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BRAIN HEALTH AT MIDLIFE AND MENOPAUSE (BHAMM) STUDY
Did you know that 2/3 of Alzheimer’s Disease cases are in women?
|Dr. Natasha Rajah, CIHR Sex & Gender Chair in Neuroscience and Professor at McGill University, is conducting a brain imaging study in collaboration with the McGill Centre for Studies in Aging, to understand: why women are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, than men?|
This project focuses on young, 18-39 yrs, and middle-aged adults, 40 – 65yrs, and investigates how biological sex, menopausal status, and genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease influence brain activity, brain structure and memory.
If you are a young or middle-aged woman or man and in general good health – we need your help!
PARTICIPATION IN THIS RESEARCH PROJECT INVOLVES:
• Filling out an online questionnaire: : http://www.ugd-dmu.ca/memory/
• A 3 hour visit for behavioural testing and to give a blood sample to study how certain genes and hormone levels affect memory and brain function.
• A 2 hour MRI scanning session.
Financial compensation is offered + you get a high-quality picture of your brain to frame and display!
To be eligible to participate in our studies, you must:
Be 18 to 65 years of age
Be in good physical and mental health
Not have have a history of neurological or psychiatric diseases