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909-2021

Registration and programme launched for the Brain Innovation Days

09-09-2021|News|

Registration is now open for the two-day Brain Innovation Days event, to be held physically in Brussels, Belgium, on 12-13 October 2021. Under the overarching theme, United for Brain Innovation, the Brain Innovation Days will bring together, in-person*, key opinion leaders and stakeholders from the ever-growing brain innovation ecosystem to create synergies and showcase the importance of brain innovation. [...]

909-2021

EBC launches 2020 Annual Report

09-09-2021|News|

This week, the European Brain Council launched its 2020 Annual Report. In spite of a very challenging year, we are extremely proud that we were able to carry on our activities and continue to deliver upon the agenda and objectives that were defined for the organisation. COVID-19 naturally had a major impact on many areas over 2020. The entire brain [...]

2907-2021

EBC and EBRAINS launch Save the Date for European Brain Summit, held in conjunction with the Brain Innovation Days and HBP Summit

29-07-2021|News|

The European Brain Council and the EBRAINS Research Infrastructure are pleased to invite you to the first European Brain Summit, a joint event that will take place on 12th October 2021 in Brussels from 13:30 to 18:00, in conjunction with the Brain Innovation Days and Human Brain Project Summit.   This will be a unique opportunity to explore the challenge [...]

707-2021

GOLUP Consortium holds a digital event on “Patient Safety and Informed Consent: The Importance of Good Off-label Use Practices” 

07-07-2021|News|

Event Report: “Patient Safety and Informed Consent: The Importance of Good Off-label Use Practices”  On 17 June 2021, the GOLUP (Good Off-label Use Practices) Consortium held a virtual event, led by the European Brain Council, to disseminate the Declaration on Good Off-Label Use Practice.  The event was hosted by MEP Cyrus Engerer (S&D, Malta), member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. The panel and [...]

507-2021

EBC supports the need to prioritise the rapidly growing challenge of Alzheimer’s disease

05-07-2021|News|

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease that progresses in stages, beginning with a long silent phase before symptoms occur, and the underlying cause in 70% of people with dementia. Dementia, which is not a specific disease but an overall term that describes a group of symptoms, is characterized by a decline in memory, thinking, behavior and the ability to [...]

2806-2021

New Value of Treatment stream on Transversal Topics currently underway

28-06-2021|News|

Kicked off in December 2020, a third stream of the Value of Treatment project on Transversal Topics is officially underway over a three-year period from 2021 to 2023. A case study on chronic pain has begun and soon a case study on sleep and wake disorders is to follow, potentially among others. The group study on chronic pain, chaired [...]

2806-2021

VOT2 Case Studies on Rare Diseases & Mental Disorders present findings at Synthesis Meeting on 8 June 2021

28-06-2021|News|

On 8 June 2021, EBC hosted a virtual Synthesis Meeting for the Value of Treatment 2 case study working groups to present their preliminary findings. The Value of Treatment for Brain Disorders (VOT) is a health economics and outcomes research project coordinated by the European Brain Council (EBC). EBC conceptualized in 2015 the Value of Treatment research framework with [...]

2806-2021

EBC raises awareness on International Phenylketonuria Day

28-06-2021|News|

EBC is happy to recognise and support International Phenylketonuria (PKU) Day, which takes place annually on 28 June — the birthday of two stalwarts of PKU, Robert Guthrie (1916-1995) and Horst Bickel (1918-2000). The ongoing 2019-2021 Value of Treatment (VOT) project for Brain Disorders and its recent synthesis meeting on 8 June 2021 aimed to provide preliminary findings on the [...]

1806-2021

Save the Date and Call for Applications Launched for Brain Innovation Days

18-06-2021|News|

We are excited to announce that after one year of digital sessions, the Brain Innovation Days will take place in person on 12-13 October 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. Under the overarching theme, United for Brain Innovation, the Brain Innovation Days will bring together key opinion leaders and stakeholders from the ever-growing brain innovation ecosystem to create synergies and showcase the importance [...]

806-2021

The Value of Treatment for Brain Disorders: Case Studies on Rare Diseases & Mental Disorders present findings at Synthesis Meeting

08-06-2021|News|

The Value of Treatment for Brain Disorders (VOT) is a health economics and outcomes research project coordinated by the European Brain Council (EBC). EBC conceptualized the Value of Treatment research framework to address the increasing burden of brain disorders – both neurological and mental alike. Budgetary restrictions across the EU are threatening the sustainability of the European social welfare [...]

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