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European-wide research strategy to tackle Neurodegenerative Diseases

On the 7th February 2012, the EU Joint Programme in Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) launched a European-wide strategy to coordinate and prioritize research aimed at tackling the enormous challenge of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease.

The goals of the European-wide strategy are:

  • To develop new treatments and preventive strategies
  • To improve health and social care approaches
  • To raise awareness and de-stigmatise Alzheimer‚Äôs and other Neurodegenerative disorders
  • To alleviate the economic and social burden of these diseases.

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