Great Lakes Clinical Trials Alzheimer's Prevention Study to be Featured on Fox32 WFLD News in Chicago

Great Lakes Clinical Trials is proud to be featured in today's edition of WFLD Chicago Fox 32 News at noon, to feature the important work we are doing to help find a cure for Alzheimer's Disease. The segment is scheduled to air at 12:45PM.

Clara Hubbard, Host of Senior Talk will be discussing the importance of African Americans participating in research for Alzheimer's and Dementia. Clara will be advocating for the A4 Study -- a groundbreaking Alzheimer's disease prevention study being conducted right here in Chicago at Great Lakes Clinical Trials. 

"The A4 study is a clinical trial for older individuals who may be at risk for Alzheimer's disease. The study aims to prevent the memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease," commented Steve Satek, President of Great Lakes Clinical Trials.   "We are so honored to be collaborating with Clara Hubbard on this program.  She is a remarkable voice for the African American senior community, who are two times more likely to develop late-onset Alzheimer's disease than whites, and less likely to have a diagnosis of their condition, resulting in less time for treatment and planning."

Like most clinical trials, the A4 study has very specific eligibility requirements. You may be eligible to join the A4 study if you:

  • Are 65 to 85 years old
  • Have normal thinking and memory abilities
  • Have an A4 study partner – someone who has at least weekly contact with you who can answer questions once a year

"Clinical Trials are the only way in which we can develop and identify a new medication to prevent or even slow down this disease, which robs us of our life-long memories," added Satek. "Now is the time to act, before the memories are gone."

Please contact Great Lakes Clinical Trials at (773) 275-3500 if you are interested in learning more, or click HERE to be taken to our A4 Study page where you can sign up to be contacted by Great Lakes Clinical Trials our staff.

About Senior Talk
Senior Talk with Clara Hubbard is a radio showcase where listeners gain valuable information and dialogue with business and community leaders that serve seniors, their families and caregiver professionals. Tune in every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:00am on AM1570 WBGX in Chicago.

About Great Lakes Clinical Trials
Great Lakes Clinical Trials is an independent, phase I-IV clinical trial center, specializing in the study of investigational medications, food products and supplements for the treatment of chronic diseases, notably in Psychiatry, Neurology, and Pain management. Located on the north side of Chicago, the Great Lakes team have managed more than 450 clinical trials over the past 25 years and are committed to providing quality services for both study volunteers & the research industry.