CONTACT: JENNIFER CRONIN
2130 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-9917; fax(319) 335-8034
Release: May 5, 2000
Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease invited to participate in UI study
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Individuals with mild to moderate Alzheimer's Disease
are invited to learn if they are eligible to participate in a study being
conducted by University of Iowa Health Care researchers in the department
The researchers are studying an investigational medication for the disease,
which is characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive deterioration.
The trial will last for six months and involve multiple visits to the clinic
at two- or four-week intervals. Some subjects will receive placebos.
For information about the trial or the UI Alzheimer's Clinic, please call
Gregory Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., UI assistant professor of neurology, at (319)
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the
UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care,
medical education and research programs and services they provide.