The EPAD consortium is increasing in optimism regarding the success of its project that had some great media coverage during the summer.
On 20 July, research in dementia prevention was covered in BBC on its main 6 o’clock news bulletin (see link at bottom – from 19 min 50 sec) and on BBC Radio 4 (see link at bottom – from 17 min 10 sec). Prof Craig Ritchie, EPAD co-coordinator, was interviewed by the BBC and talked about both the PREVENT Dementia study and the EPAD project, led from the University of Edinburgh Centre for Dementia Prevention.
BBC TV news bulletin: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08xd148
BBC radio 4 segment: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08xxdq7
The EPAD project has received support from the Innovative Medicines Initiative Joint Undertaking under grant agreement n° 115736, resources of which are composed of financial contribution from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) and EFPIA companies’ in kind contribution.