Think Brain Health – a policy, clinical and research challenge
The inaugural conference, Think Brain Health – a policy, clinical and research challenge, was held over two days in November 2020. Featuring an expert faculty from across Europe, these virtual sessions offered an overview of the Think Brain Health initiative and activities, keynote presentations and the opportunity to participate in Q&A discussions.
Healthcare professionals, public health professionals, researchers, policymakers and patient advocates with an interest in good brain health and prevention of brain disease took part in sessions across two days.
To watch individual conference presentations, click on the links below:
Session 1: Health promotion and clinical risk management
Introduction to Think Brain Health: Alastair Noyce
The potential for dementia risk reduction and how to make it more equitable: Naaheed Mukadam
Supporting healthcare professionals to manage an increased population with or at risk of neurodegenerative brain disease: Frank Jessen
Brain health in the age of precision: Charles Alessi
Session 2: Research needs in brain health
Introduction to Think Brain Health: Philip Scheltens
Early detection as the foundation for prevention: Craig Ritchie
Developments in diagnostic tests to help identify and quantify risk of brain disease: Wiesje van der Flier
Interventions to promote brain health – current status and future opportunities: Adriana Maggi