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2 06-2020

EBC Special Session on Severe Patients held as part of the EAN Congress on 24 May 2020

2020-06-02T12:40:37+00:0002-06-2020|News|

A Special Session on “Severely affected patients in neurology and psychiatry: Detecting – Managing – Refining” was held as a virtual meeting on 24th May 2020. Many commonalities exist in both neurology and psychiatry as regards to the management of patients living with severe neurological or mental diseases, conditions that can have a great impact [...]

26 05-2020

“Science and Society”: new EBC video series launches

2020-05-26T11:12:16+00:0026-05-2020|News|

"Science & Society: Parkinson's Disease" is the title of the first video released by EBC on a new online communication with the goal of producing content that could cover some of our key messages and tackle complex issues such as brain disorders and their diagnosis. One of EBC’s key drivers is to raise awareness of [...]

19 05-2020

EBC and beLean.net launch the Brain Innovation Days 2020 – Save the Date!

2020-05-26T07:55:05+00:0019-05-2020|News|

The European Brain Council and beLean.net are excited to announce 'Save the Date' for the upcoming Brain Innovation Days, to be held in Brussels on 13-14 October and virtually all over Europe. The Brain Innovation Days will take over from EBC's 2018 event on "Enhanced engagement in public-private partnerships" and provide an opportunity to not [...]

5 05-2020

Brain diseases at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic – EBC President featured in Open Access Government

2020-05-05T14:03:45+00:0005-05-2020|News|

European Brain Council (EBC) President, Prof Monica di Luca, is featured in the latest Open Access Government, a digital publication that provides an in-depth perspective on key public policy areas from all around the world. Prof Di Luca provides a voice for the brain research community here, exploring how the brain research community is affected by [...]

4 05-2020

EBC Value of Treatment project highlighted by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health & Food Safety

2020-05-04T13:13:44+00:0004-05-2020|News|

The Value of Treatment (VoT) project, a 2-year study initiated by the European Brain Council (EBC) in 2018, has been highlighted in the European Reference Network for Rare Diseases (ERN) Newsletter that is sent on a quarterly basis by the Directorate-General for Health & Food Safety of the European Commission.   According to the European Reference Network on Rare Neurological Diseases (ERN-RND), there are 500,000 people living with rare [...]

24 04-2020

COVID on campus: Will R&D ecosystems survive? – 22nd April 2020

2020-04-24T13:39:37+00:0024-04-2020|News|

The public webcast “COVID on campus: Will R&D ecosystems survive?”, organized by Science|Business, was held on Wednesday 22nd April 2020. This online meeting assessed the disruption brought by the Covid-19 crisis on public and private organizations involved in research and innovation and explored solutions for addressing the impact on R&D systems. First to speak was [...]

23 04-2020

Brain-related COVID-19 surveys and resources

2020-05-20T08:16:30+00:0023-04-2020|News|

During this time of COVID-19, organisations across Europe and the world are working hard to better understand the virus and how it impacts not only society as a whole but the more at-risk groups such as those living with chronic conditions. EBC invites everyone to please have a look through the various ongoing consultations as [...]

15 04-2020

EFNA publishes message from those living with neurological disorders during COVID-19 outbreak

2020-04-15T11:17:10+00:0015-04-2020|News|

EFNA has published a message from those living with neurological disorders who may be directly at increased risk from COVID-19, including through disruptions in their healthcare provision. In the statement, EFNA explores three challenges to face this situation without neglecting patients with brain disorders: ensuring equitable access to treatments, services and supports, reinvigorating neuroscience [...]

6 04-2020

EBC supports Alzheimer Europe’s position on the issue of triage of patients in the context of access to intensive care services during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-04-06T12:11:04+00:0006-04-2020|News|

EBC has endorsed the Alzheimer Europe's calling for caution and sound ethical principles in the current triage guidelines, which would exclude people with dementia from life-saving access to ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alzheimer Europe emphasises its commitment to a human rights based approach to dementia and its firm belief that after diagnosis, people with [...]

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