Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia with Cognitive Remediation plus Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Depression (PACT-MD)
This study investigates the effectiveness of combination of cognitive remediation (CR) and a simple brain stimulation technique (transcranial Direct Current Stimulation-tDCS) on improving cognition and slowing down the rate of cognitive decline in three high risk groups: (1) older persons with mild cognitive impairment (MCI); (2) older persons with a major depression without MCI; and (3) older persons with major depression and MCI.

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Participating Sites:

  • Baycrest
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
  • St. Michael’s Hospital (St. Michael’s)
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Sunnybrook)
  • University Health Network (UHN)

Principal Investigator: Dr. Benoit H. Mulsant (CAMH)

Dr. Alastair Flint, Dr. Nathan Herrmann, Dr. Linda Mah, Dr. Bruce Pollock, Dr. Tarek Rajji, Dr. Corinne Fischer