EPAD is glad to be featured in The Times Scotland

On 31 July, The Times Scotland published an article entitled: “Everyday pill to stop dementia in its tracks is tested in Scotland” where the EPAD project was featured. In this great article wrote by Helen Puttick, the health reporter for The Times in Scotland, Prof Craig Ritchie, EPAD co-coordinator, explained dementia prevention and mentioned that…

Interview with Philip Hougaard

What is your current role in EPAD? I am a biostatistician and therefore my key role is in the statistical work package (WP2). I have mostly been involved in writing the protocol for the proof-of-concept study, which has been evolving since I joined EPAD in February 2016. WP2 is also responsible for statistical modelling of…

Interview with Isabelle Carrié

What is your current role in EPAD? I work as a clinical project manager in the Gérontopôle team at Toulouse University Hospital coordinated by Pr Bruno Vellas who is the EPAD National Lead for France. I was designated to be the national study coordinator for EPAD project in 2015. We are involved in two major…

EPAD gets some great media coverage

The EPAD consortium is increasing in optimism regarding the success of its project that had some great media coverage during the summer. On 20 July, research in dementia prevention was covered in BBC on its main 6 o’clock news bulletin (see link at bottom – from 19 min 50 sec) and on BBC Radio 4…

EPAD project launches an amyloid video

The European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia (EPAD) project launched its second video about amyloid. This animation movie tries to explain what we currently understand about amyloid and how it relates to dementia. EPAD Research Participants may be invited to take part in a clinical trial if test results suggest abnormal levels of a protein called…