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EWGPWD meets face to face for the first time in over two years

EWGPWD meets face to face for the first time in over two years

Update
The European Working Group of People with Dementia (EWGPWD) was launched by Alzheimer Europe and its member associations in 2012….
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JPND-funded projects meet at the 2022 mid-term Symposium

JPND-funded projects meet at the 2022 mid-term Symposium

Event Update
On 28 April, The European Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) held its mid-term symposium 2022 in Brussels,…
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Registrations are open for the 32nd Alzheimer Europe Conference #32AEC

Registrations are open for the 32nd Alzheimer Europe Conference #32AEC

Event
Alzheimer Europe is delighted to invite you to the 32nd Alzheimer Europe Conference (#32AEC), organised in collaboration with Societatea Română…
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Members of the EU-FINGERS and LETHE Advisory Boards participate in an informative event

Members of the EU-FINGERS and LETHE Advisory Boards participate in an informative event

Update
On 6 April, members of the EU-FINGERS and LETHE Advisory Boards participated in a joint informative event on the topic…
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FINGER-NL has started: a study on the effects of lifestyle interventions on cognition

FINGER-NL has started: a study on the effects of lifestyle interventions on cognition

News Update
January 27th marks the official start of FINGER-NL, a two year long intervention study researching the effect of a combination…
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EU-FINGERS showcased at 31st Alzheimer Europe Conference

EU-FINGERS showcased at 31st Alzheimer Europe Conference

Event
The 31st Alzheimer Europe Conference (#31AEC), “Resilience in dementia: Moving beyond the COVID-19 pandemic”, was held online from 29 November…
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EU-FINGERS Advisory Board met in October and November

EU-FINGERS Advisory Board met in October and November

Event
The Advisory Board (AB) has been very active during the past last months. Members of the AB were split in…
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EU-FINGERS held the 2021 General Assembly e-meeting

EU-FINGERS held the 2021 General Assembly e-meeting

Event
On 18 November, the EU-FINGERS Consortium held the 2021 General Assembly (GA) e-meeting, in which all partners of the consortium…
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Prof. Miia Kivipelto is awarded the 2021 Melvin R. Goodes Prize

Prof. Miia Kivipelto is awarded the 2021 Melvin R. Goodes Prize

Event Press release
The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) has named Professor Miia Kivipelto, Scientific Coordinator of EU-FINGERS, as the recipient of the 2021 Melvin…
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EU-FINGERS Advisory Board meets in February and March

EU-FINGERS Advisory Board meets in February and March

Event
EU-FINGERS Consortium, funded by JPND, kicked off in 2020 with the aim of advancing preventive strategies for risk reduction and…
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The EU-FINGERS Advisory Board kicks off its activities

The EU-FINGERS Advisory Board kicks off its activities

Event
The EU-FINGERS Advisory Board, composed by persons with interest in or affected by memory disorders, started its activities, by discussing…
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New results from the FINGER study show the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic in older adults

New results from the FINGER study show the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic in older adults

Press release Update
How have social distancing measures affected older individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic? Recent research led by Prof. Miia Kivipelto’s team…
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EU-FINGERS held the 2020 General Assembly e-meeting

EU-FINGERS held the 2020 General Assembly e-meeting

Event
On December 14, the EU-FINGERS Consortium held the 2020 General Assembly e-meeting*, in which all partners of the consortium actively…
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Professor Miia Kivipelto is awarded the 2020 Ryman Prize

Professor Miia Kivipelto is awarded the 2020 Ryman Prize

Event Press release
The award recognises Professor Kivipelto’s more than 20 years of research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cognitive impairment,…
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EU-FINGERS showcased at 30th Alzheimer Europe Conference (#30AEC)

EU-FINGERS showcased at 30th Alzheimer Europe Conference (#30AEC)

Event
The 30th Alzheimer Europe Conference (#30AEC), “Dementia in a changing world”, was held online from 20-22 October 2020. Almost 800 participants,…
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Dementia in Europe issue 34 published as an e-magazine

Dementia in Europe issue 34 published as an e-magazine

Update
Alzheimer Europe has published the 34th edition of its “Dementia in Europe” policy magazine in an electronic format. The third…
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COVID-19 update and online resources

COVID-19 update and online resources

COVID-19 Update
With the COVID-19 spread across European countries and the rest of the world, various restrictions have been put in place…
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Survey launched to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic effects in older adults

Survey launched to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic effects in older adults

COVID-19 Update
The EU-FINGERS Consortium has launched a survey to monitor the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic effects in older adults at risk of…
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Interview with Professor Miia Kivipelto published in the Dementia in Europe magazine

Interview with Professor Miia Kivipelto published in the Dementia in Europe magazine

Update
Alzheimer Europe has published the 33rd edition of its “Dementia in Europe” policy magazine in an electronic format, for the…
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New JPND-funded EURO-FINGERS Consortium kicks off

New JPND-funded EURO-FINGERS Consortium kicks off

Event
On March 11, the new EURO-FINGERS (EU-FINGERS) Consortium started with an online meeting*, where all consortium partners were able to…
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EURO-FINGERS is an EU Joint Programme –
Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) project.

The project is supported through the following funding organisations under the aegis of JPND – www.jpnd.eu: Finland, Academy of Finland; Germany, Federal Ministry of Education and Research; Spain, National Institute of Health Carlos III; Luxemburg, National Research Fund; Hungary, National Research, Development and Innovation Office; The Netherlands, Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development; Sweden, Swedish Research Council.