NIA-LOAD Active Study Page

Welcome NIA-LOAD Study staff, coordinators, and PI’s.

This section 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.

General questions about the study, not related to the specimens should be directed to Dolly Reyes (

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the LOAD 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. Please allow a total of two weeks for kit requests to be compiled and delivered to your site.

NIA-LOAD Kit Request System

LOAD Manual of Procedures

The below downloadable manual was created specifically for the LOAD Study. Please feel free to explore the manual through the hyperlinked ‘Table of Contents’. Questions concerning any part of the manual may be directed to (NCRAD, 800-526-2839) for further clarification.

LOAD Manual of Procedures

Study Related Video Tutorials

NIA-LOAD Biological Sample Form

Please use the below forms (either web-based or downloadable) to collect 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.

Web-based Biological Sample Form Downloadable Biological Sample Form Downloadable Brain Sample Form