Dr. Sabina Brennan

Co-Director of NEIL Research Programme at Trinity College Dublin

Dr Sabina Brennan is a research psychologist, and Research Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin. Her research focuses on understanding dementia risk and protective factors to establish how decline in cognitive function might be prevented or delayed. Sabina is passionate about engaging adults in an educational preventative context online through courses and films and in person through public talks. Sabina is frequently invited to speak on brain health, ageism, stress, social isolation and related issues. In November 2016 Science Foundation Ireland presented her with an award for Outstanding Contribution to STEM Communication. Currently she is Principal Investigator at Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience where she is co-director the NEIL Programme (NeurEnhancement for Independent Lives). She is also a Principal Investigator in E-Health at the ADAPT Centre. She serves on Trinity’s Equality Committee and Chairs the Age Friendly Trinity Committee. She is also a member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory panel for the Alzheimer Society of Ireland and a member of the SAGE National Advisory Committee.

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