Neuronet Scientific Coordination Board meeting

Neuronet Scientific Coordination Board meeting brings together project leaders from across the IMI neurodegenerative disease portfolio, encompassing EUR 260 million of funding.

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The PRISM consortium has been awarded the Translational Neuroscience Prize 2019

The prize is given annually during the Dutch Neuroscience meeting and aims to acknowledge an individual or team of researchers for recent innovative research that translates to an application beyond that of the laboratory.

CORDIS published an article about the results of PRISM

CORDIS (the European Commission’s primary service for EU-funded research results) published an article about the results of PRISM, which you can read here.

The article is included in a Results Pack on The Brain, based on a request from IMI, DG RTD, ERCEA, DG CNECT. The full Results Pack can be found here.

Prof. Dr. Barbara Franke receives royal honours – CONGRATS!

Barbara Franke, Professor of Molecular Psychiatry at the Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, received a royal honours for her academic work on psychiatric disorders, ADHD in particular. She was awarded Knighthood in the Order of the Netherlands Lion.

Press release, PRISM project: Scientists unveil plans to identify common social and cognitive elements in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, Depression, Schizophrenia

European scientists have mapped out a potentially radical new way to identify the causes of serious mental health conditions. The industry/academia PRISM consortium had developed a comprehensive plan, which aims to identify common links between Alzheimer’s disease, depression, and schizophrenia. This is published today in a special edition of Neuroscience & BioBehavioral Reviews. Click here to read the whole press release.

In a series of 13 articles in Neuroscience & BioBehavioral Reviews, the joint academia and Industry PRISM consortia (funded under the EU’s Innovative Medicine Initiative) sets out the philosophical rationale, biological background and the carefully designed research plan. See link at:

PRISM Newsletter: fourth edition

Click here to read the fourth edition of the PRISM newsletter.