What do we do:
Social research

Dr. Pilar Cañabate, head of Social Work

"The aim of social research is the analysis of the variables related to the care of a person with cognitive decline or dementia in order to identify those involved in the welfare of the one affected as well as their family enviroment."

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On-going projects


FACEHBI - Fundació ACE Healthy Brain Initiative

FACEHBI (Fundació ACE Healthy Brain Initiative) is a study that began in December 2014. It aims to study the subjective memory complaints of 200 people without cognitive impairment, but who notice a slight memory decline.

PreDADQoL – Ethical and Legal Framework for Predictive Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease: Quality of Life of Individuals at Risk and their Close Others

The PreDADQoL Project wants to elaborate an operative, theoretical and practical framework, that lays the foundations to manage the situations a person will face when he/she is informed he/she will develop Alzheimer's.

MOPEAD - Models Of Patient Engagement for Alzheimer's Disease

The MOPEAD project (of English, Models of Patient Engagement for Alzheimer's Disease) is a European initiative that wants to give the citizen himself an active role in the early detection of the disease.

Clinical utility of 23 loci linked to Alzheimer's disease in subjects at risk of conversion to dementia

The general hypothesis is that the construction of a new genetic predictor, doubling the number of genes relevant to AD, will improve the prediction capabilities of conversion to dementia in MCI subjects suggested in previous studies.