data from performance sites, and handling the management of the clinical database.



Principal Investigators

Paul Aisen, M.D.
University of California, San Diego

Paul Aisen is Professor of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Director of the Alzheimer’s Diseases Cooperative study (ADCS). The ADCS has completed several clinical trials with major public health impact including studies of high dose vitamin E, studying the effects of estrogens on AD progression and examining the ability of Vitamin E and Aricept to prevent progression from MCI to AD.
Ronald Petersen M.D., Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic

Ronald Petersen is the Director of the ADC at Mayo Clinic and Professor of Neurology. He has carried out extensive studies in subjects transitioning from Normal to AD and has developed the concept of mild cognitive impairment (MCI).