"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 Conference - 30th November 2017


The DNNI 1 day Conference will take place on 30th November 2017 in Dublin - Save The Date!

Open Call For Submission of Research Proposal


DNNI are now inviting proposals for an Evidence Review Paper investigating: Risk Factors, Risk Reduction - Addressing the influence of modifiable lifestyle or health risk factors on dementia and ne

NAI Brain Awareness Week

Date:
Monday, 6 March, 2017 to Sunday, 12 March, 2017

National Brain Awareness Week is an annual initiative co-ordinated by the NAI aimed at increasing public awareness of neurological conditions.

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