News and events
DNNI in association with Cork NeuroScience Centre will be hosting a public outreach event on Sat 10th March (1-4pm) on Dementia and Neurodegeneration.
DNNI (Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland), in collaboration with Creative Aging International and other partners are hosting Headspace2018
Tickets now available for the 10th International Dementia Conference taking place in the Helix, DCU on 16th & 17th April 2018.
The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland are hosting a 1 day course (A Clinical Guide to Dementia) for doctors working in acute hospitals, community settings and general practice.
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