Interactive tool for NP resources

Now users can check all the Alzheimer's Disease Centers for brain tissue and other biospecimens, filtering by tissue type, neurodegenerative disease, and more

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structural MRI

Image files and calculated volumes now available for a subset of UDS subjects

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Information and resources

The National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center (NACC), established in 1999, maintains a cumulative database including clinical evaluations, neuropathology data when available, and now MRI imaging. NACC invites researchers throughout the AD community to take advantage of this valuable resource.

Submit an abstract or manuscript Checklist for authors NACC Data Use Agreement Request a data file Web-based query system Ongoing and completed research Demographics & diagnosis summaries Description of the database Forms and documentation Publications using NACC data

The data are contributed by the 39 past and present Alzheimer’s Disease Centers (ADCs) supported by the U.S. National Institute on Aging/NIH, where all enrolled subjects undergo a standardized evaluation. The clinic-based population includes subjects with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, as well as cognitively normal subjects and those with MCI.

The NACC database comprises several standardized clinical and neuropathology data sets, all of which are freely available to the research community. No password or account is required, and no affiliation with the NIA Alzheimer's Disease Centers is needed.

Free consultation available

When you request NACC data, NACC research scientists can save you time, providing help with:

  • Checking a project's feasibility with
      NACC data
  • Creating a custom file for data analysis
  • Specifying variables
  • Statistical methods (on a time-available basis)
  • Data analysis (on a time-available basis)

Email NACC for more information, or submit a request for a custom data file.