Research Initiatives in Clinical Science

The Trinity Longitudinal Study on Ageing

The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) is a large-scale (n= approximately 8000 people), nationally representative study of people aged 50 and over in Ireland. It collects information on cognitive function in older adults in Ireland, based on objective measures of cognitive function and self-rated memory. It also provides important information on utilisation of health and social care services and on physical and behavioural health


NILVAD is a European multicentre double-blind placebo-controlled phase III trial of nilvadipine in mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. It represents 17 partners from 11 different countries and 23 different clinical trial sites. This 5 year double-blind placebo controlled study will test the efficacy and safety of nilvadipine in 500 subjects with mild to moderate AD over a treatment period of 18 months

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