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Survey: Do you think we will soon have a pharmacological treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease and cognitive impairment?

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Please answer this question and a few other to help us better understand your thoughts and beliefs about brain health, and how we may be able to serve you better (should take no more than 5 minutes to complete it):

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Thank you!

Invitation to Sponsor the 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit

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Dear pioneers and changemakers in the SharpBrains community,

Fyi, with the help of a cross-sector and world-class Steering Committee, we have started shaping a very creative and forward-looking 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health (December 6-8th, 2016).

Would your organization be interested in becoming a Summit Sponsor? At this stage we can still take the discussion in multiple directions, and we welcome everyone’s support to produce the most relevant and impactful event. For ideas and details, please Contact Us.

Cheers,

The SharpBrains Team

Brain scan study finds links between adolescent brain development and mental health disorders

— “Brain hubs”, courtesy of University of Cambridge


Scans reveal how teenage brain develops (BBC News):

“The team from Cambridge’s department of psychiatry scanned the brains of 300 people between the ages of 14 and 24. While the areas associated with the basic functioning of the body such as vision, hearing and movement are fully developed by adolescence, the areas associated with complex thought and decision making are still changing Read the rest of this entry »

Update: Well-targeted brain training might significantly reduce dementia risk

-- M GLASSER, D VAN ESSEN/WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

— M GLASSER, D VAN ESSEN/WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ e-newsletter. Happy reading!

New brain research

New tools for brain health and performance

New thinking

Finally, a quick reminder: Early-bird rates to participate in the 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 6-8th) end on September 15th. Please consider registering early to benefit from those discounted rates and to help us shape the Summit Agenda! Learn More and Register HERE.

Have a great month of August,

The SharpBrains Team

Final weeks for discounted rates @ 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 6-8th): Reinventing Brain Health

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Just a quick heads-up: Early-bird rates end on September 15th. Please consider registering early to benefit from these discounted rates and help us shape the Summit Agenda!

–> To Learn More and Register, click HERE.

10 complimentary passes for 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 6-8th) — Names Announced

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Dear SharpBrains readers,

Thank you everyone who completed the survey we sent out a few weeks ago; it’s a pleasure to go through so many excellent insights!

We promised to distribute 5 complimentary passes to our upcoming virtual conference among respondents whose feedback we found particularly illuminating and valuable– here are the lucky winners Read the rest of this entry »

Akili raises an additional $11.9M; brings Amgen, Merck, Pfizer and Shire to the digital medicine table

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Akili Adds Amgen Ventures and M Ventures* to Series B Financing, Increasing Round to $42.4 Million (press release):

“Akili Interactive Labs, Inc. (“Akili”), a digital medicine company developing novel, non-pharmacological therapeutics and diagnostics for cognitive disorders, today announced an $11.9 million expansion of its recent Series B financing. Read the rest of this entry »

Learn more & Register today at early-bird rates

2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health

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