EPAD features prominently at AAIC Conference in Toronto

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference took place in Toronto from 23 to 28 July. EPAD – funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) – featured in a number of key symposia and communications: At a joint pre-conference meeting of the Global Alzheimer’s Platform and EPAD on global Alzheimer’s research collaboration on 22 July, EPAD researchers…

EPAD recruits its first Spanish research participant

The European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia initiative (EPAD) has recruited its first research participant in Spain, Maria (pictured). The EUR 64 million Europe-wide initiative, which aims to improve our understanding of the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease and how it leads to dementia, is building a registry of 24,000 people and a cohort of 6,000…

Barcelona, international meeting point for research on Alzheimer’s dementia prevention

The European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia (EPAD) is an initiative that groups together 36 academic research centres & universities, biotech & pharmaceutical companies and patient associations with the aim of establishing an infrastructure to facilitate clinical trials to prevent the onset of the disease.  The first volunteers, from Edinburgh and Barcelona, are currently being incorporated…

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)…

Interview with Gloria Oliver Rodriguez

What is your current role in EPAD? I am a member of the Legal & IP (intellectual property) Committee (LIPC), representing Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Centre (BBRC) that is co-leading the project and provides the Iberian Lead and a Trial Delivery Centre. The LIPC is composed of six members who are experts in legal, business, or…

Interview with Gerald Luscan

What is your current role in EPAD? In EPAD, I am co-leading the WP3 (EPAD register and Parent Cohorts) with Dr. Pieter Jelle Visser. I also represent WP3 on the Steering committee and the Data Oversight Committee. I am lucky to have many talented people in WP3 with different expertise.  My role is to organize…