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Professor Brian Lawlor

Conolly Norman Professor of Old Age Psyc (Psychiatry)

Clinical Director of N.E.I.L. (Trinity Inst. of Neurosciences (TCIN))
Clinical Director of N.E.I.L. (Centre For Medical Gerontology)

 The role of haemochromatosis mutations in Alzheimer's disease
 The utility of measures of electrophysiological and information processing variability in distinguishing between normal age-related cognitive decline, Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease (AD)
 MRC Genetics of Neuro Degenerative Disorders
 Factors determining the non-detection of dementia in the community dwelling elderly
 Medial temporal lobe measurement in Alzheimer's disease: a useful diagnostic test

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Editor-in-Chief, Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine
Associate Editor, Journal of Serotonin Research
Associate Editor, International Psychogeriatrics
Associate Editor, Journal of Ageing and Mental Health
Details Date From Date To
MRCPsych (Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists) 1993
MRCPI (Membership, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland) 1984 1984
Kelly, Michelle E. Loughrey, David Lawlor, Brian A. Robertson, Ian H. Walsh, Cathal Brennan, Sabina, The Impact of Cognitive Training and Mental Stimulation on Cognitive and Everyday Functioning of Healthy Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Ageing Research Reviews, 2014, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
O'Regan C, Kearney PM, Cronin H, Savva GM, Lawlor BA, & Kenny R., Oscillometric measure of blood pressure detects association between orthostatic hypotension and depression in population based study of older adults. , BMC psychiatry, 13, (1), 2013, p266-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Ní Mhaoláin AM, Gallagher D, O Connell H, Chin AV, Bruce I, Hamilton F, Teehee E, Coen R, Coakley D, Cunningham C, Walsh JB, Lawlor BA, Subjective well-being amongst community-dwelling elders: what determines satisfaction with life? Findings from the Dublin Healthy Aging Study., International Psychogeriatrics / IPA, 24, (2), 2012, p316-23 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Schnittger RI, Wherton J, Prendergast D, Lawlor BA, Risk factors and mediating pathways of loneliness and social support in community-dwelling older adults., Aging & mental health, 16, (3), 2012, p335-46 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
O'Luanaigh C, O'Connell H, Chin AV, Hamilton F, Coen R, Walsh C, Walsh JB, Caokley D, Cunningham C, Lawlor BA, Loneliness and cognition in older people: The Dublin Healthy Ageing study., Aging & Mental Health, 16, (3), 2012, p347-52 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Burke KE, Schnittger R, O'Dea B, Buckley V, Wherton JP, Lawlor BA, Factors associated with perceived health in older adult Irish population., Aging & mental health, 16, (3), 2012, p288-95 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Schnittger RI, Walsh CD, Casey AM, Wherton JP, McHugh JE, Lawlor BA, Psychological distress as a key component of psychosocial functioning in community-dwelling older people., Aging & mental health, 16, (2), 2012, p199-207 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
O'Luanaigh C, O'Connell H, Chin AV, Hamilton F, Coen R, Walsh C, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Molloy A, Scott J, Cunningham CJ, Lawlor BA, Loneliness and vascular biomarkers: the Dublin Healthy Ageing Study., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 27, (1), 2012, p83-8 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Collins O, Dillon S, Finucane C, Lawlor B, Kenny RA., Parasympathetic autonomic dysfunction is common in mild cognitive impairment., Neurobiology of Aging, 33, (10), 2012, p2324-2333 , Notes: [PMID: 22188719], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
McHugh JE, Fan CW, Kenny RA, Lawlor BA., Orthostatic hypotension and subjective sleep quality in older people., Aging Mental Health, 2012, Notes: [PMID: 22612427], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI

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Award Date
FRCPsych (Fellow). Royal College of Psychiatrists 1999
Diploma American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology 1989