Research Research groups Cerebral circulation and cognition: Translational neurosciene

About this research group

This group studies consequences of (cerebro)vascular disorders on brain function & structure in mice models (hypertension obesity stroke, AD). Using neuroimaging, cerebral hemodynamics and effects of nutrition on the course of these disorders can be investigated. read more (Donders Institute)

Research group leader

prof. dr. Amanda Kiliaan PhD

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We aim to elucidate the relation between the very early asymptomatic phase of cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease and (cerebro)vascular disorders in order to develop (dietary) preventatives and treatments and improve effective health information campaigns via transferring knowledge to governmental health services.


The group contributed importantly on the development of Souvenaid, a medical food for Alzheimer’s disease.