"Dementia Neurodegeneration Network Ireland (DNNI) seeks to improve our 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."

News and events

Dementia Update Training 16th or 19th Jan


Ulster University are hosting Dementia Update Training on 16th Jan (Jordanstown Campus) or 19th Jan (Magee Campus). Registration closes Mon 8th Jan - see links below for further details.

10th International Dementia Conference - Application for Abstracts Open


The 10th International Dementia Conference (Growing Excellence in Dementia Care) will take place on 16th & 17th April 2018 in the Helix, DCU.

DNNI Research Grant Awarded to ICGP


DNNI are delighted to announce that the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) are the recipients of a small research grant from DNNI.

DNNI Conference - 30th November 2017 (Sold Out)



This event is sold out - if you would like to be added to the waiting list, email: carol.rogan@alzheimer.ie

Network focus

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