The European Brain Council sends out a newsletter as well as an External Environmental Report that brings articles and projects of interest to the attention of its members. From these, the Neuropenews Editors identify those that are of interest for the Neuropenews readers.
Innovative Medicines Initiative Alzheimer’s disease projects launch joint platform
The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) and its AETIONOMY, European Medical Information Framework (EMIF) and European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium (EPAD) projects announce the creation of the IMI Alzheimer’s Disease Research Platform. The platform will facilitate collaboration between the three projects, helping them to deliver results faster. More information and the press release can be found here.
Science advice for health policy: shoot the messenger?
This article by the European Public Health Alliance discusses the question of who provides scientific advice to policy-makers at the European Commission, which is challenging and controversial… evidence-based public policy remains a work in progress.