Irish Times Health Prof Lynch

Irish research advances understanding of dementia

Back in 1994, Prof. Tim Lynch was training as a neurologist in the United States when his research team made a landmark finding of the first mutation of the tau gene that causes a form of dementia. It wasn’t until two years ago that the final mutation was uncovered and “the loop was closed”. Prof. […]

Closing the Tau Loop

Closing the tau loop: the missing tau mutation

Frontotemporal lobar degeneration comprises a group of disorders characterized by behavioural, executive and language impairment, sometimes with features of parkinsonism or motor neuron disease. In this video Professor Tim Lynch explains the history behind this condition , research that has taken place and recent developments culminating in 2015 with the identification of the missing tau mutation i.e. closing […]

Neuroimmunology Meeting Feb 2016

Neuroimmunological disorders & therapeutics in 2016

‘Diagnoses ad curationes. Neuroimmunological disorders & therapeutics in 2016’- synopsis. On Friday, February 26th, 2016,’ Diagnoses ad curationes. Neuroimmunological disorders & therapeutics in 2016’, our first Irish neuro-immunology meeting was held at the Herbert Park Hotel in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. The event was organised by Professor Tim Lynch and Dr Roisin Lonergan, consultant neurologists at […]

Minds Matter

Understanding and Protecting Your Brain

Prof. Sabina Brennan Co-Director of the NEIL (Neuro Enhancement for Independent Lives) Programme, Trinity College Dublin & creator of ” Hello Brain” Prof. Niall Pender Principle Clinical Neuropsychologist & Head of Department of Psychology, Beaumont Hospital National Neuroscience Centre; Adjunct Associate Professor in Psychology, Trinity College Dublin. Prof. Tim Lynch Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Director […]

Visiting Speaker  Headline

Functional / Psychogenic Movement Disorders Lecture

Professor Anthony Lang, Director, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto will deliver a lecture entitled “Functional/Psychogenic Movement Disorders” ANTHONY E. LANG, OC, MD, FRCPC, FAAN, FCAHS, FRSC. Dr. Lang is Professor and Director of the Division of Neurology at the University of Toronto, Director of the Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Center and the […]

Neuroimmunology Meeting Feb 2016

Neuroimmunology Meeting February 2016

Registration is now open for the “Diagnoses ad curationes, Neuroimmunological disorders therapeutics in 2016″ to be held on Friday February 26th, 2016 at the Herbert Park Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Closing date for Registration is 24/02/2016. Download the agenda for the meeting here.  

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