Brian Hughes

Brian Hughes

Member of the Advisory Group on “Research on specialist services for people with PWS”.

Brian Hughes is Professor of Psychology at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is a specialist in stress psychophysiology, health psychology, and research methods. He has conducted extensive research into the ways human cardiovascular responses habituate during repeated or sustained stress exposure, helping to explain how some people are resilient to the long-term health effects of chronic stress. He has also conducted work with various patient groups, examining their experiences of medical and social care. He is a parent of a teenage son who has Prader-Willi syndrome.


Posted on

19 February 2021