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Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced practices in the United States, with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work together to ensure quality care and successful recovery.


Researchers at Mayo Clinic study Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, and other conditions that affect memory and thinking skills. Researchers study risk factors, predictors, diagnostic techniques, and potential treatments for Alzheimer's disease and other conditions. Read more about the focus of Alzheimer's disease research at Mayo Clinic here.

The Alzheimer's Disease Research Center is jointly based in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jacksonville, Florida. These facilities are two of 33 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 clinical trials opportunities here.


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

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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.

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Alzheimer's disease care at Mayo Clinic

Feb. 13, 2024