The “Parkinson’s Research in Ireland” seminar series 2.0 took place on April 8th and 15th, 2021. Both sessions were chaired by Dr Niamh Connolly of the RCSI University of Medicine & Health Science (formerly Royal College of Surgeons Ireland). Each evening consisted of two short talks followed by a question and answer session. Links to the presenter’s profiles and selected videos from the event are below:

8th April

  • Representing the World Parkinson’s Congress 2022 and (PD Avengers, Richelle Flanagan discussed her diagnosis and subsequent experience as an early-onset person with Parkinson’s in her talk “To PD and Beyond.”
  • Prof. Madeleine Lowery (University College Dublin, UCD) gave a fascinating talk about her research in deep brain stimulation. Her talk was titled, “Rhythms of the Brain: Towards closed-loop control of deep brain stimulation.”

15th April

The two-part series was well-attended. The audience interacted via the ‘chatbox’ with questions and suggestions as to where to learn more.

PD-MitoQUANT extends a sincere thanks to all participants and attendees who made the series so informative and interactive!

The event was organised as part of the PD-MitoQUANT project by Drs Niamh Connolly and Orla Watters, of the RCSI University of Medicine & Health Science and Dr Kylie O’Brien and Danielle Nicholson of Pintail Limited.

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