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My main research is in Lewy body dementia (LBD), the second most common neurodegenerative dementia. My work to date has involved the clinical epidemiology of LBD and the use of MIBG cardiac scintigraphy in it's diagnosis. I am currently developing projects aimed at further exploration of the role of peripheral neuropathology in LBD pathogenesis, and the use of metabolomic analysis in differentiaing LBD from other disorders.

I also have clinical responsibilites with Belfast Health and Social Care Trust's Psychiatry of Old Age service.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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