"Be Brain Aware" public meeting for Brain Awareness Week
Nov 01, 2014
Brain Awareness Week took place from March 10th – 15th this year. The aim of the week is to raise awareness of neurological conditions throughout Ireland.
On Thursday 13th of March, Novartis and the Neurological Association of Ireland hosted a public lecture, “Be Brain Aware” in the Science Gallery in Trinity College Dublin. This event, which was attended by over 200 people, was one of the highlights of Brain Awareness Week.
Professor Ian Robertson of Trinity College Dublin, spoke about the importance of keeping the brain active and of cognitive reserve. This presentation was followed by one from Professor of Neurology from Beaumont Hospital, Professor Orla Hardiman who spoke about the latest trends and developments in neurology.