New to MyHealth?
Manage Your Care From Anywhere.
Access your health information from any device with MyHealth. You can message your clinic, view lab results, schedule an appointment, and pay your bill.
Presymptomatic Testing for Dementia
Testing people before symptoms begin to determine if they will develop dementia is not possible in most cases. However, in disorders such as Huntington's where a known gene defect is clearly linked to the risk of the disease, a genetic test can help identify people who are likely to develop the disease. Since this type of genetic information can be devastating, people should carefully consider whether they want to undergo such testing.
Researchers are examining whether a series of cognitive and neuropsychological tests can predict who will develop dementia. Even more promising is the prospect that new, advanced types of brain scans may be useful indicators of future dementia.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Memory Disorders Center
See a Stanford specialist to learn about your treatment options. Visit our clinic to make an appointment.
Stanford Neuroscience Health Center213 Quarry Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304