Funding and organisation
The NND project received a grant of €300.000 from the Stichting Vrienden van het Herseninstituut and runs until 2024. The project involves several members of the NBB team; it is led by the NBB director, prof Inge Huitinga, and coordinated by the NBB scientific coordinator, Dr Sophie Wehrens. Coordinator Medical information, Minke Groot and Research technician, Dennis Wever, are responsible for the clinical information and DNA isolation, respectively. The project is carried out in tight collaboration with Rosalind Franklin Fellow, Dr Inge R. Holtman, and her team at the University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG) who leads the computational and machine learning side of the project as well as the database and new website.