Category Archives: JPND News

The EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) has announced a joint trans-national call for research projects for pathway analysis across neurodegenerative diseases. Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease are a global health,... View Post
With the aim of assessing participant satisfaction with the 2015 JPco-fuND call, in March and April 2016 JPND surveyed the project coordinators of all submitted proposals. Responses to the survey were compiled, analysed and condensed into a series of conclusions that will be used to inform and... View Post
The EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) will shortly launch a call for "Multinational Research Projects for Pathway Analysis across Neurodegenerative Diseases". There is clinical, genetic and biochemical evidence that similar molecular pathways are relevant in... View Post
In light of the United Kingdom's 2016 referendum on membership to the European Union, the Medical Research Council (MRC), which represents the UK at the JPND Management Board, affirms that it will continue to pursue a collaborative, international research agenda and sees European science links as... View Post
Ten international JPND working groups recommended for funding The EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) has released the results of a “rapid-action” call to support working groups of leading scientists to bring forward novel approaches that will enhance the use of... View Post
At a recent meeting in Amsterdam, members of the JPND Management Board, which is the decision-making body of JPND, were invited to tour Reigershoeve, a patient-centered residential ‘care farm’ for people living with dementia. Located in Heemskerk, about a half hour northwest of Amsterdam,... View Post
The Lancet Neurology Conference: Preclinical neurodegenerative disease -- towards prevention and early diagnosis is now accepting abstracts for poster presentation at its 2016 meeting, which will take place October 19-21, 2016, in London, UK. Abstracts can be submitted on the following... View Post