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#PersonalisedMedicineCongress – 3-4 December, Brussels 

#PersonalisedMedicineCongress – 3-4 December, Brussels 

| October 18, 2019

EAPM is pleased to announce that registration for its 3rd Annual Congress is now open, to view the agenda click here and you can book your place at the 3-4 December event in Brussels here, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. This year’s Congress will be held at the University […]

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#Health – Commissioner hearings: Stella clears first European Parliament hurdle

#Health – Commissioner hearings: Stella clears first European Parliament hurdle

| October 2, 2019

European Health Commissioner-designate Stella Kyriakides (pictured) went before the European Parliament yesterday (Tuesday 1 October) for a three-hour Q&A session with MEPs on the Committees on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety(ENVI) and Agriculture (AGRI), writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Today, she received the backing of ENVI, although her overall performance lacked convincing […]

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#EuropeanHealthForumGastein2019 to spotlight disruptive forces that can transform health and well-being in Europe

#EuropeanHealthForumGastein2019 to spotlight disruptive forces that can transform health and well-being in Europe

| October 2, 2019

‘A healthy dose of disruption? Transformative change for health and societal well-being’ is the guiding theme of the 2019 European Health Forum Gastein (2-4 October 2019). From climate activists to European health ministers, the EHFG in 2019 gathers over 500 representatives from academia, civil society, industry, and government, to explore what kind of disruption is […]

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#EuropeanReferenceNetworks welcome new members

#EuropeanReferenceNetworks welcome new members

| October 2, 2019

Health-care providers in Europe can apply from 30 September until 30 November to become members of one of the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs) – virtual networks of health-care providers across Europe that aim to facilitate discussions on complex or rare diseases and conditions that require highly-specialised treatment and a critical mass of knowledge and […]

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#Health – Two would-be commissioners are dropped, Gabriel impresses, and Boris stonewalls

#Health – Two would-be commissioners are dropped, Gabriel impresses, and Boris stonewalls

| October 1, 2019

Greetings, colleagues, and welcome to the first EAPM member update of October, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. The first thing to tell you is that we had an extremely productive meeting at the ESMO Congress in Barcelona last weekend, and an update on that will be forthcoming very soon. Back in […]

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#FishMicronutrients ‘slipping through the hands’ of malnourished people

#FishMicronutrients ‘slipping through the hands’ of malnourished people

| September 27, 2019

Millions of people are suffering from malnutrition despite some of the most nutritious fish species in the world being caught near their homes, according to new research published in Nature. Children in many tropical coastal areas are particularly vulnerable and could see significant health improvements if just a fraction of the fish caught nearby was diverted […]

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#EAPM – Parliament united on cancer, but #VDL still can’t please everyone

#EAPM – Parliament united on cancer, but #VDL still can’t please everyone

| September 20, 2019

Welcome to EAPM’s latest health-care update, and let’s kick-off today with news that the evaluation of the orphan drugs and paediatrics regulations should be published at the beginning of 2020, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. This according to soon-to-depart Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, who said as much to the European Parliament during its […]

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