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Acquired brain injury research in Ireland: Advancing our knowledge, growing our community 2019

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland hosted this seminar showcase for Brain Injury research in Ireland on the 14th of June 2019.

You can download the speakers presentations below.

Session 1:

Moving from theory to practice, what the research is telling us.

Chairperson Dr. Brian Waldron, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

"Lonely in my head". An exploration of the experience of loneliness in individuals with brain injury.

Dr. Niamh Lowe, Health Service Executive

Supporting People with post-stroke aphasia to live well@ interim findings from an ongoing study

Molly Manning, University of Limerick

The role of Music Therapy in contribuing to interdisciplinary assessment and treatment of Prolonged Disorder of Consciousness patients at the National Rehabilitation Hospital.

Rebecca O'Connor, National Rehabilitation Hospital

An Examination of the effectiveness of a cognitive group intervention for people with an Acquired Brain Injury

Dr. Carol Rogan, Maynooth University

Session 2:

Building and growing our knowledge and brain injury research community.

Chairperson Dr. Lorraine Crawley, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

Concussion, evidence and treatment

Dr Eugene Wallace, Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine

Brain Injury Research Network - Update on progress with open discussion

Yvonne Pearse, Soli Projects

About the seminar

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland was delighted to host our annual seminar to showcase the latest brain injury research in Ireland in The Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council, Dublin 8.

Download Programme here

The aims of the seminar are to:

  • Increase the profile of brain injury research conducted in Ireland

  • Create opportunities for researchers for dissemination of research findings to key clinicians and other allied health care professionals

  • Grow our brain injury research community and create opportunities for networking an information gathering