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Watch Mayo Clinic neurologist Ronald C. Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., discuss mild cognitive impairment on HBO — The Alzheimer's Project. Also watch Dr. Petersen discuss a Mayo Clinic mild cognitive impairment study and a Mayo Clinic study regarding the most effective methods to predict Alzheimer's disease on YouTube.

Researchers at Mayo Clinic study Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment and other conditions that affect your memory and thinking skills. Researchers study risk factors, predictors, diagnostic techniques and potential treatments for Alzheimer's disease and other conditions.

The Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center is jointly based in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jacksonville, Florida. These facilities are two of 29 Alzheimer's Disease Centers in the United States designated and funded by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Mayo Clinic is a key participant in the Arizona Alzheimer's Consortium.

You may have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials at Mayo Clinic. Read more about Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's disease research on Alzheimer's disease and inflammation and Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis.

Mayo publications

See a list of publications by Mayo doctors on Alzheimer's disease on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Research profiles

June 17, 2014