Adult Changes in Thought Study

ACT Ancillary Studies

Once receiving approval by the ACT Admin Core and Ancillary Study Review Committee, information about ancillary studies is shared to facilitate collaboration on proposed projects and to reduce potential duplication of research on the ACT cohort. 

Approved ancillary studies are shared for informational purposes. Investigators who are interested in collaborating with research teams using ACT data can locate grants in the process of being submitted for funding.  Interested researchers should contact the lead directly. 

Information on Approved Ancillary Studies
Submission TypeLead Investigator First NameLead Investigator Last NameContact EmailInstitutional AffiliationSubmission TitleKey WordsProject #Affiliated ACT Project/Core or Other Related GrantDate Approved by ACT
Ancillary Study (Type 1)HelenSuhhelen.suh@tufts.eduTufts UniversityAirborne Metals, Neurodegeneration and Cognitive Decline: Examining the Olfactory System in The Adult Changes in Thought Study 2423166/10/2021
Ancillary Study (Type 1)ChongzhiDicdi@fredhutch.orgFred Hutchinson Cancer Research CenterStatistical methods for analyzing objectively measured physical activity data 255 5/9/2022
Ancillary Study (Type 1)Mo-Kyung Sin sinm@seattleu.eduSeattle UniversityBlood pressure, amyloid beta and tau, and cerebral amyloid angiopathy: A pathway for Alzheimer's dementia management 251 9/1/2022
Ancillary Study (Type 3)CeciliaLeeleecs2@uw.eduUniversity of WashingtonAging Eyes and Aging Brains in Studying Alzheimer's Disease: Modern Ophthalmic Data Collection in the Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) Study (Resubmission) 268P1, EYE ACT9/28/2022
Ancillary Study (Type 1)JamesAndrewsjaandrews@uabmc.eduUniversity of Alabama BirminghamQuasi-experimental approaches to determine whether sarcopenia is causally associated with Alzheimer's dementia 270 1/9/2023
Ancillary Study (Type 2)SarahTom st3144@cumc.columbia.eduColumbia UniversityAdult Changes in Thought Occupational Classification and Cognition (ACT-OCC) Study 275 3/10/2023
Ancillary Study (Type 2)John RobertWarrenwarre046@umn.eduUniversity of MinnesotaLinking ACT to the 1850-1950 U.S. Census 262 1/27/2023
Ancillary Study (Type 1)KumarRajanKumar_Rajan@rush.eduRush University Medical CenterRegional and Ethnic Variations in ADRD: A Public Health Outlook 281 6/19/2023
Ancillary Study (Type 1)MagaliBlancomagali@uw.eduUniversity of WashingtonTraffic-Related Air Pollution and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Neuropathologies 285 5/3/2023
Ancillary Study (Type 3)AaronSeitza.seitz@northeastern.eduNortheastern UniversityACT Hear - Digital Technology for Early Detection and Monitoring of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias 276ACT HEAR9/1/2023
Ancillary Study (Type 1)LokiNatarajanlnatarajan@ucsd.eduUCSDLeveraging deep learning to classify sitting posture and measure sedentary patterns from accelerometer data in diverse cohorts 2931837/26/2023
Ancillary Study (Type 1)EdLeinEdL@alleninstitute.orgAllen Institute for Brain ScienceA multimodal brain cell atlas and community resource of Alzheimer's disease and comorbid dementias 301SEA-AD9/13/2023
Ancillary Study (Type 1) of UtahExtracellular Vesicle Profiling: Decoding the Link Between Environmental Toxicant Exposure and Alzheimer's Disease Risk in Population Cohorts 304ACT P2; ACT P3; ACT Life Course Core10/16/2023
Ancillary Study (Type 1)DanielleOsbornedosborne@downeurobiology.orgLegacy Research InstituteSex and obesity effects on autophagy-lysosomal function in relation to Alzheimer's Disease 305 10/16/2023
Ancillary Study (Type 1)DavidCharytandavid.charytan@nyulangone.orgNYU Grossman School of MedicineVascular and Alzheimer's related cognitive decline after initiation of maintenance hemodialysis 306 10/16/2023
Ancillary Study (Type 1)DebbyTsuangDwt1@uw.eduUniversity of Washington/VA Puget SoundDrug Repurposing for the Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease Related Disorders 308 2/14/2024