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May 03 2021
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This side event to the UN STI Forum, co-organised by UN-DESA, EC/JRC, UNESCO, FAO and UNIDO, takes place at 08.00 am EDT/14.00 CEST.

Publication Year: 
2021
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC124598
Authors: 
ALVAREZ ALVAREZ Marlene
BOCCARDO Serena
BOSCO Claudio
CHOUMELOVA Dessislava
CONTE Alessandra
GHIO Daniela
GOUJON Anne
KALANTARYAN Sona
LOESCHNER Jan
MCMAHON Simon
NATALE Fabrizio
SCHUMACHER Guenter
SCIPIONI Marco
SERMI Francesco
TARCHI Dario
TINTORI Guido
KOMPIL Mert
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Publication Year: 
2021
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC123656
Authors: 
ROMERO MANRIQUE LARA David
ZOGHBI Jade
MARTINHO GUIMARAES PIRES PEREIRA Angela
Type:
Publication Year: 
2021
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC124789
Authors: 
FERRARESI Massimiliano
GUCCIARDI Gianluca
Publication Year: 
2021
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC120925
Authors: 
DESCALS Adria
WICH Serge
MEIJAARD Erik
GAVEAU David L. A.
PEEDELL Stephen
SZANTOI Zoltan
Publication Year: 
2021
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC124242
Authors: 
SALIS Elena
FERNANDEZ LISBONA Emilio
BAUR Carsten
MUELLEJANS Harald
SAMPLE Tony
DUNLOP Ewan
Publication Year: 
2021
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC122399
Authors: 
CAMINO GONZALEZ Carlos
CALDERON Rocio
PARNELL Stephen
DIERKES Henrike
CHEMIN Yann
ROMAN Miguel
MONTES-BORREGO Miguel
LANDA Blanca
NAVAS-CORTES Juan A.
ZARCO-TEJADA Pablo Jesus
BECK Pieter
One important obstacle to progress in the field of neurodegenerative diseases is the heavy reliance on animal models which are failing to capture key features of human biology and disease
Apr 28 2021

To mark Parkinson’s awareness month, the JRC has published a freely available knowledge base of non-animal models to advance research into neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.

Dementia affects over 8 million people in Europe and this figure is expected to double in 30 years. It is estimated that up to 10 million people suffer from Parkinson’s worldwide.

Publication Year: 
2020
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC121845
Authors: 
HALKIA Stamatia
CARAVAGGI Ivano
DE GIROLAMO Ludovica
LOUVRIER Christophe

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