Conceptual Processing in Alzheimer’s Disease
The purpose of this study is to evaluate memory, language and cognitive difficulties in patients with AD. AD is a neurological disease where a specific part of the brain is not functioning well. A clinical diagnosis of AD needs to be confirmed in all participants prior to participation in the ...
Language And Cognitive Impairment In Parkinson's Disease
This study is designed to determine the changes in the brain that occur during conditions of verbal stimulation in patients who have Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease with Dementia or Dementia with Lewy Bodies.
The Neural Basis for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
The purpose of this study is to evaluate memory, language and cognitive difficulties in patients with ALS. ALS is a neurological disease that affects nerve cells (motor neurons) in the brain and spinal cord. This condition largely affects the muscles however there are some individuals who also experience other neurological ...
Unique Brainstem Biomarkers of Early Parkinson's Disease
We believe we have a unique biomarker for Parkinson's(PD) that also may be useful to tell apart healthy people, and people with other neurological diseases based on smell tests and blink reflex, and we need more PD and AD patients to further test this. This could help us to diagnose ...
The Neural Basis for Frontotemporal Degeneration
The purpose of this research study is to develop a better understanding of the genetic causes for frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), as well as Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). These conditions include difficulty with language and speaking, organization and planning, memory, and/or a behavior or personality change. ...