Title of project or programme
Title of PI Interventions
Principal Investigators of project/programme grant
Title Forname Surname Institution Country
prof.dr. Philip Scheltens Alzheimercentrum VUmc Netherlands
dr. Pieter Jelle Visser Alzheimer Centrum Limburg Netherlands
prof. Hilka Soininen University of Kupoio Finland
prof. Tobias Hartmann University of Heidelberg Germany
Address of institution of lead PI
Institution Alzheimercentrum VUmc
Street Address de Boelelaan 1118
City Amsterdam
Postcode 1081 HV
Country
  • Netherlands
Source of funding information

Dutch Alzheimer’s Association (Azheimer Nederland)

Total sum awarded (Euro)

690000

Start date of award

1-1-2008

Total duration of award in months

88

The project/programme is most relevant to
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
Keywords

treatment, nutrition, immunization

Research abstract in English

This research line comprises both pharmaceutical clinical trials and non-pharmaceutical interventions. The clinical trials (mostly contract research) occur in the Alzheimer Research Center, a separate, but linked unit specially dedicated to the execution of clinical trials. We also perform a number of self-initiated, non-pharmaceutical trials focussing on the effect of nutrition (medical food).

Lay summary

This line of research focuses on finding new ways to treat Alzheimer. We employ pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical approaches, amongst which nutritional interventions. We design these trials in a placebo-controlled fashion and focus on early onset patients as well as prodromal AD patients.

In which category does this research fall?
  • Clinical research

Types: Investments > €500k
Member States: Netherlands
Diseases: Alzheimer's disease & other dementias
Years: 2011
Database Categories: N/A
Database Tags: N/A

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