In concert with the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union, two leading health research scientists from the Slovak Republic, which is a member of JPND, presented their work during the meeting of the Research Working Party in Brussels on September 23, 2016.

Professor Michal Novák, Director of the Institute of Neuroimmunology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, presented the results of his 30 years of research on Alzheimer’s disease, including a forthcoming paper in the prestigious journal The Lancet Neurology.

Professor Novák and his team are partners in the REfrAME project, a research initiative selected for support in the 2015 JPco-fuND call, with the support of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.

Dr Iveta Nagyova from the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice also presented the mission and activities of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA), where she acts as President of the Section on Chronic Diseases.