Information about clinical trials

Participating in a Clinical Trial 

Australian clinical trials websites 

International clinical trials websites

Participating in a clinical trial   

Glossary of clinical trial terms

Glossary of clinical trial terms from the ClinicalTrials.gov website. ClinicalTrials.gov provides patients, family members, and members of the public easy and free access to information on clinical studies for a wide range of diseases and conditions.  

Participating in Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials and studies

Information about participating in clinical trials produced by the Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center*.    

Understanding clinical trials

Answers to frequently asked questions about clinical trials and participating in clinical trials, produced by the ClinicalTrials.gov website. ClinicalTrials.gov provides patients, family members, and members of the public easy and free access to information on clinical studies for a wide range of diseases and conditions.   

Volunteering for research into dementia

Information sheet exploring the issues involved in participating in research written by Alzheimer Scotland. 

Australian clinical trials websites

Australian and New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry

Registry of some of the clinical trials currently occurring in Australia and New Zealand.

Cancer Council NSW guide to clinical trials

10 things to know about clinical trials from the Cancer Council NSW. Written for people with cancer, but information is applicable for other groups.

Medicines Australia 
Medicines Australia represents research based pharmaceutical companies, who discover, develop and manufacture prescription medicines (from their website).  

International clinical trials websites

Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials database (USA) 

A searchable database of clinical trials in the United States provided the Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center*. 

ClinicalTrials.gov (USA) 
ClinicalTrials.gov provides patients, family members, and members of the public easy and free access to information on clinical studies for a wide range of diseases and conditions. Updated database of information about clinical research in the United States, as well as other countries including Australia. To look at current and past dementia related trials, type 'dementia' or 'Alzheimer's' into the search bar. 

Current Controlled Trials (International)
International searchable database of clinical trials.


* The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center is a service of the National Institute on Aging, which offers current research-based information on Alzheimer’s disease. The National Aging Institute's website is a service of the NIH, a U.S. Federal Government agency that provides accurate, up-to-date information about aspects of aging research, information about clinical trials, educational materials and resources about aging for the general public, and information for researchers and health professionals.