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Editorial
September 7, 2021

Building Inclusive and Open Alzheimer Disease and Alzheimer Disease–Related Dementias Research Programs

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  • 1National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland
JAMA Neurol. 2021;78(10):1177-1178. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2021.2941

The systematic review by Mooldijk et al1 summarizes multiple areas in which the field of dementia research can improve clinical studies. Our Editorial will focus on ethnic and racial diversity (primarily in the US) and on age differences noted in the systematic review between population-based cohorts and clinical cohorts. We also share new and ongoing efforts in this area from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the broader National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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