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New Report Highlights Link Between Alcohol and Brain Disorders


Alcohol is a risk factor for several brain disorders and is tightly coupled with mental illness. These are findings in the new research report "Alcohol and the Brain", compiled by an international research group. On the 22 February, the report will be launched in the European Parliament, in an event hosted by MEP Malin Björk, IOGT-NTO and the European [...]


Registration now open for Brain Awareness Week event in European Parliament


EBC is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our annual Brain Awareness Week event, hosted in the European Parliament by Member of European Parliament (MEP), Colm Markey (EPP, IE) on Thursday, 7 March 2024 at 11:00-13:00. Across the globe, society is facing brain challenges like never before — improving the health and well-being of citizens has [...]


Registration now open for an event on a rare brain disease ecosystem


Registration is now open for the hybrid event 'Towards a Rare Brain Disease Ecosystem', set to take place 29 February 2024 at 10:00-14:00 at the University Foundtion in Brussels and online. The main purpose of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness about rare diseases and their impact on the lives of those affected. It is the globally-coordinated movement, working [...]


EBC in Davos during the 2024 World Economic Forum


During the 2024 World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland), EBC was invited to take part in a number of panels in the brain health space to push for a better prioritization of brain health and research in the international economic agenda.   16 January 2024 [...]


European Brain Foundation Launches Registration for Event on ‘Brain in Sport’


On 24 February 2024, the European Brain Foundation (EBF), in partnership with the French Rugby Federation, Rugby Europe, and World Rugby, will host its first event on the subject of Brain in Sport dedicated to concussion, providing the most comprehensive information possible on concussion and its treatment, including key opinion leaders and experts in field to share state of [...]


EBC launches Election Manifesto for 2024 European Elections


As you know, 2024 will be a pivotal year for brain health, research, and innovation - at both the European and international level. One major milestone is coming soon: European elections will take place on June 6-9 2024. In anticipation, EBC, together with its nine member organisations, is pleased to release its 2024 Elections Manifesto, to help guide policymakers better [...]


‘Our Brains, Our Future’ in the Senate of Spain | Event Report


On 28 November 2023, the European Brain Council (EBC), in partnership with the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Spanish Brain Council, held the event “Our Brains, Our Future: The Value of Brain Research – from Basic to Clinical – to Improve Patient Outcomes in Europe” in the Senate of Spain, Madrid, under the auspices of the Spanish Presidency [...]


Event Report: Roundtable on Good Off-Label Use Practices (GOLUP) held in the European Parliament


On 14 November 2023, the European Brain Council (EBC) held a meeting in the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss ‘Good off-label use practices: Where are we? What next?’, hosted by MEP Stelios Kympouropoulos (EPP, Greece). The meeting touched upon both off-label use and repurposing. Off-label use is the practice of using a medicine or a medical device outside [...]


CSA BrainHealth in Preparation of a European Partnership on Brain Health kicks off in Bonn


The European Brain Council (EBC) joins members of the ERA-NET NEURON and JPND (namely DLR - German Aerospace Center, the French National Research Agency - ANR, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research - Inserm) and EBRAINS in partnership within the EU-funded Coordination & Support Action (CSA) BrainHealth, officially launched on 1 November 2023. The two-year CSA [...]


Registration closed for meeting on the Good Off-Label Use Practices (GOLUP) in the European Parliament


The European Brain Council (EBC) with support from the European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE) will organise a breakfast meeting with the topic: ''Good off-label use practices: Where are we? What next?'' in the European Parliament on November 14th from 08:00-09:30 CET . The event is hosted by MEP Stelios Kympouropoulos (EPP, Greece). Good off-label use practices are often [...]

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