Cohort 
2017

David Loughrey, PhD

Neuroscientist

We need to address how social factors and disabilities such as sensory impairment may impact brain health and increase the risk of dementia.

Current Work

David is neuroscience researcher studying the relationship between hearing loss and the development of dementia through neurocognitive assessment of older adults with hearing loss.

Personal Hero

Jonas Salk

Words of Strength

Curiosity

Vision

To reduce the scale and impact of dementia, we need to address how social factors and disabilities such as sensory impairment may impact brain health and increase the risk of dementia.

Strategy

David is conducting research to better understand how cognition is influenced by age-related hearing loss, a highly prevalent condition among older adults.

Motivation

Hearing loss is a widely prevalent disability among older adults and can impact on cognition and quality of life.

Education & Experience

Trinity College Dublin
Psychiatry
PhD
Trinity College Dublin
Psychology
BA