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The Cost of Brain Diseases: A Burden or a Challenge?

19 June, 2014 in FENS News

Monica Di Luca, together with Jes Olesen, recently published a paper about brain diseases and the social and economic costs they entail for Europe.
  The Cost of Brain Diseases: A Burden or a Challenge?

Di Luca M, Olesen J
Neuron, Volume 82, Issue 6, p1205–1208
18 June 2014

 

Brain diseases represent a considerable social and economic burden in Europe. With yearly costs of about 800 billion euros and an estimated 179 million people afflicted in 2010, brain diseases are an unquestionable emergency and a grand challenge for neuroscientists. 

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