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August 2018

EPAD Aberdeen Conference

August 29, 2018
Aberdeen, UK Aberdeen, United Kingdom + Google Map

In late August, the EPAD network in Scotland will gather together in Aberdeen to discuss progress and look forward to the future of Alzheimer's disease research in Scotland, and EPAD's part in that. This event is by invitation only. If you are part of the EPAD network, and are interested in attending, please get in touch to request an invite.

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September 2018

41st Annual Meeting of the European Society of Neuroradiology

September 19, 2018 - September 23, 2018
De Doelen, Kruisplein 40
3012 CL Rotterdam, Netherlands
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The 41st ESNR annual meeting, 25th advanced course in diagnostic neuroradiology and 10th advanced course in interventional neuroradiology will take place in Rotterdam in late September. EPAD's Silvia Ingala of the Vumc Department of Radiology is presenting a poster entitled "Brain imaging for secondary prevention of Alzheimer’s dementia: the EPAD study".    

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September 21, 2018

World Alzheimer’s Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which Alzheimer’s organisations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning.  The theme for this year’s World Alzheimer’s Month campaign is Every 3 seconds. ADI is encouraging people all around the world to understand the importance of recognising dementia as a disease and challenging the stigma…

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October 2018

10th IMI Scientific Symposium

October 22, 2018 - October 23, 2018
Crowne Plaza Le Palace, Rue Gineste 3
Brussels, Belgium
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Three EPAD abstracts have been accepted at this year's IMI Scientific Symposium in Brussels on 22 and 23 October 2018. Oral presentation, October 22nd 11:30 – 12:15 “Predicting Cognitive Decline through Structural MRI biomarkers: Results from the EMIF-AD Biomarker Discovery Study” EPAD - Ingala Silvia, VU Medical Center Poster 45 “Altering disease course before symptom onset: the European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia (EPAD) project (WP4)” EPAD - Gheorghe Delia, University of Oxford Poster 63- “European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia (EPAD)…

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11th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD)

October 24, 2018 - October 27, 2018
Barcelona 08028, Spain
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We are delighted to announce that EPAD co-coordinator Professor Craig Ritchie will deliver an oral presentation at the 11th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD) on 27th October at 3.15pm. The goal of CTAD 2018 is to bring together today’s worldwide leaders in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease to discuss new results, candidate therapeutics, and methodological issues important to the development of the next generation of Alzheimer’s disease treatments. Professor Ritchie (Centre for Dementia Prevention, University of Edinburgh) will present…

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28th Alzheimer Europe Conference (AEC)

October 29, 2018
Barceló Sants Hotel, Plaça dels Països Catalans
Barcelona, 08014 Spain
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28th Alzheimer Europe Conference, in collaboration with CEAFA and Fundación Alzheimer España, will be held in Barcelona from 29 to 31 October 2018. This year’s conference theme is “Making dementia a European priority”. We are pleased to announce that EPAD's Jose Luis Molinuevo, Scientific Director of the Barcelona Beta Research Centre, will give the opening lecture of the AE Conference, entitled: "Will we be able to prevent Alzheimer’s disease?" Stina-Saunders (UEDIN) and Isadora Lopes Alves (VUmc), two of our EPAD Academy fellows,…

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NHS Research Scotland Conference

October 30, 2018
Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street, Perth, PH1 5HZ United Arab Emirates + Google Map

The NRS Research Scotland Conference will be held on 30 October in Perth. Through a series of plenary and parallel sessions, panel discussions, speed presentations, posters and exhibitor opportunities the NHS Research Scotland Conference celebrates the strength of Scotland’s research environment. Professor Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director of Healthcare Quality and Improvement at Scottish Government will take to the stage with Allison Worth, Patient and Public Involvement Advisor at Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility and patients for a powerful opening plenary celebrating…

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November 2018

Partnerships in Clinical Trials Europe

November 27, 2018 - November 29, 2018

Katrin Haeverans (Clinical Scientist and External Affairs Director at JPNV) will be presenting  EPAD at the Partnerships in Clinical Trials Europe congress in Barcelona on 29th November,  15:00 - 15:30h. STREAM 8: Real World Evidence, Paediatrics, Trial Design & Big Data Thursday, 29 November 2018 15:00 - 15:30 CASE STUDY: Collaborative studies and platform studies – changing the scope of clinical research: The sad truth about Alzheimer’s Dementia EPAD (Early Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease)– A New Era for Performing Prevention…

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Dementia Research Showcase 2018

November 28, 2018
Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh, Edinburgh Campus, Boundary Rd N,
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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On 28 November, you are invited to join the "Dementia Research Showcase 2018" in Edinburgh (UK). The talks will tackle important questions relating to dementia and highlight dementia research taking place locally and nationally. In the first session you will hear from people working at organisations and charities involved in facilitating and supporting dementia research. The speakers will introduce dementia, highlight why research is important, and discuss how their organisations facilitate dementia research. We are glad that our epadista Sarah Gregory will give…

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AETIONOMY final symposium and IMI neurodegeneration initiatives

November 29, 2018 - November 30, 2018
Hilton Bonn, Berliner Freiheit 2
Bonn, Germany
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In December 2018, the AETIONOMY project will reach the end of its funded period. The objectives of the final AETIONOMY symposium are: Presentation of the major achievements of the AETIONOMY consortium. Exploring other IMI neurodegenerative disease research projects with an aim to map the AETIONOMY outcomes into the bigger picture of the IMI project portfolio. And learning, what other related initiatives in Europe are doing and in a special keynote, we will hear, how private funding has led to an…

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