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Irish Neurological Association 55th Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

The 55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Neurological Association (INA) was deemed a very successful event that showcased significant emerging talent in the Irish neurology and neuroscience field. 2019 INA meeting a highlight of the Irish neurology calendar The 55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Neurological Association (INA) was deemed a very successful…

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Discussing the big issues in neurology

Priscilla Lynch talks to Irish Neurological Association President Dr Brian McNamara ahead of next month’s annual meeting in Cork The 55th Annual Meeting of the Irish Neurological Association (INA), under the presidency of Dr Brian McNamara, Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology, Cork University Hospital, will take place from 6 to 7 June at the Radisson Blu…

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Irish Institute of Clinical Neuroscience 14th Annual Neurology Update Meeting

The IICN 2016 Annual Neurology Update Meeting took place on 14 October in the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin. The theme for this year’s meeting was ‘Hot Topics in Neurology’. James Fogarty reports Identifying concussion in sports competition ‘remains difficult’  -field diagnosis of concussion remains difficult and equestrian brain injuries are the biggest sports-related category, the recent…

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Irish Institute of Clinical Neuroscience 14th Annual Neurology Update Meeting

Seizures are not a monolithic event’ The traditional thinking around epileptic seizures needs to be refined, an eminent US epileptologist told the recent IICN Annual Neurology Update Meeting in Dublin. Prof Sydney Cash, Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Attending Epileptologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, US, delivered the John Kirker Memorial Lecture…

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Report from the Irish Institute of Clinical Neuroscience

16th Annual Neurology Update Meeting Advancing research and outcomes in neurology There is no database which defines how much brain atrophy a person should have at a certain age and which could be used to aid assessment samples of brain tissue for cognitive impairment by neuropathologists. That is according to Dr Francesca Brett, Consultant Neuropathologist,…

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