Call Results

Results of the 2013 JPND Transnational call for “European research projects for pilot studies on preventive strategies related to Neurodegenerative Diseases”

The following project proposals have been suggested for funding by the Peer Review Panel based on scientific excellence and by the Call Steering Committee based on budget availability.

Proposals are presented in alphabetical order according to their acronym.

User-friendly fact sheets for each project are available by clicking on the project titles below.

Please refer to your national funding agency for further details. A list of the national contact representatives can be found here.

The supported projects are:

EURO-SCD: Subjective cognitive decline in preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease: European initiative on harmonization and on a lifestyle-based prevention strategy
Frank Jessen, University of Bonn, Germany
Alexander Drzezga, University of Cologne, Germany
Lorena Rami, Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Spain
Sietske Sikkes, VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands

MIND-AD: Multimodal preventive trials for Alzheimer’s Disease: towards multinational strategies
Miia Kivipelto, Karolinska Institutet, Finland
Hilkka Soininen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Sandrine Andrieu, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), France
Edo Richard, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tobias Hartmann, Universität des Saarlandes, Germany

NEUROEXERCISE: The effects of an extensive exercise program on the progression of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
Stefan Schneider, German Sport University Cologne, Germany
“Christian Montag, University of Bonn, Germany
Bernd Weber, University Hospital Bonn, Germany
Brian Lawlor, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Marcel Olde Rikkert, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands

ONWebDUALS: ONTology-based Web Database for Understanding Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Mamede de Carvalho, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal
Magdalena Kuzma-Kozakiewicz, University of Warsaw, Poland
Maria Piotrkiewicz, Nałęcz, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Julian Grosskreutz, University Hospital Jena, Germany
Peter M. Andersen, Umeå University, Sweden
Susanne Petri, Hannover Medical School Germany

Latest news:
ONWebDUALS Newsletter – December 2015 [PDF]

PreFrontAls: Searching for therapeutic interventions in frontotemporal dementia with C9ORF72 repeat expansions in the presymptomatic stage
John C van Swieten, Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands
Caroline Graff, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Raquel Sánchez-Valle, Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Spain
Markus Otto, University of Ulm, Germany
Pietro Tiraboschi, Fondazione I.R.C.C.S., Italy
Rob Willemsen, Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands