Study of Dementia in Swedish Twins

All living members of the Swedish Twin Registry who screen positive for dementia are included in the Study of Dementia in Swedish Twins. Suspected dementia patients and their twin partners are given complete clinical workups and are followed longitudinally through autopsy. In addition, data are collected on medical and environmental risk factors. NIA Grant No. R01-AG08724.                                                

Principal investigator: Margaret Gatz; co-PI: Nancy Pedersen