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Dr Barry Boland organises Brain Awareness Meeting. All Welcome
Organised by Dr Barry Boland, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics UCC and part of International Brain Awareness Week you are invited to attend this free public meeting, to learn more about the impact of brain health in our daily lives.
Speakers include a range of professionals involved in research, mental health services and charities, who together support patients and families affected by mental illness, brain tumours, brain injury and dementia.
Brain Awareness Meeting
Monday March 14th.
Room G06, Brookfield Health Science Complex,
University College Cork
10.00 - 10.20 Welcome and Introduction. Dr. Barry Boland, Dept. of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, UCC
10.20 - 10.40 De-Stigmatising Mental Illness. Gabhain O' Donovan, 'See Change’ and ‘Please Talk’ & Katie Quinlan, Student Union Welfare Officer, UCC
10.40 - 11.00 Cognitive and Emotional Consequences of Head Injury. Dr. Siobhán Shine, Clinical Psychologist, HSE, Cork
11.00 - 11.30 Staying Strong - Biomarkers for Stress Resilience. Dr. Anand Gururajan, Dept. of Anatomy and Neuroscience, UCC
11.30 - 11.50 Tea/Coffee Break
11.50 - 12.10 Support Provided by Charities. Natasha Smith, Chairperson, Brain Tumour Ireland. Representative from The Alzheimer's Society of Ireland
12.10 - 12.30 Say 'Hello' to Brain Health. Prof. Sabina Brennan, Co-Director of the NEIL Dementia Research Programme, Trinity College Dublin
12.30 - 12.50 Dementia: Care and Treatments. Prof. William Molloy, St. Finbarr's Hospital and UCC, Cork
12.50 - 13.00 Supporting Brain Research in Ireland. Dr. Richard Roche, Dept. of Psychology, NUI Maynooth and Irish Brain Council
13.00 - 13.15 Summary and Discussion