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Elsass Foundation hires new CEO

Peter Lindegaard bids farewell as CEO of the Elsass Foundation. His successor is Jacob Hübertz.

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“I quickly fell in love with the Foundation’s mission”

Meet Jacob Hübertz, the new CEO of the Elsass Foundation.


Cognitive assessment improves self-image in young adults with CP

Many young adults with Cerebral Palsy (CP) face cognitive challenges in their daily lives. However, the primary focus tends to be on physical difficulties. A neuropsychological assessment can give people with CP positive insights – as it did for 26-year-old Carla Moos.

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E-sports create inclusive communities for children and young adults with Cerebral Palsy

Gaming has a unique function in building friendships and developing skills, particularly for children and young adults with Cerebral Palsy (CP). It gives them the opportunity to participate in a community on equal terms with their peers.

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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). 

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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.