About the NC Registry for Brain Health
The NC Registry for Brain Health is the first registry of its kind in the State of North Carolina. The Registry is designed to increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and to connect North Carolinians of all ages to research opportunities designed to improve brain health.
When you join the NC Registry for Brain Health, you will learn about research taking place at Duke University, East Carolina University, North Carolina A&T State University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Wake Forest School of Medicine.
The Value of the Registry
Memory disorders are common, and affect people of all backgrounds. The Registry is open to all adults from across the state to help us better understand the full impact of these disorders.
Alzheimer’s disease is the 5th leading cause of death in North Carolina. Joining the Registry will help medical scientists understand the causes of Alzheimer's disease and related conditions to find treatments for these conditions.
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias develop in the brain years before symptoms are present. By including young people (18 years and older) in the Registry, we can better understand the earliest signs of disease before symptoms appear and develop ways to prevent these diseases.
Our Research Partners:
East Carolina University
North Carolina A&T State University
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Coordinating Center: Duke Clinical Research Institute & Bryan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center