Brain Health as a Global and EU Priority

By Anna Dé, February 2020 The Time to Act is Now! On 18 February 2020, the Women’s Brain Project (WBP) attended the European Parliament event in Brussels on “Brain Health as a Global Priority – time for the EU to act now.” Given WBP’s commitment to stimulating a global discussion on gender and sex determinants […]

Women and Depression

Guest Blog by Dr. Sadhna Sahani Women are twice as more susceptible to depression as compared to men. According to the statistics by National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 12 million women in the United States suffer from depression each year. About one in every eight females between the age of 25-44 can expect to […]

The Global Brain Health Survey

Towards the end of last year, a researcher at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway reached out to us at the Women’s Brain Project (WBP). She asked for support in disseminating the Global Brain Health Survey. There is an EU-funded project called Lifebrain. It aims to identify determinants of brain, cognitive, and mental health […]

Woman of the Year 2019 – WBP won!

On December 9, 2019, our co-founder and CEO, Antonella Santuccione-Chadha, was awarded Woman of the Year 2019 by Women in Business Switzerland. This is an incredible recognition of her passion and dedication to her work, and to the mission of the Women’s Brain Project (WBP). Women in Business published an exclusive interview, which you [...]

WBP at LausanneVI High-Level Meeting on Alzheimer’s

This is the transcript of the speech given by Mara Hank Moret, Honorary President of the Women’s Brain Project at the LausanneVI high-level meeting on “Preparing the Alzheimer’s Disease Ecosystem for a Timely, Accurate, and Compassionate Diagnosis” which took place on November 14, 2019. I am honored to be here today in [...]

Womans Brain Project meets Roche Patient Partnership

In the name off medical trials  finally a breakthrough on the medical  area!    Biogen and its partner Eisai, plan to seek approval for the Alzheimer’s treatment, aducanumab, from the US Food and Drug Administration in 2020.  So good news,  Hoping that Biogen has capacity to get the drug out fast! Because I feel my brain […]

Why breast cancer is also about the brain

By Maria Teresa Ferretti and Ewelina Biskup It is estimated that breast cancer affects 2.1 million women worldwide each year. One in 8 women today will develop breast cancer at some time during their lives. In light of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to take stock of how far we have come […]

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