A University of Utah psychology professor is seeking volunteers in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease for a study designed to widen knowledge about the disorder.

Dr. Ray Kesner said participants must be recently diagnosed victims between the ages of 55 and 80 who are still relatively healthy.Kesner said each volunteer will undergo a two-hour series of tests. Families of the volunteers will receive information on the course of the volunteer's condition.

Interested persons should call Kesner's office at 581-7430 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.