LEADS Active Study Page

Welcome LEADS Study staff, coordinators, and PI’s.

This section is under construction but will encompasses study specific tools for your reference. If you have any questions, comments, or new ideas please contact NCRAD by email or phone (800)526-2839.

EOAD (Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease) Participants:
Baseline M12 M24
RNA
Serum
Plasma
DNA
PBMC
EDTA for CLIA testing**
CSF

**Please note that this EDTA tube is used for the purpose of confirmation testing and is only drawn during the Baseline visit for EOAD participants.

CN (Cognitively Normal) Participants:
Baseline M12
RNA
Serum
Plasma
DNA
PBMC
CSF**

**Please note that CSF is only to be drawn at the Baseline visit for CN participants.

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the LEADS 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. LEADS 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.

LEADS Kit Request System

Study Specific Sample Notification Forms

Please use the downloadable forms to collect information on specimen patient demographics, collection, and processing. We respectfully ask that all completed forms be emailed (alzstudy@iu.edu) or faxed (317-278-1100) 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 Blood Sample Form Downloadable CSF Sample Form

LEADS Manual of Procedures

The below downloadable manual for biomarkers was created specifically for the LEADS 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 (alzstudy@iu.edu, 800-526-2839 or 317-274-7546) for further clarification.

LEADS Manual of Procedures

LEADS Training Slides

Please see the link below for the training slides for the LEADS study.

LEADS Training Slides