Edinburgh Dementia Prevention Summer School 2022

Edinburgh Dementia Prevention are hosting a brain health summer school on Monday 26 September – Thursday 29 September 2022, at St Leonard’s Hall, Edinburgh. It is is a 4-day interactive course designed principally for trainee and qualified clinicians, nurses and allied health professionals working in (or with an aim to work in) brain health and…

EPAD at AAIC22!

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Each year, AAIC convenes the world’s leading basic science and clinical researchers, next-generation investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share research discoveries that’ll lead to methods of prevention and treatment and improvements in the diagnosis…

ADDI NeuroToolKit Data Hackathon

The Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative (ADDI) is calling on experts from around the world to join them in a two-week virtual Data Hackathon. In self-selected teams of two to four people, participants will be investigating the potential of different biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease. Teams will be using the new NeuroToolKit (NTK) app, developed by Roche…

The Neuronet Coordination and Support Action releases updated Decision Tool for engagement with Regulatory and Health Technology Assessment bodies

On 9 May, the members of the Neuronet (Efficiently Networking European Neurodegeneration Research) programme were pleased to announce the launch of an updated version of their Decision Tool to support engagement with Regulatory and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) bodies. The Decision Tool now provides a clickable overview of the processes and procedures for HTA and…

The EPAD genomic data is now available on the Alzheimer’s Disease Workbench

The European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia (EPAD) consortium, in their partnership with Aridhia and Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative (ADDI), are delighted to announce that the EPAD genomic data has been incorporated into the Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Workbench to provide even greater value to the global neuroscience research community. A key achievement of the EPAD project…

ADDI celebrates one year of achievements

On 17 November 2020, a coalition of partners including the US Alzheimer’s Association, Gates Ventures and the Wellcome Trust launched the Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative (ADDI) and its Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Workbench. Designed as a platform for federated data sharing, the AD Workbench aims to facilitate interoperability across existing data platform, by enabling researchers to…

EPAD announces a new collaboration with Hummingbird Diagnostics

The EPAD BioRepository team has recently successfully sent 3,000 samples for RNA analyses in Germany. These samples were collected annually from research participants throughout their participation in the EPAD Longitudinal Cohort Study. Once analyses are complete, the data will be integrated into the main EPAD database, accessible via the Alzheimer’s Disease Workbench of the Alzheimer’s…