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Clinical Analyses

Clinical studies are conducted at our University teaching hospitals.  Specifically, we have a dedicated memory clinic, a falls clinic and a syncope clinic at St. James’ Hospital, and a range of clinical studies are also conducted at St. Patricks Hospital and AMiNCH, Tallaght.

Particular expertise

  • Autonomic function tests
  • Neurally mediated syncope test
  • Cognitive function assessments
  • Balance
  • Neurocardiovascular instability
  • EEG
  • ERP
  • Behavioural methods for improving brain function in clinical groups and in normal ageing

Clinical cohorts

  • Child and adult ADHD
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Progressive disorders from acquired brain injury
  • Schizophrenia
  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Depression

Additional Analyses: 

TILDA Health centre based tests include: Anthropometric analyses, Grip strength, Visual acuity, Contrast sensitivity, Macular densitometry, Heel ultrasound, Phasic blood pressure, Heart rate variability, Pulse wave velocity & Gait & balance assessment.

St. James Hospital based tests include: Cerebral blood flow, Sampling & analysis of blood, plasma and cerebrospinal fluid and Task dependent measurements of blood pressure, heart rate and temperature.