"Dementia Neurodegeneration Network Ireland (DNNI) seeks to improve our understanding of the causes and mechanisms of dementia and neurodegeneration, the effectiveness of different models of care and the policy changes required to improve the quality of life for persons with dementia and neurodegenerative conditions and their caregivers."

News and events

DNNI Research Grant Awarded to ICGP


DNNI are delighted to announce that the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) are the recipients of a small research grant from DNNI.

DNNI Conference - 30th November 2017


The Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland (DNNI), in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland and SPHeRE (Structured Population and Health-services Research Education) will

Dementia Masterclass

Date:
Monday, 27 November, 2017 to Wednesday, 29 November, 2017

The Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia at NUI Galway are hosting a 3-day Dementia Masterclass taking place 27th - 29th Nov in NUI Galway.

A National Dementia Registry for Ireland: A feasibility study


This report, commissioned under The Alzheimer Society of Ireland's expert policy series, provides much needed information on the feasibility of developing a dementia registry within the Irish conte

Network focus

DNNI, by supporting multidisciplinary collaborative research and knowledge exchange, is dedicated to the enhancement of the understanding of the causes and mechanisms of dementia and neurodegeneration, the effectiveness of different models of care and the policy changes required to improve the quality of life for persons with dementia and neurodegenerative conditions and their caregivers.

The network strives to:

  • mobilise and capitalise on existing strengths to build scientific capacity within the network to integrate research evidence into practice and influence policy-making in the area of dementia and neurodegeneration
  • enhance inter-disciplinary and inter-institutional research co-operation and co-ordination across the island of Ireland
  • develop relationships between academics, practitioners and representatives of government, industry and the community and voluntary sector within Ireland and internationally
  • address the research and policy challenges faced by the dementia and neurodegenerative research community