BRAIN HEALTH AT MIDLIFE AND MENOPAUSE (BHAMM) STUDY
Did you know that women are at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease?
|Dr. Natasha Rajah, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Sex, Gender, and Diversity in Brain Health, Memory and Aging, and Professor at Toronto Metropolitan 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: https://torontomupsych.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/ SV_1T8e2dnI6BoUxBY
• 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