Help find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease by volunteering for our Alzheimer’s clinical trial. Your participation will save lives and help our scientists develop new medications to prevent the progression of this debilitating disease.
A life-changing chance to make a global impact
Without inspirational people like you taking part in Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss trials, new medications cannot be licensed for global use. This is because the sponsor needs to demonstrate the efficacy and safety of the medication. By volunteering, you’ll create a phenomenally positive impact on millions of people across the world and create a better quality of life for them.
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Let’s stop the alarmingly high rates of Alzheimer’s & dementia
Over 1 million people in the UK will have a diagnosis of dementia by 2025, according to the Alzheimer’s Society. By 2051 this number is expected to exceed 2 million. It’s estimated that 82 million people worldwide will be suffering from dementia by 2030.
You can help reduce these figures! Sign up to volunteer today and help find a cure for Alzheimer’s.
Current treatments for Alzheimer’s
The death of brain cells in Alzheimer’s is currently unstoppable, so the only medications available to be prescribed are ‘symptomatic’. These medications only manage the symptoms of dementia, as opposed to delaying its progression.
Symptomatic drugs work to help the dying brain cells function better but, as the disease progresses, more and more brain cells die, leading to a greater decline in cognitive functioning. See common signs of memory loss here.
Do I need to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s?
No. As part of the screening, we aim to identify the issue behind each patient’s memory concerns. This stretches further than just an MRI or CT Scan. We perform a much more in-depth scan called an amyloid PET scan. This identifies if patients have a build-up of Alzheimer-related plaque in their brains.
It’s only those who are positive that can go on to study. Patients never even have to go on study if they prove to be positive for this plaque. You can just continue your previous care if you would like.
Trialling effective new treatments
Trailblazing volunteers for our clinical trial have the opportunity to access new drugs designed to prevent the progression of memory impairment. These drugs are called ‘disease-modifying treatments’. They aim to keep the brain cells alive in order to reduce the progression of memory impairment.
How do disease-modifying treatments work?
Disease-modifying treatments work to reduce the levels of B amyloid & Tau Protein in the brain and alter genetic and inflammatory markers. They are believed to be much more effective than the current medications and are available as part of the clinical trials at our clinics.
One Clinical Trial, One Life-Changing Opportunity
Our research is led by Dr Emer MacSweeney, an international expert in the field of Alzheimer’s research. Share our passion for finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease by taking part in our study.
Watch Dr Emer MacSweeney talk about clinical trials with Primal Cure below.
What is a clinical trial?
Clinical trials are necessary to develop new treatments and improve existing ones, and they are conducted under strict guidelines to ensure the safety of study participants. A clinical trial uses human volunteers to evaluate the new treatment’s safety, effectiveness, and potential side effects. Paracetamol, ibuprofen, aspirin & many other common medicines all went through clinical trials at one stage!
Clinical trials are conducted in various phases, each with a specific objective, to gather data and evaluate the safety and efficacy of a medical treatment.
The phases of clinical trials typically include:
- Phase 0: This is the exploratory phase, where researchers test very small doses of a drug or treatment to see if it behaves in the body as expected.
- Phase I: This is the safety phase, where the focus is on determining the safety of a drug or treatment and the best dose to give patients.
- Phase II: This is the efficacy phase, where researchers evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment and monitor any side effects.
- Phase III: This is the confirmation phase, where researchers confirm the effectiveness and safety of the treatment in a larger group of patients.
- Phase IV: This is the post-marketing phase, where researchers continue to monitor the long-term safety and effectiveness of the treatment after it has been approved by regulatory authorities and made available to the public.
Our clinical trials start at Phase II
We don’t run Phase I trials at our clinics; the medication used in our trials has been given to humans in previous studies. We’re currently in Phase II of our new treatment to test its effectiveness and monitor any side effects.
Find out what process you’ll go through when you volunteer for us.
Benefits of joining this clinical trial
- Complimentary refreshments
- Travel expenses are reimbursed for each visit
- Access specialist private healthcare and avoid lengthy NHS waiting lists
- Help develop dementia syndrome and memory loss treatments for future generations
- Early access to new treatments for memory loss and you are monitored closely throughout the trial
- Outstanding medical care provided at no cost, including comprehensive health screens, MRI scans and PET scans
Without inspirational people taking part in Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss trials, new medications cannot be licensed for global use. This is because the sponsor needs to demonstrate the efficacy and safety of the medication. Even paracetamol went through a clinical trial at one stage!
We don’t run phase 1 trials at our clinics and the study medication has been given to humans in previous studies.
Potential benefits of joining a clinical trial
- Study volunteers get early access to new treatments for memory loss and are monitored closely throughout the trial
- Outstanding medical care is provided at no cost, including comprehensive health screens, MRI scans and PET scans
- The chance to avoid lengthy NHS waiting lists and access specialist private healthcare
- Travel expenses are reimbursed for each visit and complimentary refreshments are available
- Volunteers have the opportunity to help develop dementia syndrome and memory loss treatments for future generations
International efforts to find better treatments
The fight against Alzheimer’s disease is spearheaded by international clinical trials that provide hope through early access to disease-modifying Alzheimer’s treatments.
There are lots of studies open across the world investigating the effectiveness of new medications. To find out which study might be right for you, or somebody you know, speak to a specialist today.
Volunteer for our dementia clinical trial. Test an investigational medication to see if it might improve cognitive function, including attention, memory, and language in patients who have dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). Learn more here
Find a cure for Alzheimer’s & change the world
To join our Alzheimer’s clinical trial, simply sign up here. Discover more benefits & what you can access when you volunteer for us. Alternatively, call our friendly team on 0800 802 1030 to sign-up.