In-MINDD Meeting April 2015

The In-MINDD team held a very productive meeting in Maastricht on 16 and 17 April 2015. There were in-depth discussions and updates about the In-MINDD feasibility study and the team also focused on publications and plans for the final project conference.

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In-MINDD partner GU at North American Primary Care Group Annual Meeting

Members of the team from Glasgow University (GU) attended and presented at the North American Primary Care Group Annual Meeting in New York on 21 – 24 November 2014. Dr Susan Browne presented “Innovative Midlife Intervention for Dementia Deterrence (In-MINDD): A Feasibility Randomised Controlled Trial” and Prof Kate O’Donnell delivered a workshop on “Using Normalization Process Theory to Understand Why Complex Interventions Are (or Are Not) Implemented”. The event presented a valuable opportunity to spread the In-MINDD message to a broad audience and engage with colleagues in the US and Canada in particular. For more information about the event, click below.

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In-MINDD at the 24th Alzheimer Europe Conference

Several In-MINDD team members presented at the 24th Alzheimer Europe Conference in Glasgow from 20-22 October 2014. The Conference focused on “Dignity and autonomy in dementia”. Presentations by In-MINDD partners included the following:

  • Dr Maria Pierce (DCU) presented “Primary Prevention of Dementia: Potential for Alignment with Health Promotion Policy”.
  • Lisa McGarrigle (DCU) poster presentation “Investigating the Construct Validity of a Model of Cognitive Reserve Based on Protective Factors in Dementia”.
  • Dr Susan Browne (GU) presented “Innovative Midlife Intervention for Dementia Deterrence (In-MINDD): a Feasibility Randomised Controlled Trial.”

To read more about the Conference click below.

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In-MINDD at the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) Conference Beijing

Members of the team from In-MINDD partner UM presented at the IPA Conference in Beijing on 23-25 October 2014. Dr Sebastian Kohler chaired a symposium on “Depression and Dementia—What Are The Underlying Pathways?” and also presented on depression and dementia, exploring evidence from epidemiological studies for the role of vascular factors. Kay Deckers presented a poster entitled “Renal function and dementia risk: a systematic review/meta-analysis“. For more details about the Conference click below

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