JPND 2016 call: “Working Groups for Harmonisation and Alignment in Brain Imaging Methods for Neurodegeneration”

Ten project proposals were recommended for funding by the Peer Review Panel based on scientific excellence and by the Call Steering Committee.

To learn more about these projects, click on the links below. Projects are presented in alphabetical order according to their acronym.

ASAP SynTau: Alignment and Standardization of Neuroimaging Methods in Atypical Parkinsonism, specifically Synucleinopathies and Tauopathie
Coordinator: Thilo van Eimeren, University of Cologne, Germany
Co-coordinator: Hartwig R. Siebner, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

BioFIND: Biomagnetic Framework for Identifying Network Dysfunction in dementia
Coordinator: Laura Hughes, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK

EUFIND: European Ultrahigh-Field Imaging Network for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Coordinators: Emrah Duzel and Oliver Speck, University of Magdeburg, Germany

FULL-HD: Full exploitation of High-Dimensionality in brain imaging
Coordinator: Arfan Ikram, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands

HARNESS: Harmonising Brain Imaging Methods for Vascular Contributions to Neurodegeneration
Coordinator: Eric Smith, University of Calgary, Canada
Co-coordinator: Joanna Wardlaw, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

HSG: Harmonized Hippocampal Subfield Segmentation Working Group
Coordinator: Rosanna Olsen, Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
Co-coordinator: Gaël Chételat, University of Caen, France

IMBI: Framework for Innovative Multi-tracer molecular Brain Imaging to enable multi-centre trials and image evaluation in early neurodegenerative diseases
Coordinator: Andreas H. Jacobs, University Muenster, Germany
Co-coordinator: Daniela Perani, IRCCS-San Raffaele, Italy

ND-PETMRI: Development of a Methodological Framework for Integrated PET/MR Imaging of Neurodegeneration
Coordinator: Henryk Barthel, University Leipzig, Germany
Co-coordinator: Thomas Schwarzlmüller, University of Bergen, Norway

PETMETPAT: Harmonisation metabolic FDG brain pattern characteristics
Coordinators: K.L. Leenders and Ronald Boellaard, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands
Co-coordinator: José Obeso, Hospitales de Madrid, Spain

SRA-NED: Harmonization of acquisition and processing of Brain Imaging Biomarkers for Neurodegenerative Diseases: A strategic Research Agenda for best-practice guidelines
Coordinator: Giovanni B. Frisoni, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Co-coordinator: Jorge Jovicich, University of Trento, Italy