Paper of the Month: Preventing cognitive decline in at-risk elderly people: a randomised controlled trial

Elena Moroby Elena Moro For August 2015, we have selected: Ngandu T, Lehtisalo J, Solomon A, et al. A 2-year multidomain intervention of diet, exercise, cognitive training, and vascular risk monitoring versus control to prevent cognitive decline in at-risk elderly people… Continue Reading

EAN signs the Alzheimer Europe Glasgow Declaration

Following invitation by Alzheimer Europe, Professor Günther Deuschl, EAN President, and the EAN Board accepted to sign the Alzheimer Europe Glasgow Declaration. The “Glasgow Declaration” calls for the creation of a European Dementia Strategy and national strategies in every country… Continue Reading

Science from a Tweet: Found a genetic link between van Gogh and his paintings; but let’s not lose the magic

by Delia Lenzi Power and collaborators have recently published in the Journal Nature Neuroscience a paper on the genetic link between creativity and psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder and schizofrenia. They found that polygenic risk scores for schizophrenia and… Continue Reading

Department-Department Programme – Reports from 2015

Report from Nedia Ben Achour from Tunisia visiting the Department of Neuromuscular Diseases and ALS in Marseille, France under the supervision of Professor Shahram Attarian I carried out my training in the “Department of Neuromuscular Diseases and ALS” (La Timone,… Continue Reading

Regional Teaching Course in Lviv, Ukraine, May 28-30, 2015

It was the second time our Department in Lviv supervised a Regional Teaching Course, funded by the EAN. The RTC took place from 28-30 May, 2015. First, our organising committee would like to express their appreciation for the great help… Continue Reading

Scientific Corner: Article Recommendations Higher Cortical Functions

In this issue of the Neuropenews we would like to again invite you to read interesting articles which were kindly chosen by our Subspecialty Scientific Panel on Higher Cortical Functions: May-Britt Moser, David C. Rowland, Edvard I. Moser: “Place cells,… Continue Reading