Launch of Palliative Care in People with Parkinson’s Disease Guidelines

Launch of Palliative Care in People with Parkinson’s Disease Guidelines

  • 10 May 2016

Dr. Suzanne Timmons, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine launched 'Guidelines on the assessment and management of the palliative care needs of Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonian syndromes',  in University College Cork’s College of Medicine and Health, on 26th April 2016, coinciding with World Parkinson' Awareness month.

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UCC Neuroscientists promote 'Healthy Brain Ageing' in local primary schools

UCC Neuroscientists promote 'Healthy Brain Ageing' in local primary schools

  • 11 Apr 2016

“Tús Maith Leath na hOibre” During Brain Awareness Week, March 14-20, 2016 a group of UCC neuroscientists engaged children from five local primary schools Glounthaune, Greenmount, Glasheen Girls, Glasheen Boys and St Finbarres in fun activities to promote the importance of brain health during childhood.

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Shane completes Marathon and raises over €2000 for Move4Parkinson’s

Shane completes Marathon and raises over €2000 for Move4Parkinson’s

  • 02 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Dr Shane Hegarty, who successfully completed the Dublin City Marathon in aid of Move4Parkinson’s and to date has raised in excess of €2000.

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Dr Siobhán Fox invited to present and discuss her research in Denver Colorado

Dr Siobhán Fox invited to present and discuss her research in Denver Colorado

  • 27 Oct 2015

Dr Siobhán Fox was invited to present and discuss her research in Denver Colorado at the “Palliative Care in Parkinson’s Disease Conference”, which was hosted by the Department of Neurology, University of Colorado School of Medicine. The conference took place from 3rd-4th October 2015.

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Parkinson’s Community Meeting and Art Exhibition at Glucksman Gallery, UCC.

Parkinson’s Community Meeting and Art Exhibition at Glucksman Gallery, UCC.

  • 11 Sep 2015

On Monday, 7th September, the ‘Parkinson’s Community’ meeting took place at the Glucksman Gallery.This event was organised by Dr Shane Hegarty and Professor Aideen Sullivan of the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, UCC, as part of the BRAINTALK project (www.ucc.ie/en/braintalk).

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“Exploring Parkinson’s with Art” Workshop at Glucksman Gallery, UCC

“Exploring Parkinson’s with Art” Workshop at Glucksman Gallery, UCC

  • 31 Jul 2015

On Tuesday, 28th July, 22 People with Parkinson’s and some of their family members participated in an “Exploring Parkinson’s with Art” workshop in the Glucksman gallery.

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Cork NeuroScience Centre, designated Centre of Excellence in Neurodegeneration

Cork NeuroScience Centre, designated Centre of Excellence in Neurodegeneration

  • 25 Mar 2015

A UCC submission led by Dr Cora O’Neill, Director of the Cork NeuroScience Centre, has led to the Cork NeuroScience Centre being designated as a “Centre of Excellence in Neurodegeneration” (CoEN) after a national and international review process.

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Concert in aid of Irish Heart Foundation and Parkinson’s Association of Ireland

Concert in aid of Irish Heart Foundation and Parkinson’s Association of Ireland

  • 01 Jul 2014

MUSIC FOR A SUMMER’S NIGHTSATURDAY

12th JULY 2014 at 8pm

THE LITTLE THEATRE, TRACTON COMMUNITY CENTRE,

MINANE BRIDGE

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Irish Network for Biomarkers in Neurodegeneration (IN-BIND) one-day meeting UCC

Irish Network for Biomarkers in Neurodegeneration (IN-BIND) one-day meeting UCC

  • 06 Jun 2014

The Irish Network for Biomarkers in Neurodegeneration (IN-BIND) are hosting a one-day meeting in University College Cork (UCC) on Friday, June 6th, 2014.

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Second Munster Parkinson's Conference Oriel House Ballincollig 23rd May 2014

Second Munster Parkinson's Conference Oriel House Ballincollig 23rd May 2014

  • 15 May 2014

Dr. Sean O’Sullivan will be co-chairing and giving a talk at the 2nd MUNSTER PARKINSON’S CONFERENCE at The Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, Co. Cork Friday  23rd May 2014, 10.30am – 4.00pm.

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Dr Sean O'Sullivan to speak at 2nd Annual Irish Parkinson’s Disease Conference

Dr Sean O'Sullivan to speak at 2nd Annual Irish Parkinson’s Disease Conference

  • 12 May 2014

Dr. Sean O’Sullivan will be co-chairing and giving a talk at the 2nd Annual Irish Parkinsons Disease Conference at the Main Lecture Theatre, Cork University Hospital, Friday 20th June 2014 from 1pm to 5pm.

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The 8th Neuroscience Ireland Conference University College Cork

The 8th Neuroscience Ireland Conference University College Cork

  • 16 Sep 2013

The 8th Neuroscience Ireland Conference was held in University College Cork on Sept 12th & 13th 2013. The theme of the conference was “Brain Disorders Across the Lifespan: Translational Neuroscience From Molecule to Man“. The programme highlighted recent insights into the workings of the brain in health and disease. Some of the highlights of this hugely successful meeting included

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Munster Parkinsons Patient Information Conference

Munster Parkinsons Patient Information Conference

  • 05 Jun 2013

On June 7th, there will be a Patient Conference in Cork University Hospital.

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Parkinson’s Disease:from molecules to movement

Parkinson’s Disease:from molecules to movement

  • 25 Apr 2013

To mark the European Month of the Brain the Cork Neuroscience Group in association with Neuroscience Ireland are delighted to  present their conference Parkinson’s Disease: from molecules to movement.

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Dr Gerard O’Keeffe, Dr Aideen Sullivan and Dr Sean O’Sullivan founders of PDRC receive 2012 TRAP funding.

Dr Gerard O’Keeffe, Dr Aideen Sullivan and Dr Sean O’Sullivan founders of PDRC receive 2012 TRAP funding.

  • 22 Feb 2013

Recently-formed Parkinson’s Disease Research Cluster (PDRC). Co-founded by Dr Gerard O’Keeffe and Dr Aideen Sullivan in the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience, and Dr Sean O’Sullivan in the Department of Neuroscience, Cork University Hospital have successfully been awarded funding under the 2012 Translational Research Access Programme, which relates to a study titled “Potential biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease: comparison of levels of neurotrophic factors in cerebrospinal fluid and serum of Parkinson’s disease patients with those in healthy controls.”

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"An Update in Parkinson's Disease"

  • 11 Jan 2013

Dr Sean O Sullivan, Consultant Neurologist,will host a meeting "An Update in Parkinson's Disease", on Frday 18th January 2013 in Brookfield Clinical Science Complex, University College Cork.

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‘BRAINTALK’ project featured in Irish Research Council Annual Report

‘BRAINTALK’ project featured in Irish Research Council Annual Report

  • 09 Aug 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Shane Hegarty, Dr. Gerard O’Keeffe and Professor Aideen Sullivan, whose BRAINTALK project has been selected as a 'fascinating project' by the The Irish Research Council and features in their Annual Report 2015 just published. Link to section of IRC Annual Report (972kB)

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