The INTERREG Vlaanderen-Nederland project ‘’Herinneringen’’ organizes its 2nd Symposium on Monday December 16, 2019.

During the Symposium an update will be given on the new knowledge about mechanisms that are affected by external risk factors which are associated with sporadic Alzheimer’s disease.

The programme will address the private and public sector, academia, NGO’s and the broad public with targeted presentations.


Part 1: English part for academics, industry and other

08:30 – 09:00      Registration and coffee

09:00 – 09:10      Welcome by dr. Erwin L. Roggen (ToxGenSolutions BV)

09:10 – 10:50      Session 1: Stichting Alzheimer Onderzoek/Foundation Recherche Alzheimer [Chair: Prof. Catherine Verfaillie]

10:50 – 11:20      Coffee and posters

11:20 – 13:30      Session 2: Addressing sporadic Alzheimer’s through environmental and health risk factors [Chair: dr. Erwin L Roggen (ToxGenSolutions)]

13:30 – 14:30      Lunch and posters

Part 2: Dutch part for family members, patients and other

Voorzitter: dr. Jacco Briede

14:30 – 14:50      dr. Kim Plasman (Stichting Alzheimer Onderzoek): Tussen nu en morgen

14:50 – 15:10      Prof. dr. Frans Verhey (Universiteit Maastricht): Is de ziekte van Alzheimer’s wel een ziekte?

15:10 – 15:30      Prof. Sebastiaan Engelborghs (Universiteit Antwerpen): Diagnose van Alzheimer’s: De uitdagingen.

15:30 – 16:00      dr. Erwin L Roggen (ToxGensolutions BV): ‘Herinneringen’: Zoeken naar mogelijkheden om Alzheimer’s te voorkomen.

16:00 – 16:10      Conclusie door dr. Erwin L. Roggen (ToxGenSolutions BV)

16:10 – 18:00      Netwerkreceptie en posters

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Naamsestraat 22 (Promotiezaal, 112-01 HAL Universiteitshal)
3000 Leuven.

You can register using this registration link.

We are looking forward to meeting you there!