Become a Member of the KU ADRC
In order to facilitate the advancement of care or research on brain aging and dementia, the KU Alzheimer's Disease Research Center maintains a membership program.
Our membership program is open to anyone who meets one of the following criteria:
- Local or regional clinicians and investigators
- Contributing to work that further develops the KU ADRC mission of advancing care, treatment or prevention of Alzheimer's Disease, brain aging and neurodegenerative disorders.
Benefits of Membership
Membership opens access to the following resources:
- Curated longitudinal data and biospecimens on over 400 individuals, characterized annually.
- Neuroimaging data and expertise.
- Well-characterized human participants for recruitment into studies.
- Educational and training opportunities and materials.
- Mitochondrial and metabolic expertise.
- Neuropathological support and human brain tissue.
- Data management and project design support.
- Trainees and mentoring opportunities through our Kansas Dementia and Aging Research Training Program.
- KU ADRC Developmental Project Program funding (available to Members with a KU affiliation).
Responsibilities of Membership
- Acknowledge use of KU ADRC facilities, cores, space or assistance (when appropriate) in research publications, presentations and new grant submissions (P30 AG072973, PI Swerdlow).
- Update the KU ADRC annually of publications, presentations and new grant submissions.
- Actively participate in the research and education programs.
- Develop interactions with other KU ADRC members as measured by joint publications, joint grants, or joint research activities.
- Review KU ADRC Developmental Project Program applications.