EBC is a network of key players in the “Brain Area”, with a membership encompassing scientific societies, patient organisations, professional societies and industry partners.
28 03-2024

EBC Launches ‘Rethinking Schizophrenia: Beyond the Voices’ Policy Report


The European Brain Council (EBC) is very pleased to launch the 'Rethinking Schizophrenia: Beyond the Voices' policy report, calling to improve the lives of people living with schizophrenia across Europe. It challenges the status quo and refreshes the European policy debate on people living with schizophrenia, recognises the essential role of social support and [...]

27 03-2024

EBC Brain Awareness Week 2024 Event Highlights


Official Aftermovie Full Event Recording “If you look at the cost [of brain disorders] to the health services, it is estimated to cost €800 billion a year. It’s the equivalent of cardiovascular, cancer, and diabetes all put together.” – MEP Colm Markey Host Member of the European Parliament, [...]

25 03-2024

Brain Health for Society Event Highlights


On January 25th, 2024, the European Brain Council, in partnership with Rice University Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Brain Capital Alliance, hosted a full-day event, Brain Health for Society: Insights from Brain Capital. Guided by Frédéric Destrebecq, Executive Director of the European Brain Council, this event included invited speakers and stakeholders and [...]

18 03-2024

Towards a Rare Brain Disease Ecosystem | Event highlights


On the occasion of Rare Disease Day, 29 February 2024, the European Brain Council (EBC) held the event Towards a Rare Brain Disease Ecosystem at the University Foundation, Brussels, to raise awareness on rare brain diseases and their societal impact. The event brought together researchers, clinicians, persons living with a rare brain disease and industry to [...]

7 03-2024

EBC Launches No Health Without Brain Health Campaign


EBC is pleased to fully kick off the No Health Without Brain Health campaign in the lead up to Brain Awareness Week 2024 and the upcoming EU Elections, aimed to increase public and policy awareness around brain health in Europe and beyond. Society is facing brain challenges like never before — improving the health [...]

20 02-2024

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 [...]

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