Uncovering neurodegenerative insights through ethnic diversity

Hieab Adams wins Erasmus MC Fellowship!

We are so pleased to announce that our consortium leader, Hieab Adams, won the Erasmus MC Fellowship.The Erasmus MC programme offers young, promising researchers who have gained their PhDs a four-year research Fellowship with a total budget of €400,000. Hieab won the...

New collaboration: RedLat

We can proudly announce that from now on we will be collaborating with the consortium Research Dementia Latin America. Research Dementia Latin America (ReDLat) is a multinational consortium that is launched to expand dementia research in Latin America. The consortium...

Lower percentage of the population is developing dementia

A global study, which was led by Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, shows that the incidence of dementia has declined by 13% in every decade over the past 25 years. The researchers followed more than 49.000 people aged 65 and older in Europe and the United States. Over 4.200 of...

New collaborations: SHIP and TREND

The UNITED consortium is excited to announce that the Study of health in Pomerania Study has joined the consortium. The Study of Health in Pomerania Study (SHIP) is a population-based study including two independent cohorts, SHIP and SHIP-TREND beggining in 1997 and...

New collaboration: UC Davis Alzheimer’s Diversity Study

  We are excited to announce that the UC Davis Alzheimer's Diversity Study has joined the UNITED consortium. The UC Davis Alzheimer's Diversity Study, based in Davis, USA, focuses on looking into diverse populations and investigating if a mixture of influences...

New collaboration: PRODEM-Austria

We are excited to announce that the Prospective Dementia Registry-Austria (PRODEM-Austria) has joined the UNITED consortium. PRODEM-Austria, financed by The Austrian Alzheimer Society, is an ongoing national prospective dementia registry including...

New collaboration: GeneSTAR

The GeneSTAR Study has joined the UNITED consortium. GeneStar is a family-based study in initially healthy brothers and sisters, and offspring of people with early-onset coronary disease (CHD). Based in  in Baltimore, USA, the study investigates mechanisms of CHD and...

Looking back – AAIC Los Angeles 2019

It has been a week since the AAIC and we have had time to reflect on a wonderful week in the sun. The conference is an exciting international meeting drawing fascinating speakers and topics, together with attendees who are passionate about the cause. The conference as...

Infrastructure support from SURFSara and the NWO

We are delighted to begin working with SURFSara through the approval of our NWO grant. Through this project we have been granted a dedicated UNITED project space to the Dutch national computer, Cartesius. This is a general purpose capability system which includes many...

We are proud to announce the UNITED consortium scientific advisory board

Our board members have graciously agreed to advise the UNITED consortium through their complimentary experience and expertise within neurodegenerative diseases, neuroimaging, genetics, epidemiology and consortium initiatives. The chair of the UNITED consortium...

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The aim of the UNITED consortium is to be global platform for research on neurodegeneration that is inclusive of populations from currently underrepresented countries, including South America, Africa and Asia. It’s abbreviation – UNITED – underlines our position in bridging a divided world.

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