Opportunities to participate in research at the Alzheimer's Disease Center

The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center has a number of clinical research studies that explore cognitive and functional change, caregiving, and clinical trials of new therapeutic agents. Participation in research is not a requirement to be evaluated at the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

Clinical trials

The Alzheimer’s Disease Center has an active clinical trials program. For more information on studies that are open for enrollment, contact:


Maria Levallois: 916-734-5245

Clinical Trial Studies Currently Enrolling Subjects

  • CREAD Study – Trial of Crenezumab in People with Early Memory Problems to Mild Alzheimer’s Disease

East Bay

Hongzheng Zhang: 925-357-6914

Clinical Trial Studies Currently Enrolling Subjects

  • A4 Study – Clinical Trial of Solanezumab for Older Individuals Who May be at Risk for Memory Loss

Pilot awards

The Alzheimer’s Disease Center has a competitive pilot program and awards two pilot grants each year. This program enables both new and established investigators to generate pilot data that can be used to advance Alzheimer’s research and enhance their ability to be competitive for extramural grants.

Download 2017 UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center Pilot Grant Application Instructions (doc) »
Download Prior pilot grant recipients (PDF) »

Resource sharing

The Alzheimer’s Disease Center is a resource for extensive clinical data and bio specimens for scientists who conduct research on Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Requests for information about our shared resources can be submitted through Dr. Lee-Way Jin at lwjin@ucdavis.edu .

Alzheimer's Disease Center research meetings

The Alzheimer’s Disease Center hosts two research meetings each month which provide a venue for those interested in obtaining feedback on research projects including works-in-progress. For those interested in attending or presenting at these meetings, contact Eduardo Delgadillo Alfaro.


2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Center Research Meetings

Thursday, 9 - 11 a.m.

Meetings are held in the Ellison Ambulatory Care Center, Room 3015A

Jan 21  |  Jan 28

Feb 18 | Feb 25

Mar 17 | Mar 24

Apr 14 | Apr 21 | Apr 18

May 12 | May 19 | May 26

Jun 16 | Jun 23 | Jun 30

Jul 14 | Jul 21 | Jul 28

Aug 11 | Aug 18 | Aug 25

Sept 15 | Sept 22 | Sept 29

Oct 13 | Oct 20 | Oct 27

Nov 10

Dec 15 | Dec 22