Title of COE
Title of PIAlzheimercentrum VUmc
Mission of COE

Our mission is to combine top referent patient care and world class research. We strive for a leading position in both care and research of dementia, with a special focus on dementia with early onset.

Titleprof dr
First namePhilip
Last nameScheltens
COE Principal Investigators
TitleFirst nameLast name
prof. drPhilipScheltens
drWiesjevan der Flier
Heutinkprof. dr.Peter
prof. dr.FrederikBarkhof
prof. dr.CeesStam
prof. dr.Bartvan Berckel
dr.Pieter JelleVisser
Address of institution where award is held
InstitutionBoelelaan 1118
Street AddressAmsterdam
CityAlzheimercentrum VUmc
Postcode1081 HV
  • Netherlands
  • Date that the CoE was established

    We have 4 main research programmes: 1) early diagnosis, 2) endophenotypes, 3) vascular factors 4) interventions. We approach these research topics with a number of tools and techniques: clinical/cognition, MRI, PET, EEG/MEG, biomarkers, pathology/pathogenesis and genetics.

    If it has specific relevance to a neurodegenerative disease please select up to three of the following
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • How many constituent programmes are there within the Centre of Excellence?


    Funding sources
    1Stichting VUmc Fund
    2Stichting Dioraphte
    3FES Fund
    4EU FP5/FP6
    5Alzheimer Nederland
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