Professor Brian Lawlor
Professor of Old Age Psychiatry and Deputy Executive Director, Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin
Place of work / study:
Trinity College Dublin
Area of Research:
Dementia, brain health, depression, loneliness
How is your work funded?
Philanthropy, national and international funding agencies
Tell us a little about yourself:
Psychiatrist with over 30 years’ experience working with people with dementia. Major research interests in detection, diagnosis, prevention and clinical trials in dementia and in understanding loneliness and its impact on brain health.
Tell us a fun fact about yourself:
I played tennis at international level for Ireland in another life.
Why did you choose to work in dementia?
To change the narrative around dementia and to improve the quality of life for people with dementia.