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NIH Intramural Center for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias (CARD)

CARD is a collaborative initiative of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) that supports basic, translational, and clinical research on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. CARD’s central mission is to initiate, stimulate, accelerate, and support research that will lead to the development of improved treatments and preventions for these diseases.

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Collaborate With CARD

Engage and collaborate with researchers in government, academia, and industry to create foundational resources and expertise that add broad value to the Alzheimer's disease and related dementias fields:


Established in 2020, the Center for Alzheimer's and Related Dementias (CARD) works across scientific domains and disease boundaries to bridge basic, preclinical, and clinical research to accelerate translational research on these devastating diseases.

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From the NIH Catalyst

A formidable new player has arrived in the fight against neurodegenerative diseases: NIH’s Center for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias (CARD). The center will draw on the wealth of resources across NIH and around the world to develop treatments and preventions for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias...

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