Conflict of interest declaration: Edo Richard

Roles in: Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group

1. In the past three years have you accepted the following from an organisation that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)?

a) Reimbursement for attending a conference or symposium (including travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
Yes - travel and hotel reimbursement for invited speaker role at several conferences; never any payment from a company.

b) Fees for speaking?
No

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Funds for research?
Yes - Funding through EC (H2020), IMI, the Dutch organization for health care research and development (ZonMW), JPND. Never any funding through company funding.

e) Funds for a member of staff?
No

f) Fees for consulting?
No

g) Royalty payments?
Yes - Handbook for the medical clerkships (in Dutch) chapter in textbook of Neurology (in Dutch)

2. In the past three years have you or your spouse/partner been employed by an organization that may in any way gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

3. Do you own stocks or shares in companies that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

4. Do you hold any patents for products that that may lead you to gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
No