We are doing science for policy
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
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.