Clinical trials are an essential part of Alzheimer’s disease research, and volunteers who participate in clinical trials help make advances in prevention and new treatments possible. Several NEW clinical trials are underway in Tennessee. Now you have the opportunity to take part in research that could help prevent and cure Alzheimer’s.
Alliance For Multispecialty Research: Knoxville
AMR conducts inpatient and outpatient clinical trials at its Knoxville, Tennessee location
AMR: Knoxville is housed in the UT Medical Center. Call (865)305-DRUG (3784).
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