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The Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics will host a free public meeting on Monday 14th March to mark International Brain Awareness Week

10 Mar 2016
Please see below for full details of this programme

Organised by Dr Barry Boland of the Department, the programme of talks will include contributions from professionals involved in research, mental health services and charities who support families affected by brain tumours, brain injury, mental illness and dementia.

You are invited to attend this free public meeting to learn more about the impact of brain health in our daily lives.

Time

Title

Presenter

10:00-10:20

Welcome & Introduction

Dr Barry Boland, Dept. Pharmacology & Therapeutics, UCC

10:20-10:40

De-stigmatising Mental Illness

Gabhain O’Donovan “Sea Change” and “Please Talk” & Katie Quinlan, Student Union Welfare Officer, UCC

10:40-11:00

Cognitive & 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. Anatomy & Neuroscience, UCC

11:30-11:50

Tea/Coffee Break in Brookfield Restaurant

11:50-12:10

Support Provided by Charities

Natasha Smith, Chair, Brain Tumour Ireland, Representative from Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland

12:10-12:30

Say ‘Hello’ to Brain Health

Professor Sabina Brennan, Co-Director of NEIL Dementia Research Programme, Trinity College Dublin

12:30-12:50

Dementia: Care & Treatments

Professor William Molloy, St Finbarr’s Hospital & UCC, Cork

12:50-13:00

Supporting Brain Research in Ireland

Dr Richard Roche, Dept, Psychology, NUI Maynooth and Irish Brain Council

13:00-13:15

Summary & Discussion

 

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