Project Title: Older Irish in Britain
From 01/12/2017 To 30/06/2018
Summary: Impacting health, wellbeing and vibrancy across ages and generations of the Irish in Britain
Funding Agency: Department of Foreign Affairs, Irish Abroad Unit – Emigrant Support Programme
Project Title: PATHFINdER
From 01/12/2017 To 31/12/2018
Summary: Parental information on Therapeutic Hypothermia FollowIng Neonatal Encephalopathy
Funding Agency: Health Research Board
Project Title: PPI-Ignite – Trinity College Dublin
From 01/06/2017 To
Funding Agency: Health Research Board
Project Title: No Pressure
From 01/09/2016 To 30/06/2017
Agency Global Brain Health Institute
Project Title: Brain Health for MS
From 01/07/2016 To 30/11/2016
Summary Funding Agency Novartis International
Project Title Caring for Carers – DeStress
From 01/12/2015 To 30/09/2016
Summary Funding Agency Health Research Board – KEDS
Project Title Global Brain Health Institute
From 01/10/2015 To
Funding Agency The Atlantic Philanthropies
Project Title DemPath
From 2014 To 2017
Summary Funding Agency GENIO
Project Title RelAte – Benefit of relationship-based mealtime intervention in social isolated older adults
From 01/04/13 To 31/03/15
Summary Aim: to determine the benefit of a relationship-based nutritional intervention in older people living alone.
Funding Agency Home Instead Inc
Project Title DeStress:Cognitive function, caregiver stress and cortisol: Mechanisms and implications for prevention of adverse health consequences in spouse dementia caregivers. From 01/04/13 To 31/03/16
Summary : The main aim of this study is to clarify the relationship between cognitive function and the stress associated with caring for a spouse with dementia.
Funding Agency Medical Research Charities Group and Health Research Board
Project Title FreeDem
From 01/12/12 To 31/11/15
Summary develop and evaluate a series of online films that provide practical information, grounded in science, on memory loss, dementia and brain health
Funding Agency: GENIO
Project Title Early Intervention Coordination From 2012 To 2014
Summary research, develop and deliver a system of interventions that are responsive to the needs of people with early-stage dementia.
Funding Agency: Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht
Project Title NEIL NeuroEnhancement for Independent Lives
From 01/10/2010 To 30/09/2017
Summary To develop, evaluate, and deliver neuroenhancement to older people
Funding Agency: The Atlantic Philanthropies
Project Title Memory Research Unit From 2011 To
Summary The NEIL Memory Research Unit uses a comprehensive assessment protocol to collect detailed data on memory and related cognitive processes, and a range of factors that may impact on these processes as we age. This rich database will allow us to conduct extensive research, to investigate a range of hypotheses related to cognitive ageing. We are currently recruiting research volunteers aged 50+ to participate in assessment sessions at this Unit.
Project Title ASAPS /Hello Brain
From 01/10/2012 To 30/09/2014
Summary Promote health research and healthy ageing.
Funding Agency: The European Commission FP7 Programme
Project Title Frailty, Cognitive Function and Caregiver Stress
From 19/03/13 To 18/03/16
Summary Role: Co-Supervisor PhD Candidate: Michael O’Sullivan Aims: To increase the understanding of the relationship between frailty and caregiver stress. To develop markers that predict cognitive decline.
Funding Agency Irish Research Council – Enterprise Scheme
Project Title VSL From 2014 To 2015
Funding Agency CD Investments SRL
Project Title: Age-Related Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline: A model of the social and neurocognitive mechanisms that influence the relationship between hearing loss and
From: 2014 To 2017
Summary: Co-Supervisor PHD Candidate David Loughrey
Funding Agency: Irish Research COuncil
Project Title An Investigation of the Protective Effect of Cognitive Reserve against Cognitive Impairment
From 2012 To 2015
Summary: Co-Supervisor PhD Candidate: Caoimhe Hannigan Increase understanding of cognitive ageing and the social and psychological variables that mediate and moderate cognitive function in later life.
Funding Agency Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences
Project Title Identifying early inflammatory changes in monocyte-derived macrophages from a population with IQ-discrepant episodic memory
From 2011 To
Summary This study which builds on work conducted in Sabina Brennan’s PhD examines blood samples for cellular markers of inflammation. If successful, it could offer a major opening for early screening and hence early prevention.
Project Title TCIN-GSK Neurodegeneration Program
From 2007 To 2010
Summary As part of the TCIN-GSK Neurodegeneration Program this research project, Study 1.1 aimed to identifyi novel cognitive, electrophysiological and behavioural endpoints in human participants that offer greater sensitivity to age-induced cognitive changes than previous endpoints.
Funding Agency Glaxo-Smith Klein, IDA
Project Title Neurocognitive and Electrophysiological Indices of Cognitive Performance in Ageing From 2007 To 2010
Summary This project explored individual differences in cognitive performance in healthy elderly and aimed to identify neurocognitive and electrophysiological markers that index cognitive decline.
Funding Agency Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology