Omega-3 Brain Study (Prevent E4)

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Omega-3 Brain Study (Prevent E4)

55 to 80
2 years
6-8 visits
Study Type:
Prevention Studies
Studies for People without Memory Impairment

Eligibility Requirements:

You may be eligible if you:

  • are 55-80 years of age
  • know you have 1 or 2 copies of the APOE4 gene
  • are able to get an MRI

About the Study:

If you qualify for the Omega-3 Brain Study, you will be randomly assigned to take the Omega-3 supplement or placebo. Participants will need to visit the study center at USC for some assessments, but others can be done by phone or online. The study will last 2 years.

Eligible participants will receive compensation for each study visit. Transportation assistance is available.


Prevention study for people at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. 

What is Involved:

1st Month visits: Screening visit, blood draw, MRI, memory testing

6 Month visit: Memory testing, blood draw

12 Month visit: Memory testing

 18 Month visit: Memory testing

24 Month visit: Memory testing, blood draw, MRI