ADDS/NiAD Active Study Page

Welcome ADDS/NiAD Study staff, coordinators, and PI’s.

This section encompasses study specific tools and videos for your reference. If you have any questions, comments, or new ideas please contact NCRAD by email or phone (800) 526-2839 or directly at (317) 278-1170.

Baseline 3-Month 16-Month 19-Month 32-Month 35-Month

Baseline 16-Month 32-Month 48-Month
DNA * **
Plasma **
Serum **
* DNA from the 16-Month Visit (University of Pittsburgh ONLY) will not be shipped to NCRAD, but maintained at the site.
** No Blood Based Biomarkers are collected at the 48-month visit.

Baseline 16-Month 32-Month 48-Month

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the ADDS/NiAD Kit Request Module. This link will direct you to a REDCap database where study coordinators and staff may request kits, individual supplies, and/or labels. Both ADDS and NiADS sites will use the same link for ordering supplies related to blood-based biomarkers and for CSF. Please allow a total of two weeks for kit requests to be compiled and delivered to your site.

ADDS/NiAD Kit Request System

Biological Sample and Shipment Notification Forms

Please use the below downloadable forms to collection information on specimen patient demographics, collection, and processing. We respectfully ask that all completed forms be emailed ( or faxed (317-321-2003) prior to shipment. If you complete the form on the website, you can choose to have it emailed automatically to us. We also ask that all shipments include a hard copy of each sample form.

Downloadable ADDS Sample Form

Downloadable NiAD Sample Form

Manual of Procedures

The below downloadable manual for biomarkers was created specifically for the PSDC Study. Please feel free to explore the manuals through the hyperlinked “Table of Contents”. Questions concerning any part of the manual may be directed to NCRAD at ( or 800-526-2839) for further clarification.

ADDS Manual of Procedures

NiAD Manual of Procedures

Study Related Video Tutorials

Please explore the below videos sponsored by NCRAD for the ADDS and NiAD studies.

Training Slides

Please see the link below for the training slides for the NiAD study in person training from the July 2016 Investigators meeting.

NiAD Study Training Slides

Please see the link below for the protocol training for the ADDS sites in July 2016.

ADDS Study Training Slides