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Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre (QCPRRC)

Magnetic resonance image of an infants brain

The University of Queensland

The QCPRRC leads research to advance the health of children with cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury and related disabilities, supporting them and their families across their lifespan. The Centre conducts bench to bedside, and community research, into the aetiology, neural mechanisms, management and outcomes of children with these disabilities.

Website https://qcprrc.centre.uq.edu.au/about

Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Cerebral Palsy and Acquired Brain Injury
  • Neurorehabilitation for motor, executive function and musculoskeletal outcomes
  • Neuroscience on brain structure and measures of neuroplasticity
  • Early detection of Cerebral Palsy with early biomarkers
  • Novel therapies, neuroprotection strategies
  • Longitudinal outcomes for growth, nutrition, physical fitness, activity and cognitive outcomes
  • Muscle development, function and biomechanics in cerebral palsy
  • Interventions to enhance child and family quality of life
  • Implementation of evidence based interventions to clinical practice.

Number of research staff

Up to 20 research staff

Address

62 Graham Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Organisation type

  • University Research Centre
  • Queensland Government – Partner

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Last updated:
6 September 2018