Özge has a MSc. in Molecular Genetics from the University of Leicester and a PhD in Developmental Biology from Queen Mary University of London. She worked as a Post-doctoral Research Associate at the University of Leicester for six years in the field of Behavioural Neurology before moving into science communication. She worked as the Research Communication Officer at a London based charity for almost two years.
A single injection of Dysport (abobotulinumtoxinA) significantly improves the ability of children with cerebral palsy to achieve their functional goals, according to a study published in the Journal of ... Read more
Glucocorticoids could help preserve the structure and function of nerve cells when given after oxygen deprivation at birth, a study published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences suggests. ... Read more
Babies who are born prematurely and who have infant respiratory distress syndrome (IRDS) have a higher risk of developing cerebral palsy (CP) according to a study conducted by researchers ... Read more
Kinesio taping (KT) and neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), in addition to neurodevelopmental therapy (NDT) significantly improve gross motor function and kyphosis, the excessive rounding of the back, in children ... Read more
A new study conducted by Turkish scientists suggests that Nintendo Wii could improve the hand function of children with cerebral palsy when combined with neurodevelopmental treatment. This suggests that ... Read more
A new study suggests that high-level exercise over long periods of time may be beneficial for people with cerebral palsy (CP). The results of the study have important implications for the ... Read more