"Dementia Research Network Ireland (DRNI) 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

Engaging Dementia - 12th International Dementia Conference

Date:
Monday, 15 June, 2020 to Tuesday, 16 June, 2020

TRANSFORMING CARE AND COMMUNITIES 2020 - 12TH INTERNATIONAL DEMENTIA CONFERENCE

Irish Gerontological Society - 68th Annual and Scientific Meeting

Date:
Thursday, 24 September, 2020 to Friday, 25 September, 2020

CHANGING HORIZONS IN GERONTOLOGY - THE DECADE AHEAD

Dementia - A Clinical Update

Date: Wednesday, 25 March, 2020
THE LATEST ADVICE ON PREVENTING, DIAGNOSING AND MANAGING DEMENTIA.Would you like to know the best way to manage patients presenting with symptoms of dementia?

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The SPHeRE Programme is now accepting applications for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Network focus

DRNI, 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