Dedication
Preface
Introduction
Past, Present, and Future Directions for Alzheimer Research
Alzheimer Disease 1999
Building and Maintaining an Interdisciplinary Research Team
Selection, Care, and Feeding of a Research Mentor
Gaining and Sustaining Minority Participation in Longitudinal Research Projects
Conducting Research with Urban Elders
Brain Banking
Qualitative Research and Alzheimer Disease
Quantitative Research Methods
Ethical Issues in Alzheimer Disease Research
Assessment of Behavioral Symptom Management in Demented Individuals
Making a Positive Difference in the Lives of Nursing Home Residents with Alzheimer Disease
Nursing Research and Solving Problems of Alzheimer Disease
Future Directions in the Analysis of Gene Expression in Alzheimer Disease
The Biochemistry of Alzheimer Disease
Social Work Perspectives
Trends in the Content and Methodology of Alzheimer Caregiving Research
The Health Outreach Program for the Elderly (HOPE) Database
It All Starts with an Idea
Idea to Application
Structure and Process of Federal Funding for AD Research
The Grant Application
Publishing the Research Report