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New research: Fatigue may be the result of an overworked nervous system

A new Ph.D. project has investigated the reason for increased fatigue in people with Cerebral Palsy (CP). 

Patricia Holder Oplæg

New director at the foundation

CEO Peter Lindegaard will be joined on the Board of Directors by department head Patricia de Lipthay Behrend.

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American researcher receives the Research Prize

The international 2023 Elsass Foundation Research Prize of $145,000 has been awarded to an expert in the research and treatment of muscle contractures in people with cerebral palsy.

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Project works towards early detection of CP

The goal of a new nationwide research project is clear - cerebral palsy needs to be detected in children much earlier.

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New clinic will support adolescents and young adults with CP

A clinic for adolescents with CP will ensure that they are not ‘lost’ in the system when they leave the paediatric department.

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Project aims to prevent disease in children with CP

Scientists from Rigshospitalet want to prevent disease in children with cerebral palsy by making sure they receive the necessary nutrition and follow-up care.


EU Project to Strengthen Intervention for Infants with CP

An ongoing European research project aims to identify children at risk of cerebral palsy soon after birth 

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Professor is awarded 

The Australian professor Iona Novak is considered to be the leader in the field of cerebral palsy research. Now she is recognized with the Elsass Foundation Research Prize of 1 million DKK.