For Participants

Information for participants and those interested in participating

The Harvard Aging Brain Study (HABS) is an observational study that aims to find out whether the changes that a doctor sometimes sees on a brain scan are related to early memory changes that occur in older healthy adults.

For Researchers

The Harvard Aging Brain Study has published over 150 manuscripts contributing to the field of Alzheimer’s Disease research in major journals such as Nature, Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Neurology, and more. We invite researchers of diverse fields to expand and explore data used in this project, as both imaging and neuropsychological data are publicly available upon […]

Our Team

Despite COVID-19, we at the Harvard Aging Brain Study are still hard at work!

Learn more about the team at the Harvard Aging Brain Study


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Recent Tweets

Please check out our #AAIC21 poster on monthly at-home #computerized cognitive testing to detect (diminished) #practice effects in preclinical AD. Virtual directions: Clinical Manifestations -> Neuropsychology -> Hall 2 -> 2nd poster at row 1. @PappKate @bucklr01 @HarvardAging

Looking forward to presenting our work today at the Multimodal Imaging session! #AAIC2021 @HarvardAging @SantPauMemory @karolinskainst @PatriziaVannin6

Finally here @alzassociation #AAIC21 😍 Please check out mine and @JenniferGatchel’s presentation on longit. symptoms of apathy and tau at the Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology virtual session at 1 PM MT! @ISTAART #NPSPIA @HarvardAging

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