Roper St. Francis Healthcare Invites Participants to Join Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Study

Jan 27, 2019 | Alzheimer's Disease Trial

As reported in Moultrie News, Roper St. Francis Research and Innovation Center is taking part in a national study that uses quarterly online memory testing to identify people who are at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Called the Alzheimer’s Prevention Trials (APT) Webstudy, it aims to increase the enrollment of research participants by enlisting more than 50,000 healthy volunteers age 50+ who have not been diagnosed with a memory disorder and are interested in participating in clinical trials according to the Moultrie News.

Roper St. Francis cares for more Lowcountry families than any other healthcare provider in our area. Our mission is simple: Healing all people with compassion, faith and excellence

Throughout our entire 150 year history, people have trusted the name Roper St. Francis. Anchored by Roper HospitalBon Secours St. Francis Hospital and Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, our 671-bed health system includes more than 110 facilities and doctors’ offices conveniently located throughout our region. Our fourth flagship hospital, Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital, is under construction and will open in summer 2019 in Berkeley County.

We are Charleston’s only private, not-for-profit hospital system with a specific focus on community outreach. The Roper St. Francis Foundation raises funds to enrich the wellness of our community. We have more than 800 doctors on our team and are Charleston’s second largest private employer with more than 5,700 employees. Our team puts patients first, a quality that has led us to receive top national awards in patient satisfaction year after year.

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