User Account FAQs

How do I add co-investigators and research assistants so they can access ADNI data?

  1. After you log in to your account, click on “My Account” in the upper right corner.
  2. In the Project line “ADNI” click the “Update” button.
  3. Click the “Co-Investigator Update” Tab to review your co-investigators.
  4. Click “Add Investigator” and enter their information.
  5. Click “Add User” when your are done.
  6. When you have entered all of your co-investigators, click “Update”. They will be sent a confirmation email with information about logging in to the ADNI data archive.

How do I submit a manuscript for review?

  1. After you login, click “My Account”  in the upper right corner.
  2. Click the “Update” button, in the Project line for ADNI
  3. On the ADNI User Account Update webpage, select the “Publication Update” Tab
  4. Enter and upload your publication information
  5. Email your manuscript to the DPC, EDRAKE@BWH.HARVARD.EDU
Submitting a manuscript is a requirement of the ADNI data use agreement.

How do I download data?

If you are a new user, we suggest first consulting the LONI Image Data Archive User Manual, which provides step-by-step instructions about the Data Archive online system.

What is the current status of our application?

It takes approximately 1 week for your application to be approved. The online application form must be fully completed and include the investigator’s institutional affiliation and the proposed research to be conducted using ADNI data. In case you made an error, you can resubmit your application for ADNI Data. Specific inquiries can be directed to the ADNI Data Sharing and Publications Committee (DPC).

I cannot access my account

Part of the ADNI Data Use Agreement requires that you update your proposed analysis on an annual basis in order to keep your account activated. We send an email reminder a few weeks prior. If you fail to comply, your account will be deactivated. You may need to reactivate your account or reapply for data access. Contact the DPC to re-evaluate your account access.

Another possibility is that you may need to recover your password, see next entry.

I forgot my password

Click here to recover your password and access your Data Archive Account.

What are the IDA System Requirements?

The basic requirements are: