Research Focus

The Dublin Neurological Institute (DNI) has a reputation of excellence for the treatment of Neurological Disorders in Ireland. In addition to treatment of these disorders the DNI has a mission to translate research into treatments for those suffering with these debilitating disorders.

Professor Tim Lynch is Director of the Institute since it opened in 2008. Professor Lynch is committed to carrying out innovative research that aims to treat and ultimately in the future cure a number of prominent neurological disorders.

The Institute is closely associated with the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and University College Dublin.

Case Report Published by Prof. Lynch and Colleagues

2023-06-26T11:48:39+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Research & Clinical Trials|

A Case Report “Status Dystonicus, Oculogyric Crisis and Paroxysmal Dyskinesia in a 25 Year-Old Woman with a Novel KCNMA1 Variant, K457E” has been published on The report was authored by Prof. Tim Lynch of the Dublin Neurological Institute and 6 other colleagues Cliona Buckley, Jennifer Williams, Tudor Munteanu, Mary King, Su Mi Park, Andrea L. Meredith.

Irish Research Advances Understanding of Dementia

2023-06-26T11:58:21+00:00March 10th, 2016|Research & Clinical Trials|

Back in 1994, Prof. Tim Lynch was training as a neurologist in the United States when his research team made a landmark finding of the first mutation of the tau gene that causes a form of dementia. It wasn’t until two years ago that the final mutation was uncovered and “the loop was closed”.

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