The Memory Clinic of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Unit, McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging, a division of the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, was founded in 1997 to establish a clinic that specializes in diagnosis and treatment of memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
The Alzheimer and Cognitive Disorders Clinic, a division of the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging, was founded in 1997 to establish a clinic that specializes in AD and related disorders.
The Clinic’s primary focus is to seek improved therapies, both symptomatic and preventive, for AD and cognitive disorders; to ensure long-term stabilization for patients; and to enhance the quality of life for patients and caregivers. The clinic offers expertise in the early diagnosis and management of AD and cognitive disorders, include vascular dementia and mild cognitive impairment. Evaluation, treatment, and follow-up are available, as well as referral to other resources, such as help and support services, if desired.
The clinic is actively involved in cognitive research and is recognized internationally as a clinical trial site. Clinical trials (Phases II-IV) that test efficiency and safety of experience drugs for AD and other cognitive disorders are ongoing.