On July 1st, EMEA Advisor, Harris Eyre, Fellow in Brain Health at the Rice University Baker Institute for Public Policy, provided a keynote at a European Academy of Neurology Symposium titled ‘Brain Health: Buzzword of the Future for Neurologists?’.
Dr Eyre’s presentation was titled ‘Unearthing the Socio-economic Burden of Neurological Disorders
to Drive Large-scale Innovation and Investment’. He provided an overview of the new field of Brain Health Policy Entrepreneurship, the value of the IHME Brain Health Atlas as a tool for policy makers, and a range of other brain health innovations such as the Brain Capital Dashboard.
Dr Eyre provided his remarks remotely from his home in the United States.
Other symposium contributors included:
- Prof. Anne Hege Aamodt, Oslo University Hospital; The Norwegian Centre for Headache Research, Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science, NTNU, Norway
- Dr Orla Galvin, European Federation of Neurological Associations, Belgium
- Prof. Giovanni Frisoni, Geneva University and University Hospitals, Switzerland
- Dr Agne Straukiene, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, UK
This event was sponsored by Roche.