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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 Consultant Geriatrician in Tallaght University Hospital, Clinical Associate Professor of Medical Gerontology in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and a principle investigator in the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience. He is chief and principle investigator in several international clinical trials in early-stage Alzheimer's disease, and he was co-principle investigator on the first Irish National Audit of Dementia (INAD) care in acute hospitals and on management committee for INAD 2. He has 60+ research publications and book chapters. He is a faculty member for the global brain health institute in TCD/UCSF, and 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 is associate dean of higher specialty training in general internal medicine in the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.
  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
 Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation in the treatment of mild Alzheimer's disease
 NH-COVAIR; COVID 19 in Nursing Home Residence; Predicting Disease Severity, Outcomes and Anti-Viral Immune responses
 Including best practices and the voices of experience in developing post-diagnostic dementia support guidelines for people with an intellectual disability
 Exploring novel biomarkers of brain health in Diabetes
 A Rapid Realist Review of the Need, Design, Use and Implementation of Electronic Medication Databases in Clinical Practice at Care Transitions

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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, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL  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: [], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
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
Dyer A, McKenna L, Gamage G, Bourke N, Killane I, Widdowson M, Woods C, Gibney J, Reilly R, O'Neill D, Kennelly S. , Cognitive performance in midlife type 2 diabetes: results from the ENBIND study, Diabetic Medicine, 2020, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Martin A, Boyle N, Cooke J, Kennelly SP, Martin R, Mulroy M, O'Connor M, O'Keeffe S, O'Neill D on behalf of the Irish Society of Physicians in Geriatric Medicine, Responding to Needs of Residents in Long Term Care in Ireland, 113, (9), 2020, pP181 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Anderson DC, Grey T, Kennelly S, O'Neill D, Nursing Home Design and COVID-19: Balancing Infection Control, Quality of Life, and Resilience, Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 21, (11), 2020, p1519 - 1524, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL

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