Neurodegenerative diseases already stand for more hospital admissions and longer care than all other diseases. Demographic development predicts a further increase in the prevalence of especially irreversible dementias. Early diagnosis and effective treatment methods are necessary (but still non-existent) tools to reduce health care costs and improve the quality of life for patients and their families.
In order to maximize the impact of the project on these parameters, Alzheimer's disease (AD) was chosen as proof-of-concept for the project's approach. Read more about our research.
Posted on 23 May 2019New round, new opportunities for initiatives that bring the future closer. During the Funding: The Future event you will learn more about the new subsidy period 2021-2027 from Interreg Flanders-the Netherlands. You know better than anyone what challenges exist in your sector and we would like to hear your input so that we can design the new program as strongly as possible. ❱❭❭ Read more
Posted on 19 Mar 2019On April 2nd 2019 Maastricht University, in relation to the Studium General lectures, will organise together with SG De Domijnen a lecture given by Prof. dr. Frans Verhey, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry and neuropsychiatry and director of Alzheimer Center Limburg, entitled: "Is Alzheimers disease actually a disease?" ❱❭❭ Read more
Posted on 05 Feb 2019The second newsletter of the "Memories" project is available for download in the section "Documents". In this newsletter updates are given on progress made within the project during the past six months. ❱❭❭ Read more
Posted on 16 Jan 2019Door de toenemende levensverwachting, neemt ook de angst voor dementie sterk toe. Marcel Olde Rikkert bespreekt in deze lezing de stand van zaken in diagnostiek, preventie en behandeling op het gebied van Alzheimer. Op 21 januari om 20.00 uur kunt u in de Sint Janskerk te Maastricht met elkaar in gesprek over Alzheimer. ❱❭❭ Read more