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News Archive: 2015

Dr. Geraldine Foley, Assistant Professor, presents research paper at the 2015 International Symposium on ALS/MND

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Dr. Geraldine Foley, Assistant Professor, presented a research paper at the 2015 International Symposium on ALS/MND in Orlando, Florida, December 11-13. Dr. Foley’s paper titled ‘The impact of family on decision making in ALS care: The patient perspective’ reported on how family context shapes ALS patients’ preferences for care. The symposium is the largest medical and scientific conference specific to ALS/MND and the premier event for the ALS/MND research community. The abstract of Dr. Foley’s conference paper has been published in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. Dr. Foley's presentation can be viewed here.(PDF 926 kB)

December 14th 2015


Dr. Geraldine Foley, Assistant Professor, Acts as Expert Reviewer for Italian Foundation for ALS Research

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Dr. Geraldine Foley, Assistant Professor, has been invited by the Italian Foundation for ALS research (AriSLA) onto their International Scientific Committee to act an expert reviewer for an assistive technology research call for ALS. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 2014 campaign, promoted in Italy by AISLA, the Italian Patient Association for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, has made available to AriSLA additional funds to bring novel assistive technology to ALS patients. The peer-review process relies on an international scientific committee of opinion leaders in ALS research. Dr. Foley has joined the expert panel for this research call.

 

October 20th 2015


Congratulations to the Class of 2015. Wishing you all the best with your future endeavours. Thanks for the very thoughtful and unique gift.

 

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Congratulations to Claire Gleeson, Kieran Lewis and Eileen Daly from Unilink and the Careers Office for Winning the GradIreland 2015 Employability Award

2015 marked the largest ever gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards, which were conducted in partnership with the Association of Higher Education Careers Services (AHECS) and the Higher Education Authority (HEA).

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Dr. Geraldine Foley has Editorial Published in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration

An editorial by Dr. Geraldine Foley, Assistant Professor, has been published in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. The purpose of the editorial is to emphasise the importance of including the viewpoint of people of ALS who have cognitive impairment, in health care research. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration is the official journal of The World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Motor Neuron Diseases. (Impact Factor: 2.591). The publication can be viewed by clicking on the journal below.

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April 2nd 2015