Interview with Richard Milne

What is your current role in EPAD? I work on ethical and social questions related to the development of the EPAD project, conducting qualitative research and coordinating the work of the EPAD ‘ELSI’ (Ethical, Legal and Social Implications) group. This group, led by Shirlene Badger, Edo Richard, Luc Truyen and Carol Brayne, consists of clinicians, philosophers, social…

Interview with Sandra Pla

What is your current role in EPAD? With Carlos Díaz, we are co-leads of WP5 (Project Management) together with Janssen, being responsible for monitoring compliance to the work plan, planned resources and time schedule, deliverables and tracking milestone achievements, risk management, overall financial management (budget and costs/payments control) and administration. I am also participating in…

Looking back at an EPAD-tastic 2016!

Another EPAD year has passed and we are proud to look back at a lot of successful deliveries and established relationships and look forward to 2017. To celebrate turning two, we list herein some of our key achievements of the past 12 months. January At the turn of the year, we welcomed the 36th EPAD…

Interview with Karen Ritchie

What is your current role in EPAD? I am co-chair with Michael Ropacki of the Clinical and Cognitive Outcomes Scientific Advisory Group (CCO-SAG), which is part of WP1. I am also a member of the Epidemiology Advisory Group. The CCO-SAG includes leading neuropsychologists and neurologists from Europe and the USA, and our work has principally…

Interview with Sean Knox

What is your current role in EPAD? I am the industry co-lead for Work Package 6, together with Jean Georges from Alzheimer Europe. Work Package 6 is the communication and information dissemination engine of EPAD. Our primary purpose is to let the world know what EPAD is doing. Our audience is very broad, ranging from…

Sister initiative IMI-Amypad looking for Postdoc

AMYPAD is a European project to establish the true value of amyloid PET in a diagnostic and prognostic setting ( http://www.amypad.eu/). This 5-year project is a collaboration between industry (GEHC, Piramal, Janssen, Ixico) and academic partners funded by the IMI-2 program (total budget 27 million euro). Throughout Europe we will recruit 900 memory clinic patients…

Interview with Shobha Dhadda

What is your current role in EPAD? I am one of the leaders of Work package 2 as well as a steering committee member. Work package 2 is responsible for creation of the disease models and adaptive design platform trial. In addition, I contributed to the development of proof of concept protocol with work package…

Interview with Brian Tom

What is your current role in EPAD? With Adrian Mander, I lead the Disease Modelling Workstream in WP2 (Statistical/Methodology Engine Room). Our principal task is to analyse, on an on-going basis, data arising from the EPAD Longitudinal Cohort Study and the EPAD Proof of Concept Trial in order to refine disease models across the EPAD…

The University of Edinburgh is looking for an EPAD Neuroradiology Clinical Research Fellow

This is a unique opportunity for a future clinical academic neuroradiologist to gain research training experience while working on the neuroimaging data in the European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia, EPAD research programme.  http://ep-ad.org You will be based in a world-leading Academic Neuroradiology Department (under Professor Joanna Wardlaw), partnering with the Centre for Dementia Prevention (CDP)…