Capacity to Appoint a Proxy for Research Consent (2005-2010)

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Funded by the NIH (R01-MH075023)

Funding Years: 2005-2010

This project examines whether persons with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) who are incapable of providing independent informed consent to enroll in research still retain other important ethically relevant abilities—in particular, the capacity to appoint a proxy for research decision-making.

UM Affiliated Investigators: Scott Kim (PI), H. Myra Kim (Co-I)

More details can be found at NIH Reporter.