Hot Topics In Dementia Research Webinar Series

Dementia Research Network Ireland are hosting free monthly webinars on hot topics in dementia research. These webinars will provide an opportunity to hear from those working in basic science, clinical and social research as well as from people living with dementia and their families. Each one-hour webinar will include a Q&A with the audience.

Target Audience: Researchers, clinicians, health & social care practitioners, the public including people living with dementia/ neurodegeneration and their families.

The next webinar will take place on Monday 18th October 11-12pm and the topic is Alzheimer's Disease. Speakers & topics include:

  • How the NILVAD trial informs clinical and research practice: Prof. Brian Lawlor, Deputy Executive Director, Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin
  • Potential therapeutics in early Alzheimer’s Disease: Prof. Michael Rowan, Professor of Neuropharmacology, Dept of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin
  • The experience of caring for someone with Young Onset Alzheimer's Disease: Seán Dónal O’Shea
  • Psychosocial effects of adapted ceili Irish dance for people living with dementia and carers: Seán Dónal O’Shea

Free tickets can be booked through Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/hot-topics-in-dementia-research-tickets-168234494903

The first webinar in the series was on the topic of Lewy Body Disorders - The Most Common Disease You've Never Heard Of. A recording of this webinar is available on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnW194Z7B-ngSlnDdkEOsoA

Topics covered as part of the webinar series include:

  • Lewy Body Disorders
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Fronto-Temporal Dementia
  • Hearing and Vision Impairment in Dementia
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Parkinson’s Disease Dementia
  • Gender Differences in Dementia Risk Factors

 

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