Since 2001, Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama (ACA) has funded 24 research grants at UAB, the University of Alabama and Auburn University. The purpose of this competitive grant program is to help supplement research in the field and to stimulate junior investigator interest in this area. All disciplines are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be, but are not limited to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, medical fellows, instructors and/or junior faculty.

ACA will fund one award of $25,000. Funding is for one year.

Attached is the Application; Grant Announcement; and list of ACA’s awards to date. Please pass this information along to those who might be interested.

Completed applications are due Friday, September 1, by 4:00 pm, at the ACA office:
300 Office Park Drive, Suite 225, 35223;
or can be mailed to P.O. Box 2273, Birmingham, 35201

ACA’s phone number is (205) 871-7970. Our web address is

ACA is a local organization helping local families. We offer education, advocacy and programs to help families keep their loved one at home. If you have been touched by Alzheimer’s disease, please consider joining us for our Walking to Remember event, Saturday, November 4, inside the Riverchase Galleria, at 8:00 am. It’s a great way to show your support, so that we can continue to support the research community.

Thank you,
Miller Piggott
Executive Director


Clinical Trials

Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama is dedicated to encouraging and supporting research. Clinical trials are a part of clinical research with the goal to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe.

For clinical trial opportunities in our area please click below.