ADDS/NiAD Active Study Page
Welcome ADDS/NiAD Study staff, coordinators, and PI’s.
This section encompasses study specific tools and videos for your reference. If you have any questions, comments, or new ideas, please contact NCRAD by email or phone 800-526-2839.
ADDS Blood-Based Biomarker Collection Schedule for NCRAD:
NiAD Blood-Based Biomarker Collection Schedule:
DNA from the 16-Month Visit (University of Pittsburgh ONLY) will not be shipped to NCRAD, but maintained at the site.
No Blood Based Biomarkers are collected at the 48-month visit.
NiAD Blood-Based Biomarker Collection Schedule for Sibling Controls:
Kit Request Module
Please follow the below link to access the ADDS/NiAD Kit Request Module. This link will direct you to a REDCap database where study coordinators and staff may request kits, individual supplies, and/or labels. Both ADDS and NiADS sites will use the same link for ordering supplies related to blood-based biomarkers and for CSF. Please allow a total of two weeks for kit requests to be compiled and delivered to your site.ADDS/NiAD Kit Request System
Study Specific Sample Notification Forms
Please use the below downloadable forms to collect information on specimen patient demographics, collection, and processing. We respectfully ask that all completed forms be emailed (firstname.lastname@example.org) or faxed (317-278-1100) prior to shipment. If you complete the form on the website you can choose to have it emailed automatically to us. We also ask that all shipments include a hard copy of each sample form.Downloadable ADDS Sample Form Downloadable NiAD Sample Form
ADDS/NiAD Manual of Procedures
The below downloadable manuals for blood biomarkers were created specifically for the ADDS and NiADS Studies. Please feel free to explore the manuals through the hyperlinked Table of Contents. Questions concerning any part of the manual may be directed to NCRAD at (alzstudy.iu.edu, 800-526-2839) for further clarification.ADDS Manual of Procedures NiAD Manual of Procedures
Study Related Video Tutorials
Please explore the below videos sponsored by NCRAD for the ADDS and NiAD studies.