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27 03-2020

Deadlines for Horizon 2020 calls extended until June 2020 due to COVID-19

2020-03-27T14:41:05+00:0027-03-2020|News|

Update: Due to the Covid-19 crisis and overwhelming requests from the community calling for deadline lenience, the European Commission announced that the deadline for the Horizon 2020 health-related calls has been postponed. SC1-2020 is postponed to 4 June 2020 and, in addition, the deadlines of H2020-SC1-DTH-2020 and H2020-SC1-FA-DTS-2020 will be also extended to 18 June [...]

24 03-2020

EBC and member societies ask for extended deadline of all Horizon 2020 calls due to COVID-19

2020-03-25T08:05:28+00:0024-03-2020|News|

The European Brain Council (EBC), together with its member societies the European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA), the Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe (GAMIAN-Europe), the European Academy of Neurology (EAN), the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS), the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), the European Psychiatric Association (EPA), the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) and [...]

18 03-2020

RETHINKING MS in Europe, offering tangible policy changes to improve the lives of people living with MS across Europe, goes live during Brain Awareness Week

2020-03-24T09:05:08+00:0018-03-2020|News|

Brain Awareness Week (16-22 March 2020) The European Brain Council and The Health Policy Partnership launch the RETHINKING MS project on the occasion of Brain Awareness Week 2020. RETHINKINGMS, a pan-European report offering tangible policy changes to improve the lives of people living with MS across Europe went live this week, accompanied by dedicated country [...]

17 03-2020

EBC and MEPs calls for prioritizing brain research featured in Parliament Magazine’s Brain Awareness Week edition

2020-03-31T10:32:45+00:0017-03-2020|News|

This March 2020, EBC is featured in Parliament Magazine with a Thought Leader piece by EBC President, Prof. Monica Di Luca. This time the publication focused on encouraging further leadership from Europe and the European Union in the fight against brain conditions and in the continued quest to understand them. This entails stronger and bolder [...]

16 03-2020

‘The silent emergency of brain disorders’ – EBC included in Mediaplanet UK’s ‘Understanding the Brain’ campaign

2020-03-18T12:17:44+00:0016-03-2020|News|

EBC is pleased to be included in MediaPlanet's Understanding the Brain campaign, launched in time for Brain Awareness Week 2020. Indeed, this week is Brain Awareness Week (March 16 – 22) and to mark the special week for the brain, The Guardian will include the ‘Understanding the Brain’ supplement within its print edition. EBC is [...]

3 03-2020

EBC submits feedback to roadmap consultation on Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, highlighting comorbidities in cancer

2020-03-03T14:45:19+00:0003-03-2020|News|

EBC joined members of the Cancer Related Complications and Comorbidities Initiative in responding to the European Commission's open consultation on the Roadmap for the Europe's Beating Cancer Plan, which closed on 3 March 2020. EBC joined the initiative of like-minded European health organisations in signing a joint statement calling for making cancer-related complications and comorbidities - [...]

11 02-2020

EBC signs joint statement on making cancer-related complications and comorbidities an EU health priority

2020-02-11T10:42:03+00:0011-02-2020|News|

EBC has joined like-minded European health organisations in signing a joint statement calling for making cancer-related complications and  comorbidities an EU health priority. Cancer-related complications and comorbidities - many neurological or psychiatric - are a highly significant, and in many cases fatal, burden on patients across Europe but are all too often neglected in policy [...]

17 01-2020

PRIME project kicks off – New mental health project aims to uncover insulin-related mechanisms linking disorders of body and brain

2020-03-05T23:47:50+00:0017-01-2020|News|

PRIME Project: New mental health project aims to uncover insulin-related mechanisms linking disorders of body and brain An important European-funded initiative has been launched to explore how common molecular mechanisms may link metabolic disorders, especially type 2 diabetes and obesity, with brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and autism spectrum disorders.

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