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  • 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.

  • Genetic testing for frontotemporal dementia
    Spring 2023 Newsletter

    The Easton Center’s Spring 2023 Newsletter highlights the new genetics research and the state-of-the-art Dementia Brain Bank of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

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  • Alzheimer's Association, Facts and Figures 2023 Report


    The Patient Journey In An Era Of New Treatments (report and image courtesy of Alzheimer's Association ®)

    Special Report
  • 2022 Turken Research Award Group photo

    Congratulations to Dr. Eleanor Hayes-Larson, epidemiologist and postdoctoral fellow at UCLA, for receiving the 2022 Turken Research Award! Photos include Dr. Vossel, Ms. Devermont (Turken donor), Dr. Hayes-Larson, Ms. Cooper Ortner (AlzLA), & Dr. Mayeda.

  • Alzheimer's Los Angeles, 2022 Making Memories Festival, Team UCLA Easton Center Photos

    Easton Center members were proud to support Alzheimer's Los Angeles’ 2nd Annual Making Memories Festival on Sunday, November 13, 2022.

  • 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 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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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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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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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.


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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