Principal Investigator: Richard Gurgel
Keywords: demenia , hearing loss Department: Otolaryngology (00889)
IRB Number: 00077549
Specialty: Audiology
Sub Specialties:
Recruitment Status: Not yet recruiting

Contact Information

Diane Tyler
Diane.Tyler@hsc.utah.edu
801-585-9942

Simple Summary

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Inclusion Criteria

We will enroll elderly adults with Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment, and normal cognition who are evaluated in our Cognitive Disorders Clinic.  We will enroll patients who have had PET, MRI, or amyloid imaging as part of their clinical workup.  We will invite these patients to have their hearing tested.

control group enrollment will be 60+years old without cognitive development problems to help establish a normal for this age group.

Exclusion Criteria

We will exclude those who are not able to participate in testing due to medical contraindications i.e. undergo audiolgoical testing procedures, medical problems illnesses that are life threatening, coexisting several illness or family members that will be unable or unwilling to support or sign the LARS consent.

Control group:  Under that age of 60, any cognitive impairment

Participant Reimbursement

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