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Concussion: Unrecognised Brain Injury


On Friday 20th June 2014 the PSI Division of Neuropsychology, in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Hospital Dublin, held a half-day lecture series examining concussion from neurological and neuropsychological perspectives. Slides from a number of the  presentations made on the day are available below.

For slides from Dr. Eugene Wallace's presentation please click here.

For slides from Dr. Matthew Campbell's presentation please click here.


Speaker Biographies:

Dr. Colin Doherty, MD, FRCPI, is a Consultant Neurologist at St. James’s Hospital. He is the national clinical lead for the National Epilepsy Programme and a Prinicpal Investigator on a recent US Department of Defence grant looking at brain injury. He is also a rugby Dada.


Dr. Matthew Campbell

Dr. Matthew Campbell, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin and leads a Neurovascular Genetics Research group in the Smurfit Institute of Genetics. His research focuses on elucidating the underlying molecular mechanisms of neural diseases and neural trauma and translating basic findings into novel forms of therapy.


Dr. Eugene Wallace

Dr. Eugene Wallace is a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine in St. James’s Hospital and the National Rehabilitation Hospital. He has a specific interest in neuroimaging.

Dr. Niall Pender

Dr. Niall Pender is Head of Dept. of Psychology and Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist at Beaumont Hospital. He is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and a Visiting Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin. Dr Pender has a special interest in sports concussion and works closely with numerous professional sporting organisations in return to play assessments.

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