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 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…

Interview about EPAD by Touch Neurology

On June 24-27, the third Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) took place in Amsterdam. The congress gathered more than 6,000 neurologists from all over Europe and the rest of the world. Our WP6 co-leader Sean Knox attended the event. He presented the EPAD project in a great interview with Touch Neurology. He…

CITA Foundation enrols its first participant

We are very pleased to announce that the EPAD LCS study is now recruiting volunteers in San Sebastian (Spain), which opened as a new EPAD Trial Delivery Center. This centre is the first wave 2 centres opened and few other will be following very soon. Aranzazu is the first participant enrolled in the EPAD project…

EPAD project launches its Academy

On 15 June, the European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia (EPAD) project announced the launch of its EPAD Academy that is aiming to efficiently leverage EPAD resources to foster and develop academic research capacity and output in AD across Europe for maximum global impact. It is expected to be a great space – To create the…

EPAD is acknowledged in a JAMA editorial

On 13 June, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published an editorial entitled “Brain Amyloid Pathology and Cognitive Function – Alzheimer Disease Without Dementia?”. This paper was written by Pieter Jelle Visser and Betty Tijms from the Maastricht University and the VU University Medial Center VUmc Amsterdam (the Netherlands). EPAD is acknowledged in…