Partner Research Centers:


Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center

About the ADCC

The overarching mission of Penn's Alzheimer's Disease Core Center (ADCC) is to accelerate the pace of developing better diagnostics, preventions, and treatments for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders (ADRD).

It is our goal to understand the complexity of dementia of the AD type (DAT), related neurodegenerative dementias and other contributing factors by focusing on ADRD across the spectrum of disease from earliest onset through progressive stages of the disease. We are working to achieve this by emphasizing a comprehensive and integrated approach that engages and supports research on ADRD at and beyond Penn through a Center Structure that includes six highly interrelated cores.

Penn ADCC Cores:

Core A: Administrative Core
Core B: Clinical Core
Core C: Data Management, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics Core
Core D: Neuropathology Core
Core E: Outreach and Recruitment Core
Core F: Research Education Component
Core G: Biomarker Core
Core H: Genetics Core

Penn ADCC Core Descriptions 

The ADCC also works collaboratively with:

As well as Penn partnering centers: