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Full NameProfessor Emer McGrath


National University of Ireland Galway

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Research Fields
  • neuroscience and mental health
  • epidemiology/population health research
Postgrad Medical Specialties
  • Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health
Medical Subspecialties
  • Dementia
  • Neurology
  • Neuropsychiatry
My Work

Professor McGrath's research work focuses on clinical epidemiology of neurovascular cognitive disorders (stroke, mild cognitive impairment and dementia), blood biomarkers for dementia and preclinical dementia, dementia risk prediction, clinical trials in neuroscience, particularly in neurodegenerative disease and reproductive and sex-specific risk factors for dementia.

Potential Projects

Identifying blood biomarkers for cognitive impairment and dementia
Predicting dementia at pre-clinical stages
Sex specific risk factors for dementia, eg reproductive factors
Vascular risk factors for dementia