To mark Parkinson’s Awareness Month 2020, PD-MitoQUANT ( partners at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland are hosting an event about the state-of-the-art Parkinson’s research in Ireland. Perspectives from research laboratories, the clinic, industry and those with the condition will be shared through short, lively talks followed by a Q&A session. Talks will be followed by a reception and an introduction to set dancing for Parkinson’s.

Anyone with an interest in Parkinson’s is invited to attend, including students, researchers, people with the condition, carers, health professionals and patient advocacy groups!

Date: Wednesday, 1st April 2020
Time: 5:30 pm-9 pm
Location: RCSI, 123 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Confirmed speakers to date include:

  • Parkinson’s Association of Ireland, Gary Boyle
  • NUI Galway, Eilis DowdLeo Quinlan, Parkinson’s researchers
  • RCSI, Jochen Prehn, PD-MitoQUANT Project Coordinator
  • UCC, TBC, Parkinson’s researcher
  • Inflazome, TBC, Industry representative


The RCSI is delighted to be able to offer travel bursaries of €100 euro to attend this event. Interested attendees should apply with a short letter of intent (1-page, max. 300 words) outlining their reasons for attending, reasons for applying for the bursary and travel/accommodation plans. Applications should be sent to no later than 5 pm on Friday, March 20th.

Register free at Eventbrite:

This event is supported by grants from Parkinson’s UK and Young Parkinson’s Ireland.

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PD-MitoQUANT has received funding from the Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking under grant agreement No 821522. This Joint Undertaking receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and EFPIA and Parkinson’s UK.

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