Title of COE
Title of PI Alzheimercentrum VUmc
Mission of COE

Our mission is to combine top referent patient care and world class research. We strive for a leading position in both care and research of dementia, with a special focus on dementia with early onset.

Title prof dr
First name Philip
Last name Scheltens
COE Principal Investigators
Title First name Last name
prof. dr Philip Scheltens
dr Wiesje van der Flier
Heutink prof. dr. Peter
prof. dr. Frederik Barkhof
prof. dr. Cees Stam
dr. Rien Blankenstein
prof. dr. Bart van Berckel
dr. Yolande Pijnenburg
dr. Pieter Jelle Visser
Address of institution where award is held
Institution Boelelaan 1118
Street Address Amsterdam
City Alzheimercentrum VUmc
Postcode 1081 HV
  • Netherlands
  • Date that the CoE was established

    We have 4 main research programmes: 1) early diagnosis, 2) endophenotypes, 3) vascular factors 4) interventions. We approach these research topics with a number of tools and techniques: clinical/cognition, MRI, PET, EEG/MEG, biomarkers, pathology/pathogenesis and genetics.

    If it has specific relevance to a neurodegenerative disease please select up to three of the following
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • How many constituent programmes are there within the Centre of Excellence?


    Funding sources
    1 Stichting VUmc Fund
    2 Stichting Dioraphte
    3 FES Fund
    4 EU FP5/FP6
    5 Alzheimer Nederland
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