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…

Interview with the IMI Programme Office

The EPAD project has an ambitious goal – to revolutionise the way we carry out clinical trials for treatments designed to prevent Alzheirmer’s dementia. In a interview with the IMI Programme Office, project coordinators Craig Ritchie of the University of Edinburgh and Serge Van der Geyten of Janssen Pharmaceutical explain what the EPAD project has…

EPAD has its own YouTube Channel

  On 10 May, the European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia (EPAD) project developed its own YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUDfoj0UvWCC0B9BFDnEvTA. This channel includes the various EPAD-related movies/clips ever produced and more particularly its first video – an introduction to the project. The three and a half minute animated video is available in the EPAD website homepage and…

Interview with Andrew Satlin

What is your current role in EPAD?   I am one of 2 EFPIA representatives on the EPAD Executive Committee; a co-lead for Work Package 1 along with Simon Lovestone and Gary Romano; and the EFPIA head of the Clinical Candidate Selection Committee.  I am also on the Clinical Development Executive.  So I have many,…

Interview with Cindy Birck

What is your current role in EPAD?   I am a member of WP6 (Dissemination). This group, led by Sean Knox (Novartis) and Jean Georges (Alzheimer Europe) coordinates internal and external dissemination activities of the project as well as its partners, its aims and progress. This Work Package (WP) also looks at the participant recruitment…

EPAD presented at the GBHI conference

From the 20th to the 22nd of April, the 2nd Annual Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) conference took place in Barcelona, Spain. The event was divided in 10 sessions: Session 1: Advancing a National Dementia Policy – Lessons Learned & Steps Forward Session 2: Policy & Economics of Dementia Session 3: Moderated Poster Session –…