News and events
Nominations are now open for the fourth annual Weston Brain Institute International Outstanding Achievement Award.
Dementia & The Arts Conference takes place on Thurs 15th Nov in the National Gallery of Ireland.
Presentations are now available from the outreach event in UCD ‘Let’s Talk About Brain Health and Brain Disease’.
Presentations available following a meeting that took place in UCC on Sat 23rd June to discuss research funding for degenerative diseases of the brain in Ireland.
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