General news

Update March 2021

To bring everyone up to date, we have created a video including all the latest developments around our consortium. Watch it now!

Meet our member #2: Natalia Ardashirova

It’s time to highlight one of our members again. This time we would like to introduce you to Natalia, she is a neurologist from Moscow.

Call in African Journal of Neurological Sciences

We are very pleased with our recent call published in the African Journal of Neurological Sciences. Neuroimaging research into neurodegeneration in Africa is severely limited. The majority of research published investigating risk factors and pathology are mainly done...

Meet the team: Dr. Tavia Evans

Who is behind the idea of the UNITED consortium? Dr. Tavia Evans founded the consortium together with Dr. Hieab Adams. Find out more about Tavia here.

Meet our member #1: Albert Dayor Piersson

Since we’re so proud of our members, we would like to introduce some of them to you. To start with Albert Dayor Piersson from Ghana.

50th study joins the consortium!

We are immensely proud and grateful at reaching this milestone. All these studies will help us to reach our aim to understand neurodegenerative diseases. Besides from studies, we also have many collaborators joining without data. They are joining the consortium with...

Hieab Adams receives Erasmus MC Fellowship!

We are so pleased to announce that our consortium leader, Hieab Adams, received 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...

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...

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...

Kick-off AAIC

We are excited to see widespread interest for the UNITED consortium in the exhibition hall of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference this year. Today we engaged with a variety of new  partners and potential collaborators from different parts of the...

Meet our member #2: Natalia Ardashirova

It’s time to highlight one of our members again. This time we would like to introduce you to Natalia, she is a neurologist from Moscow.

Meet our member #1: Albert Dayor Piersson

Since we’re so proud of our members, we would like to introduce some of them to you. To start with Albert Dayor Piersson from Ghana.

50th study joins the consortium!

We are immensely proud and grateful at reaching this milestone. All these studies will help us to reach our aim to understand neurodegenerative diseases. Besides from studies, we also have many collaborators joining without data. They are joining the consortium with...

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...

New collaboration: Gipuzkoa Alzheimer Project (GAP) Study

The UNITED consortium is pleased to announce that the Gipuzkoa Alzheimer Project (GAP) study has joined the consortium Lead by Dr. Pablo Martinez-Lage and based at the Center for Research and Advanced Therapies for Alzheimer's disease in Spain the GAP study is a...

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...

New collaboration: Austrian Stroke Prevention Study

The Austrian Stroke Prevention Study (ASPS) has joined the UNITED consortium. We are pleased to be working with Prof. Dr. Reinhold Schmidt and the ASPS group. ASPS aims to study the effects of vascular risk factors on brain structure and function in a normal elderly...

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Research

Call in African Journal of Neurological Sciences

We are very pleased with our recent call published in the African Journal of Neurological Sciences. Neuroimaging research into neurodegeneration in Africa is severely limited. The majority of research published investigating risk factors and pathology are mainly done...

Hieab Adams receives Erasmus MC Fellowship!

We are so pleased to announce that our consortium leader, Hieab Adams, received 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...

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...

Publication in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: DADM

Publication of findings from the EU-funded Full-HD Working Group! Issues remain to fully leverage high-dimensional data, such as that these data are
difficult to harmonize. In this working group we focused on the harmonization of high-dimensional neuroimaging phenotypes in combination with other
high-dimensional omics data.
accessible in neurodegeneration research

ABOUT US

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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