If you have samples that you would like to ship to NCRAD, please be sure to provide advance notification to: firstname.lastname@example.org as we are not yet fully staffed. As always, please ship ambient samples Monday-Thursday, and frozen shipments Monday-Wednesday only.
If international shipping is involved, please ship as early in the week as possible in anticipation of shipping delays due to Covid-19.
In addition, we will now be able to send out kit requests and sample distributions. Please order supplies if you are in need of any.
NCRAD History and Mission
The goal of the National Centralized Repository for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (NCRAD) is to support research
focused on the etiology, early detection and therapeutic development for Alzheimer disease and related dementias. To accomplish
this goal, in 1990, NCRAD was funded by the National Institutes on Aging (NIA). NCRAD is a national resource where clinical
information and biological materials, such as DNA, plasma, serum, RNA, CSF, cell lines and brain tissue can be stored and
requested. NCRAD currently maintains samples from individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and/or related dementias as well as