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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 [...]

30 04-2018

Event Report: “Brain Research in Europe: Shaping FP9 and Delivering Innovation to the Benefit of Patients” & Brain Mission launch

2020-06-09T13:06:03+00:0030-04-2018|News|

Last Monday and Tuesday, 23-24 April 2018, EBC held the two-day event "Brain Research in Europe: Shaping FP9 and Delivering Innovation to the Benefit of Patients" at the University Foundation in Brussels. The event was organised in three different sessions: "FP9 and Missions", "The Value of Innovation" and "European Brain Research: Shifting Gears and Going [...]

22 03-2018

BAW 2018 Event Report: “Expanding Brain Research in Europe: Education, Behaviour and Brain Development”

2018-03-22T11:05:24+00:0022-03-2018|News|

On 15 March 2018, EBC held its annual Brain Awareness Week event at the European Parliament (in Strasbourg, France) in partnership with FENS, EDAB, BBC, University of Strasbourg-Neuropole and the Bureau Grand Est. The event is designed for outreach to the general public and policymakers, to give an insight into the world of neuroscience and [...]

10 03-2017

Irish Brain Council launch their inaugural position paper (06.03.17)

2017-03-10T14:33:23+00:0010-03-2017|News|

Brain conditions affect over 1.1 million people in Ireland but investment in research into these conditions remains behind cancer and cardiovascular research with a critical need for targeted funding to support research into brain conditions in this country. This was the central message of the Neurological Alliance of Ireland & Irish Brain Council conference "Brain [...]

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 [...]