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Dr. Sean Kennelly

Clinical Associate Professor (Medical Gerontology)

 

Clinical Associate Professor (Trinity Inst. of Neurosciences (TCIN))


Professor Sean Kennelly MB BCh BAO PhD FRCP(Lond) FRCPI is a consultant physician in geriatric and stroke medicine in Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) and Clinical Associate Professor of Medical Gerontology in Trinity College. He is Director of the Institute for Memory and Cognition, and the Cognitive Clinical Trials Unit in Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin. He is clinical director of the National Intellectual Disability Memory Service in TUH. He is co-lead investigator on HRB-funded Dementia Trials Ireland, a national clinical trials network, and is principle investigator on HRB-funded of Dementia Research Network Ireland (DRNI). A fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London & Ireland, he has extensively published in his main research areas of Ageing, brain health, dementia, and Inflammaging. He has served as chief and principal investigator on several international clinical trials in early-stage Alzheimer's disease. He is principle investigator and lead-clinical advisor on several industry collaborations investigating novel applications of digital gait and speech biomarkers in detection of cognitive decline. He is a member of the clinical and research advisory panel for the Alzheimer's Society Ireland and a principal investigator in the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience. He is a faculty member for the Global Brain Health Institute in Trinity College Dublin. He is a member of the clinical and research advisory panel for the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland. He is on several clinical and service advisory committees for the national clinical program for older people and the national dementia office. He is a member of the national dementia strategy monitoring group within the department of health. He served as associate dean of higher specialty training in general internal medicine in the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 2017-2021.
  Ageing, Older People and Healthcare   Ageing, stroke, dementia   ALZHEIMER'S DEMENTIA   BRAIN AGEING   Brain Health in Ageing   DEMENTIA   DEMENTIA SERVICES   EARLY ONSET DEMENTIA   LEWY BODY DEMENTIA   Older Adults - ageing in place, dementia, aging and technolo   Positive Ageing
 Dementia Research Network Ireland
 A Rapid Realist Review of the Need, Design, Use and Implementation of Electronic Medication Databases in Clinical Practice at Care Transitions
 BRAIN-Diabetes: Border Region Area lifestyle Intervention study for healthy Neurocognitive ageing in diabetes
 Investigation of early stage memory changes in memory brain networks in Alzheimer's Disease
 Dementia-friendly hospitals: a focus on user centred design

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Dyer AH, Noonan C, McElheron M, Batten I, Reddy C, Connolly E, Pierpoint R, Murray C, Leonard A, Higgins C, Reilly P, Boran G, Phelan T, McCormack W, O'Neill D, Fallon A, Brady G, O'Farrelly C, Bourke NM, Kennelly SP., Previous SARS-CoV-2 Infection, Age, and Frailty Are Associated With 6-Month Vaccine-Induced Anti-Spike Antibody Titer in Nursing Home Residents, Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Grey T, Xidous D, O'Donoghue J, Kennelly S, O'Neill D, Universal Design for Improving Quality of Life and Enhancing COVID-19 Infection Control in Existing Residential Care Settings for Older People: Research Report, Dublin, Centre for Excellence in Universal Design, 2022, p1 - 110, Report, PUBLISHED  URL
Grey T, Xidous D, O'Donoghue J, Kennelly S, O'Neill D, Improving Quality of Life and Enhancing COVID-19 Infection Control in Existing Residential Care Settings for Older People: Universal Design Guidelines, Dublin, Centre for Excellence in Universal Design, 2022, p1 - 44, Report, PUBLISHED  URL
Doyle P, Ryan DJ, Kennelly S, O'Neill D, Frequency and intensity of medical interventions in a nursing home during COVID-19 Pandemic, Ir Med J, 114, (3), 2021, pP301 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
O'Neill D, Kennelly S, Responding to responsive behaviour in Alzheimer's disease, Lancet, 398, (10303), 2021, p842 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Waldron, C., Cahill, J., Cromie, S., Delaney, T., Kennelly, S., Pevnick, J., and Grimes, T., Personal Electronic Records of Medications (PERMs) for medication reconciliation at care transitions: a rapid realist review., BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making , 21, (307), 2021, p1 - 17, Notes: [https://doi.org/10.1186/s12911-021-01659-8], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Kennelly SP, Dyer AH, Noonan C, Kennelly SM, Martin A, O'Neill D, Fallon A, Asymptomatic carriage rates and case-fatality of SARS-CoV-2 infection in residents and staff in Irish nursing homes, Age and Ageing, 50, (1), 2021, p49 - 54, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Xidous D, Grey T, Kennelly S, O'Neill D, Understanding the knowledge and engagement of facilities management with dementia- friendly design in Irish hospitals: an exploratory study, Facilities, 9, 2021, p601 - 614, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Xidous D, Grey T, Kennelly SP, O'Neill D, Dementia Friendly Hospital Design: Key Issues for Patients and Accompanying Persons in an Irish Acute Care Public Hospital , Health Environments Research & Design, 13, (1), 2020, p48 - 67, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Fallon A, Dukelow T, Kennelly S, O'Neill D, COVID-19 in Nursing Homes, QJM, 113, (6), 2020, p391 - 392, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
  

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Dementia Prevention Clinical Trials in Dementia Brain Health Digital Biomarkers of ageing and cognitive decline Dementia in Down Syndrome Changes in Inflammatory System and Vaccine responses within the context of ageing and frailty. Biology of Ageing research