Frequently Asked Questions

Is AlzPED free to use?

Yes, AlzPED is a free, publicly available knowledge portal. An AlzPED account is not required to use, search and download data from the database.

 

Why register for an AlzPED account?

An AlzPED account is required to submit studies to the database.

 

Who can register for an AlzPED account?

Registration is free and open to everyone.

 

How to register for an AlzPED account?

Instructions on how to register for an AlzPED account are available here.

 

Can I submit my research to AlzPED?

Yes. AlzPED provides a platform for the submission of published as well as unpublished studies. Submitted studies (published and unpublished) must evaluate the efficacy of treatment of at least one therapeutic agent tested in an Alzheimer’s disease animal model. Unpublished studies may include negative data. Please review the complete list of selection criteria before submitting your research.

 

How to submit published data?

Use the Published Data Submission portal to submit published data. Guides detailing the submission process can be found here.

 

How to submit unpublished data?

Use the Unpublished Data Submission portal to submit unpublished data. Guides detailing the submission process can be found here.

 

Are unpublished study submissions peer-reviewed?

Yes. Unpublished study submissions are reviewed by two experts in Alzheimer’s disease research at the National Institute on Aging.

 

Are accepted unpublished studies citable?

Yes. Accepted unpublished studies will be issued a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) that can be cited in grant applications, publications and resumes.

 

Where can accepted unpublished studies be accessed and viewed?

Accepted unpublished studies will be available for download in pdf format from the Sage-Synapse Knowledge Portal. The submitting author will receive a link to their accepted study.

 

How to identify AlzPED records within PubMed?

Enter the following URL in the search field of your browser: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?holding=alzped. Bookmark this site as “PubMed with AlzPED”. Search PubMed using this bookmarked site to identify AlzPED records during your literature search. Clicking on the AlzPED icon will direct you to the record in the AlzPED database.