How social interactions fuel your brain

By Francesa Murenu   Over the past year, our ways of relating to others have been fundamentally challenged. Social distancing and the forced isolation of repeated lockdowns have been accompanied by feelings of fear, mistrust, and anxiety for many. The pandemic has reminded us how much we need to live as a community, to be “social [...]

NZZ profile reveals the unique journey of our CEO

Her thoughts revolve around the female brain In medicine, women are often treated as if they were men. Antonella Santuccione Chadha wants to change that. Many brain diseases affect women more than men. But this is hardly taken into account in research. To change this, scientists founded the Women’s Brain Project. By Lena Stallmach, 1.16.2021 [...]

The magic of regular exercise: Boosting brain health

By Tina Stibbe Every one of us is well aware of the fact that regular physical activity is good for our health in general. First and foremost, it helps maintain a healthy weight and improves cardiovascular function by training the heart. Other benefits include better sleep, increased fitness and flexibility as well as a stronger […]

Food for thought: Brain health starts in your plate

Guest post by Tina Stibbe, freelance writer Brain health could be described as the absence of any disorders affecting its faculty to fulfil its tasks. As we age, our brain capacity reduces due to the loss of neurological integrity, leading to cognitive decline and, in some cases, to diseases such as Alzheimer’s. There are means […]

Press Release: Medicina Italia Preis (Deutsch)

ZÜRICH, Schweiz, 14. Dezember 2020 – Dr. Antonella Santuccione Chadha, Mitbegründerin und CEO des Women’s Brain Project (WBP) und Head of Stakeholder Engagement bei Biogen, wurde am 13. Dezember 2020 mit dem italienischen Nationalpreis Medicina Italia ausgezeichnet. Sie hat mit ihrer Expertise zur Bekämpfung der COVID-19-Krise in [...]

Press Release: Medicina Italia Prize (English)

ZURICH, Switzerland, December 14th, 2020 — Dr. Antonella Santuccione Chadha, co-founder and CEO of the Women’s Brain Project (WBP), and Head of Stakeholder Engagement at Biogen, has been awarded the Italian national prize Medicina Italia for lending her expertise to tackling the COVID-19 crisis in her home region Abruzzo and for her work in [...]

Brain and Mental Health For All: A Manifesto

We want precision medicine for brain and mental diseases. We are the Women’s Brain Project. We are here to transform healthcare. We are the Women’s Brain Project. Brain and mental health for all is not a utopia but a necessity – and in our belief, a realistic goal. But to achieve it, the current approach […]

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