Clinical Research For

Alzheimer's Disease

With the help of clinical trial participants, we are learning about aging, memory, and potential new approaches to fighting Alzheimer's Disease

Although it may seem like progress is happening slowly, clinical trials, even failed ones, have provided important information for researchers to learn about the disease and potential treatments. These advances would not be possible without clinical trial participants and their care partners.

Participating in a Trial

Managing the emotional burden of dementia can be difficult and considering clinical trial participation may feel overwhelming. Understanding what will be expected of you before, during, and after the trial is important. Here is some information to support you through the learning curve. Talk with your primary doctor or the research team if you have additional questions.

Find an Alzheimer's Trial

Browse our list of current clinical trials to see if one of the trials is right for you, or sign up to receive Lilly Trials Alerts when new trials are listed or begin enrolling near you.

Alzheimer's Resources

Alzheimer's Blog with questions to ask your health care provider

Your Questions About Alzheimer's Research, Answered

Here are some answers to common questions about Alzheimer’s and dementia clinical trials to consider as you or your loved one determines whether or not a clinical trial is a good fit for you.

Lilly TrialGuide Blog on 5 things to know about Alzheimer's Research Participation

Alzheimer's Research Participation: 5 Things to Know

Several thousand people are currently needed for Alzheimer’s research studies in the United States alone. Explore five things to know about Alzheimer’s research study participation.

Elixir Factor Podcast

Brain Health & The Be Brain Powerful™ Campaign

Brain health is one of the most urgent issues for our healthcare system, our economy, and our country. Evidence is strong that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by making conscious lifestyle changes like regular physical activity and participating in social engagements. Listen to the podcast to learn more.

Elixir Factor Podcast on Courage and Caregiving

Courage & Caregiving

Caregiving can be one of the most stressful, emotional and physically exhausting jobs there is. Nearly half of all caregivers who provide help to other adults do so for someone living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. The role of the caregiver also goes way beyond just basic “day to day care”. They are also the “voice of the patient” and play a very important role in future solutions. Listen to the podcast to learn more.