From the organizations that raise money to fund research the the laboratories where this research is done, here are some of the best links related to Alzheimer’s research. Many of these centers have focus on understanding specific aspects of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, while other centers have more comprehensive approach.

Alzheimer's Research Centers

These organizations and research centers will play a crucial role if we able to cure Alzheimer’s by 2025, which was the very ambitious goal set by Kathleen Sebelius and the Department of Health under the leadership of President Obama.

Organizations Raising Money for Alzheimer’s Research

  • Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation
    A foundation focused on pharmacological strategies to prevent or cure Alzheimer’s disease
  • The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
    A nonprofit foundation dedicated to fighting Alzheimer’s and supporting patients
  • Alzheimer’s Research Program
    The grant-giving arm of the Alzheimer’s Association
  • Banner Alzheimer’s Initiative
    A leading institute for Alzheimer’s and dementia advocacy and research
  • Coins for Alzheimer’s Research
    “Beginning in 1996 with Rotarians voluntarily emptying their pockets and purses of changes at weekly meetings, Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust aims to collect and provide dollars for leading edge research for the cure and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.”
  • Cure Alzheimer’s Fund
  • An nonprofit that helps to fund cutting edge research related to the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s and similar types of dementia
  • Alzheimer’s Society (UK)
    Dedicated to defeating dementia through research. We fund research into the cause, cure, care and prevention of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.”
  • Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research
    “Our team of internationally renowned scientists, under the direction of Nobel laureate Dr. Paul Greengard, has been at the forefront of seminal research that has provided a conceptual framework for modern day investigations into Alzheimer’s disease.”
  • Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer’s Initiative
    The Beene Alzheimer’s Initiative has donated nearly $5 million for Alzheimer’s research, focusing much of their philanthropic giving on early detection of memory disorders.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research Centers

While these centers may be exploring many avenues of research, we’ve grouped them based on their focuses:

National Alzheimer’s Centers

Centers Researching Alzheimer’s Neuroimaging

Alzheimer's SignResearch Centers Researching Genetics of Alzheimer’s

Research Centers Focusing on Diagnosis and Early Detection of Alzheimer’s

Research Centers Studying Alzheimer’s Prevention and Causes of Alzheimer’s

Centers with Other Avenues of Research or Comprehensive Research Strategies

Other Alzheimer’s Research Centers