Dr. Karen Bell has worked in healthcare at the local and national level. Now she's turned her sights on the fight against Alzheimer's in Rhode Island.

Landmark Trial:
Amyloid PET Scans Improve Alzheimer's Diagnosis, Management

The results of the trial, conducted in part at the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, could change how Alzheimer's is diagnosed.

Did you know there’s such a thing as a physical for your brain? Find out what it is and how it can help if you’re concerned about your memory and cognitive function…

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Welcome to the blog of the Memory and Aging Program (MAP) at Butler Hospital. We are a world leader in Alzheimer’s research and a local Rhode Island partner in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. To learn more about our research and how to get involved, visit butler.org/memory.

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Join the Alzheimer's Prevention Registry

If you’re aged 40 to 85 and are an individual with normal memory, some memory decline, or mild dementia, you can help in the development of breakthrough tests and treatments for Alzheimer’s. Take just a few moments to enroll in our Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry, a tool that allows us to match up individuals interested in participating in research with studies for which they may qualify – either now or in the future.

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