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The group is studying the ways in which the developing brain may be injured, and how to prevent it happening with medicines which could be used in pregnancy. The group is also working with other research groups worldwide to predict other complications of pregnancy, such as pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure) and low birthweight, both of which are causes of brain injury in babies. To read ...Read more →
The CIC team works closely with the Assistive Technologies Innovation Centre (ATiC) at the university. This is an integrated research centre which puts user-centred design thinking and strategic innovation tools into practice with a strong emphasis in health and wellbeing. ATiC utilises a range of reality capture technologies such as 3D scanning, biomechanics and eye tracking, along with a range of advanced prototyping facilities, such ...Read more →
Imogen was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at birth. The condition severely limits movement in her lower body and her mum, Catherine, sought additional support to ensure her daughter had the best opportunity to develop, both physically and socially. She came across the Cerebra Innovation Centre in Swansea, which creates bespoke products for children with neurological conditions, and immediately got in touch. ‘The team at the ...Read more →
Samuel Turner is a young man with a passion for supporting Cerebra. His achievements are all the more remarkable as he is autistic, has learning difficulties and ADHD. Samuel’s been supporting us since 2017 by raising awareness and raising funds. He promotes the charity at film festivals, conferences, town centres and at local supermarkets. He’s also organised stalls at school Summer Fetes and Christmas Fairs. To ...Read more →
Dealing with public bodies and thinking about finances can be overwhelming so we have a series of guides and factsheets to help families of children with brain conditions with common problems they may be facing. Covering a range of legal, social and financial issues, these are useful tools in helping you understand your situation regarding your rights and entitlements. They offer comprehensive, up-to-date advice and ...Read more →
Our comprehensive guides help you as a parent or carer understand the different educational services available to your child in England and Wales. They outline the services your child may be entitled to and also contain template letters to help you communicate effectively with educational bodies and social services should you need to.Read more →
Each of the Cerebra management team oversees their own department within the charity. Chris Jones CEO Chris graduated from the University of Wales in Economics and joined the NHS graduate trainee program shortly after. He progressed quickly to the Head of Finance at Bolton Health Authority and from there has gone from strength-to-strength professionally. At the age of 27, Chris became the youngest NHS CEO ...Read more →
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