Ana holds a PhD in Immunology from the University of Lisbon and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM) in Lisbon, Portugal. She graduated with a BSc in Genetics from the University of Newcastle and received a Masters in Biomolecular Archaeology from the University of Manchester, England. After leaving the lab to pursue a career in Science Communication, she served as the Director of Science Communication at iMM.
A group of young patients with cerebral palsy (CP) or another condition affecting body movement, muscle control, posture or balance, learned valuable lessons about self-confidence, independence, and mobility on a ... Read more
The Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, in Wilmington, Delaware, has hired Michael W. Shrader as its new division chief for cerebral palsy. Shrader graduated from the University of ... Read more
The March of Dimes will mobilize staff and volunteers to help families with newborns in intensive care units at hospitals in the United States to celebrate their first Christmas, Hanukkah, ... Read more
Researchers at Imperial College London and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust report that the overall incidence rate of brain injury among newborns — an injury at or soon ... Read more
Health Canada has approved Cuvposa (glycopyrrolate) to treat chronic severe drooling in children aged 3 to 18 years old with cerebral palsy (CP) and other neurological conditions. Montreal-based Pediapharm developed Cuvposa to ... Read more
Researchers from the NIH Clinical Center’s Rehabilitation Medicine Program have developed the first robotic exoskeleton specially designed to help treat crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Crouch (or ... Read more