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3 10-2019

“Time matters: A call to prioritize brain health” report launches

2019-10-03T10:00:16+00:0003-10-2019|News|

Experts call for coordinated public education and research programmes to avert a brain disease crisis   Experts are calling for a public health campaign aimed at promoting a ‘brain-healthy lifestyle’ to reduce the risk of developing neurodegenerative brain diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. The campaign should support existing health promotion work by [...]

6 03-2019

EBC holds Brain Awareness Week event on “Mood and Food: Exploring the gut-brain connection”

2019-03-06T13:50:49+00:0006-03-2019|News|

Though Brain Awareness Week is still approaching, held next week on March 11-15, the European Brain Council held its annual event early this year, ensuring access to the European Parliament in Brussels and an audience of policymakers and the general public. This year, the event focused on "Mood and Food: Exploring the gut-brain connection", examining [...]

25 07-2017

The Value of Early Intervention in Brain, Mind and Pain Conditions event – 12 July 2017

2017-07-25T09:24:55+00:0025-07-2017|News|

On 12 July 2017, the meeting of the MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain, and the Interest Group on Mental Health, Well-being and Brain Disorders took place in the European Parliament (Brussels) in partnership with EBC. The event was hosted by MEPs Jana Žitňanská, Marian Harkin, Michał Boni and Marek Plura. The well-attended and [...]

18 03-2016

Launch of EBC Consensus Statement to expand brain research

2016-03-18T09:50:12+00:0018-03-2016|News|

The European Brain Council (EBC) launched on 18 March a Consensus Statement meant to improve collaboration in the field of European brain research. The document is titled “The need to expand Brain Research in Europe” and can be viewed here. In promoting brain health in Europe, EBC recognises the vital need to create a body [...]

16 03-2016

EBC present at Brain Awarenees Week event in Greece

2016-03-16T09:58:48+00:0016-03-2016|News|

EBC's Senior Policy Manager Tadeusz Hawrot participated on 15 March in a one-day meeting titled "Translation of Brain Research into Clinical Practice". The event was took place in Athens, Greece, as part of the global campaign Brain Awareness Week, held between 14 and 20 March. The event was co-organised by representatives of Greek academia together with the [...]

12 03-2016

EBC featured in TPM: Tackling brain disorders in Europe

2016-03-12T09:24:24+00:0012-03-2016|News|

EBC benefited from ample coverage in the March edition of The Parliament Magazine. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and close EBC partners Jerzy Buzek and Marek Plura signed articles on key topics for our constituency: brain disorders strategies and patient advocacy. EBC Honorary Member Jerzy Buzek sent the message that 'European countries cannot tackle [...]