Title of project or programme
Title of PI Neuro-enhancement Program for Inequalities in Elder Lives (NIEL)
Principal Investigators of project/programme grant
Title Forname Surname Institution Country
Professor Ian Robertson Trinity College Dublin Ireland
Address of institution of lead PI
Institution Trinity College Dublin
Street Address College Green
City Dublin
Postcode D2
Country
  • Ireland
Source of funding information

The Atlantic Philanthropies

Total sum awarded (Euro)

2500000

Start date of award

01-10-2009

Total duration of award in months

48

The project/programme is most relevant to
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
Keywords

translational neuroscience, cognitive decline, cognitive training, cognitive enhancement, brain stimulation, prevention

Research abstract in English

To develop a new programme for cognitive enhancement and dementia prevention. This initiative aims to shift the paradigm by developing interventions combining external brain stimulation, cognitive training and pharmaceuticals, that can halt or slow cognitive decline especially in high risk, socially disadvantaged populations of older people.

Lay Summary
In which category does this research fall?
  • Clinical research

Types: Investments > €500k
Member States: Ireland
Diseases: Alzheimer's disease & other dementias
Years: 2011
Database Categories: N/A
Database Tags: N/A

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