Capacity to Appoint a Proxy for Research Consent

Researchers
  • Scott Kim
  • Karlawish JH
  • Appelbaum PS
  • Ian Wall
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Description

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.

Funding: R01-MH075023