The Regan Symposium: Neuroplasticity in Brain Function and Dysfunction

Update 27th October 2014: We regretfully announce that Prof. Ciaran Regan, University College Dublin, passed away on the 24th October. Neuroscience Ireland extends our deepest condolences to Prof. Regan’s family, friends and colleagues.

Due to this sad event, The Regan Symposium has now been postponed. Further details will be made available in due course.


To celebrate the career of Prof. Ciaran Regan, a two day symposium will be held in UCD in his honour. Prof. Regan will give the keynote address along with two sessions (on neuroplasticity and Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule, NCAM) featuring a number of international and national speakers including Prof. Richard Morris, Prof. Melitta Schachner, Prof. Trevor Robbins, Prof. Michael Rowan, Prof. Marina Lynch and Prof. John O’Keefe, who recently shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Prof. May-Britt Moser and Prof. Edvard I. Moser for their work on spatial learning and memory.

Moore Auditorium,
UCD O’Brien Centre for Science, University College Dublin, Ireland
30th and 31st October 2014

Oct 30th 12 noon – Session I: Neuroplasticity in Health and Disease:
Prof Richard Morris, Prof John O’Keefe, Prof Melitta Schachner, Prof Trevor Robbins, Prof Michael Rowan, Prof Marina Lynch

Oct 31st 9.30 am – Session II: NCAM and Other Stories
Dr Gerard Fox, Dr Andrew Foley, Dr Niamh O’Sullivan, Dr Keith Murphy

Oct 31st 1 pm
Keynote: Professor Ciaran Regan

To attend please register by email before 24th October:

The flyer for the event can be downloaded here: Regan Symposium Poster.

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