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Synapse is the lead project manager for the EPAD project (European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia Consortium), kicked-off on Jan 14-15, 2015 in Paris, which will work with 1.500 volunteers around Europe to participate in clinical trials towards the prevention of Alzheimer.
The EPAD project ( is aimed at creating a platform for faster and better assessment of drugs for the prevention of Alzheimer’s dementia in people at risk of developing the disease, but with no or mild symptoms
A consortium of 35 academic institutions, pharmaceutical companies, SMEs and patient organisations have joined forces to develop this ambitious project, funded under the auspices of the Innovative Medicines Initiative ( programme.
Three Spanish organisations participation in the EPAD consortium:
– Synapse Research Management Partners SL (SYNAPSE)
– Barcelonabeta Brain Research Center (BBRC)
– Araclon Biotech S.L. (ARACLON)
The project is co-led by Janssen Pharmaceutica and the University of Edinburgh. Synapse co-leads the Project Management and Sustainability work packages.
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