News and events
The World Health Organisation (WHO) have published Guidelines for Risk Reduction of Cognitive Decline and Dementia.
On Wed 29th May (day 1) & Wed 26th June (day 2) the DSIDC (Dementia Services Information and Development Centre) will be hosting a two day workshop on the subject of Lifestory and Activiti
A summer school will take place for early stage researchers (PhDs and early post-docs) on preclinical diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease in Santander Spain this July 2019. DNNI member
The Irish Gerontological Society will host a symposium, in partnership with ALONE: Living Well In Our Community - Opportuntities & Challenges. 17th May 2019, St Vincents Hospital, Dublin.
DNNI, by supporting multidisciplinary collaborative research and knowledge exchange, is dedicated to the enhancement of the understanding of the causes and mechanisms of dementia and neurodegeneration, the effectiveness of different models of care and the policy changes required to improve the quality of life for persons with dementia and neurodegenerative conditions and their caregivers.
The network strives to:
- mobilise and capitalise on existing strengths to build scientific capacity within the network to integrate research evidence into practice and influence policy-making in the area of dementia and neurodegeneration
- enhance inter-disciplinary and inter-institutional research co-operation and co-ordination across the island of Ireland
- develop relationships between academics, practitioners and representatives of government, industry and the community and voluntary sector within Ireland and internationally
- address the research and policy challenges faced by the dementia and neurodegenerative research community