Top researchers advocate united actions to fight Alzheimer’s disease

15 March, 2016 in subject Okategoriserade

Bengt WinbladTo meet the challenge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, a concerted effort and long-term economic commitment is needed, according to a new report by internationally leading researchers in the field. The journal  Lancet Neurology  devotes its entire April issue to a detailed overview and recommendations about how patient care, as well as basic and clinical research on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias should be organised in the future. The report will be presented at a workshop hosted by the European Parliament in Brussels on March 15, during the Brain Awareness Week 2016.
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Publication: Defeating Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias: a priority for European science and society‘, Bengt Winblad, Philippe Amouyel, Sandrine Andrieu et al, The Lancet Neurology, 2016;15:455-532, published online 14 March 2016.
For further details, please contact:
Bengt Winblad, MD, PhD, Professor in Geriatrics, Center for Alzheimer Research
Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet
Phone: +46 (0) 70-632 67 71
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