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The US doubles budget for research against Alzheimer’s

The US doubles budget for research against Alzheimer’s

President Barack Obama has signed a budget of 936 million dollars in 2016 aimed at research against Alzheimer’s disease. This item doubles 2015 and is the first time that a country allocates such amount to finance research against degenerative diseases. “It’s a milestone for the research community in the United States,”

Fundació ACE, commited to Human Rights

Fundació ACE, commited to Human Rights

Today is Human Rights Day. That’s why we want to bring back our commitment with the respect and dignity of every person we interact with.

“Memòria perduda, memòria per a tots”

“Memòria perduda, memòria per a tots”

“Memòria perduda, memòria per a tots” . Regala memòria, diem. Regala memòria i ajuda la recerca. Aquest és el lema que utilitzem a Fundació ACE per a promoure la solidaritat de qui entén que hem de fer de la recerca contra la demència, una prioritat. El Dr.

James Keach visits Fundació ACE for his next film

James Keach visits Fundació ACE for his next film

The famous American documentary filmmaker traveled to Barcelona from 6 to 10 November and visited with his crew the Diagnostic Unit and Day Hospital of Fundació ACE. He is now starting a new project which will focus PCH Films such as the most famous documentary about him

The first robotic arm for Alzheimer’s disease patients is presented at the CTAD

The first robotic arm for Alzheimer’s disease patients is presented at the CTAD

RAMCIP (Robotic Assistant for MCI Patients) is a three-year research project which started in January 2015 within the HORIZON2020 programme, funded by the European Commission. It consists on designing and developing a robotic limb to assist people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The project is carried

Fundació ACE hosts the biannual meeting of the European Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium (EADC)

Fundació ACE hosts the biannual meeting of the European Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium (EADC)

Fundació ACE hosts the biannual meeting of the European Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium (EADC) – On November 4th will take place at the main facilities of Fundació ACE the biannual meeting of EADC. Dr. Merce Boada will be hosting the meeting, held one day before the start of the eighth Clinical

Mercè Boada: “No one attributes cardiac pain to age. They do it with the memory because it doesn’t hurt.”

Mercè Boada: “No one attributes cardiac pain to age. They do it with the memory because it doesn’t hurt.”

This is what Dr. Mercè Boada responds when asked why people are not aware of the deterioration in his memory. In the interview, the founder of ACE, highlights the importance of understanding that the memory can be a symptom of other diseases. Dr. Boada said that this is

Registrations begin for the support group for people with a pre-senile couple

Registrations begin for the support group for people with a pre-senile couple

On November 5th starts the support group aimed at people who have couples with Alzheimer’s or other dementia diagnosed, pre-senile, which means they are less than 65 years old. This initiative is part of the Fundació ACE “He/she is 48 years and has Alzheimer’s disease. Now what?” project. It

Fundació ACE researchers will present two studies on people with mild cognitive impairment at the CTAD

Fundació ACE researchers will present two studies on people with mild cognitive impairment at the CTAD

The first study is “Relationship between objective and subjective memory impairment in Patients with mild cognitive impairment and normal aging.” This is based on the results of the analysis done on 317 people -all over 49 years- at Fundació ACE. It concludes that subjective memory impairment is associated

Two posters of the FACEHBI study will be presented to the eighth Conference Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease in November

Two posters of the FACEHBI study will be presented to the eighth Conference Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease in November

Fundació ACE will present two posters of the “Fundació ACE Healthy Brain Initiative” study. In both of them have participated researchers from Fundació ACE, the Hospital Clínic and the Clínica Corachan from Barcelona. The first is titled “FACEHBI: a longitudinal study of Biomarkers and cognition in individuals with subjective cognitive decline.”

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