Mechanisms of sleep deficiency and effects on brain injury and neurocognitive functions among older blacks

Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to assess the determinants of Sleep Deficiency and delineate their potential role in explaining observed disparities in the brain health of older blacks, indexed by novel AD brain biomarkers and examinations of cognitive impairment in a multicultural community sample. Eligible participants include community-dwelling older adults aged 55-75 years older with and without memory complaints. Study participants will receive a comprehensive health screening with ambulatory recording devices, including, state-of-the-science geospatial analytics, and testing of cognition.

Clinical Study Identifier: s19-01970
Principal Investigator: Ricardo Miguel Osorio Suarez.

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