Future Directions and Collective Strengths in Dementia Research

The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) hosted a networking event on dementia research across the island of Ireland on Friday 12 December 2014 in Dublin.

The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) hosted a networking event on dementia research across the island of Ireland on Friday 12 December 2014 in Dublin. The event brought together leading researchers, voluntary groups, policymakers and funders of dementia research to discuss the current state of dementia research and future directions for researchers and funders to help meet the challenges of dementia.

It featured the launch of a new all-Ireland research network on dementia. Dr Martha Doyle launched The Irish Network for Research in Dementia and Neurodegeneration which aims to promote research on dementia and encourage collaboration across the island of Ireland.

In addition, CARDI announced the publication of a new directory from CARDI A Picture of Ageing Research in Ireland, North and South which provides an overview of ageing research being carried out by academic institutions.

The event featured speakers including Professor Brian Lawlor, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin; Professor Eamon O’Shea, National College of Ireland Galway; Dr Bernadette McGuinness, Queen’s University Belfast and Dr Suzanne Cahill, Trinity College Dublin.

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