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1,5 million Euro for effect exercising on Alzheimer

03 November 2014
Within the framework of the ‘Memorabel’ programme, ZonMw has awarded 1,5 million Euro to a research project of which the pre-clinical part will be led by Prof. Eddy van der Zee of the Centre for Behaviour and Neurosciences, University of Groningen. The four-year project is entitled ‘Train the sedentary brain: move smart to reduce the risk of dementia’.
The research done by Van der Zee will focus on the effect of good exercising on the human brain by submitting mice with Alzheimer to varying movement interventions. The clinical part of the project is led by Prof. Erik Scherder of the VU University Amsterdam. Other partners in the project are the Radboud University Nijmegen(Geriatrics) and the University Medical Center Groningen (Center for Human Movement Sciences, and Neurology).
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