Brain research in Ireland: investing in all our futures

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Brain research in Ireland: investing in all our futures

7th March 2017
9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland


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Irish Brain Council Keynote Conference 2017

Opening address and launch of IBC position paper

IBC president: Niall Pender

Sessions include:

  • Brain research in Ireland: a strategic vacuum?
    Orla Hardiman, Professor of neurology, Trinity College Dublin
    Kevin Mitchell, senior lecturer in genetics, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience
  • Experts by experience: supporting patient involvement in brain research
    Joan Jordan, patient advocate and member of EUPATI (European Patients’ Academy)
    Derrick Mitchell, CEO, Irish Platform for Patients’ Organisations, Science and Industry
  • Key steps in supporting clinical research in Ireland
    Muiris O Connor, head of R&D and research analytics, Department of Health
    Michael Gill, Professor of psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin