WP3 EPAD Registry paper in Alzheimer’s & Dementia

ABSTRACT: Introduction: It is a challenge to find participants for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) prevention trials within a short period of time. The European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia Registry (EPAD) aims to facilitate recruitment by preselecting subjects from ongoing cohort studies. This article introduces this novel approach. Methods: A virtual registry, with access to risk factors…

EPAD is glad to be featured in The Lancet Neurology

On 22 March, The Lancet Neurology published an article entitled: “Frederik Barkhof: building bridges between disciplines” where EPAD and its sister project AMYPAD were featured. In this great article, Professor Frederik Barkhof, AMYPAD coordinator and member of the EPAD imaging scientific advisory group, was interviewed to share his early academic journey. The article can be downloaded…

Congratulations to the EPAD Trial Delivery Centre of the Month: BBRC (Barcelona, Spain)

We are very pleased to announce that the Barcelonabeta Brain Research Center (BBRC) was the most successful trial delivery centre (TDC) in February with 14 newly screened participants in the EPAD Longitudinal Cohort Study (LCS). Congratulations to the entire team (pictured)! The European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia initiative (EPAD) recruited its first Spanish research participant…

EPAD papers identifies expectations related to learning risk status and preferences related to the content, quality, and follow-up of the disclosure process

  Summary: In clinical trials which target pathophysiological mechanisms associated with Alzheimer’s disease, research participants who are recruited based on biomarker test results should be informed about their increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s dementia. This paper presents the results of a qualitative focus group study of attitudes and concerns toward learning information about biomarker-based risk…

EPAD is glad to be featured in the Spanish “Diario Médico” magazine

  On 26 January, the Spanish specialized magazine for physicians “Diario Médico” published an article entitled “Una década de investigación en la prevención del Alzheimer” including an interview of Prof. José Luis Molinuevo, EPAD co-leader and Scientific Director of the BBRC (Barcelonabeta Brain Research Center). BBRC is the institute where the Pasqual Maragall Foundation conducts all…