Easton Center Kagan Clinical Trials Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Development Program


Clinical studies are the primary way that researchers/scientists/physicians find out if a promising treatment is safe and effective for patients or if some treatments are more effective than others.

J.D. French Alzheimer’s Foundation Endowed Chair Award

Dr. Vossel received the Michael M. Minchin, Jr., President, J.D. French Alzheimer’s Foundation Endowed Chair Award. Deeply grateful to the Minchin Family and French Foundation.

2022 Alzheimer’s Association's Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The UCLA Easton Center Team joined the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Santa Monica on Sunday, Oct 23, 2022, to provide information and show support to the many families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease. 

UCLA Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Research and Care - Autumn 2022 Newsletter

Autumn 2022 Newsletter

The Easton Center’s Autumn 2022 Newsletter covers new biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease and the Drug Discovery Lab’s Oskar Fischer Prize to study new Alzheimer’s disease therapeutics that target ApoE4.

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UCLA Easton Center 2022 Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

Dr. Vossel's exclusive interview with Alex Cohen about Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month on Spectrum News 1 SoCal Inside the Issues.

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UCLA Easton Center Wide-Team


Alzheimer's Association, Facts and Figures 2022 Report


More Than Normal Aging: Understanding Mild Cognitive Impairment (report and image courtesy of Alzheimer's Association)

Special Report

The Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Care at UCLA (UCLA Easton Center) is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, in our research, care, and support of people, families, and communities living with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Alzheimer’s disease affects our growing aging population, projected to increase exponentially to 13 million in the US by 2050. The Easton Center is fully committed to serving all people, their families, and communities impacted by this disease.

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Potential cure for brain disorder


If you or a loved one is experiencing from memory problems, there are many reasons to be assessed by a physician who specializes in this area.

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UCLA Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Research and Care - Caregiver Support Groups


We have 9 Caregiver Support Groups for family caregivers seeking a supportive environment.

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UCLA Alzheier's and Dementia Patient care resources and materials


Our resource library comprises information on patient care and well-being of caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's and related dementias.

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Why Participate?

  • Have regular contact with the research team.
  • Receive state-of-the-art care and talk with experts who have practical experience.
  • Find new ways to cope with present challenges.
  • Learn new insights into what to expect in the future.
  • Make valuable contributions to the knowledge that will help future patients.
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Clinical Trials

Participating in clinical trials help gains crucial discoveries from a new treatment for scientists to advance their research.

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Observational Research Studies

Researchers collect data from observational studies to address the importance of risk factors that links to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Brain Donation

This program refers to brain donation through autopsy. Neuropathological studies have produced some of the most dramatic breakthroughs in understanding and diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease.

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