Eurecat has awarded the Research and Innovation Office of the Institut Guttmann in the category of Innovative Research Center "for its constant effort to incorporate the new technologies in the service of the processes of rehabilitation and the advancement of neuroscience and the great impact Social achievement ". Dr. Josep M. Tormos, research coordinator, attended the ceremony that took place on June 21 at CosmoCaixa in Barcelona, within the framework of the Future Industry Congress.
The CIMA Foundation (International Center for Ancient Music by its Catalan acronym) was held on May 29 a concert of early music in the hospital. The performers, two musicians refugees from Syria, the singer and lutenist Waed Bouhassoun and the flutist (ney) Moslem Rahal, offered two small recitals in the area of functional rehabilitation, in order to introduce music in neurorehabilitation activity of patients.
This initiative is part of the Orpheus’ Dream . Ways of Memory and Intercultural Dialogue" in honor of the Syrian people and in collaboration with the City Council.
On Saturday, June 10th, thanks to good weather and wind conditions, users of Sports & Life Guttmann Club, all of them former patients of the Institut Guttmann suffering from spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis, were able to enjoy the exceptional and wonderful sensation of flying In paramotor as well as discover, in bird's eye, the magnificent natural environment that make up the Àger valley, the Montsec mountain range and the Mont Rebei gorge.
The Institut Guttmann hosted yesterday, June 1, this annual meeting which, this year, has focused on road education for safe mobility in the face of new forms of displacement, and of uses and customs of the road space from the perspective of Young. In this edition, as a novelty, students of ESO, Bachillerato and Ciclos Formativos participated in a roundtable.
L’Institut Guttmann ha publicat ja el número 93 de la revista Sobre Ruedas, sobre neurorrehabilitació i vida amb diversitat funcional, i que en aquesta edició centra els seus articles principals en la neurociència i la neuroètica. El tema, que va ser el protagonista de les darreres Jornades Tècniques de l’Institut Guttmann, al 2016, planteja l’autonomia personal com un dret, i la complexitat de com preservar-lo en persones amb afectacions cognitives i conductuals. Bioètica, apoderament i vida independent són alguns dels temes analitzats.
Ms. Zhang Haidi, chairwoman of the Federation of the Disabled of China, President of the Paralympic Committee of China, and President of the Organizing Committee of the Paralympic Games in Beijing in 2022 visited on May 20th the Institut Guttmann. Ms. Haidi came accompanied by a delegation head of the Committee of Internationalization of the Federation of the Disabled of China and by Dr. Josep A. Pujante, Director of the International Department of Health.
This Sunday, May 14, a group of patients, former patients, relatives and professionals of the Institut Guttmann participated with Sports & Life Guttman Club in the 33ª edition of "The Mile" of the Sagrada Familia, in Barcelona. In addition to enjoying a great morning of sport and having a good time in this popular race, they showed that people with disabilities can practice sports in an inclusive way.
Since 1985 the Claror Foundation has organized this athletic race of 1,609metres, considered as a sporting, playful and social event in the city of Barcelona.
The Institut Guttmann is at HEALTHIO these days, the exhibition about Patients, Innovation and Health, that is taking place in Fira de Barcelona. The event is a new initiative that has interactive activities organized by specific areas for innovation in the health sector, and is still today and tomorrow.
The Institut Guttmann not only has institutional presence with its own stand, but is also present with the research project Barcelona Health Initiative and with GuttmannNeuroPersonalTrainer ®, a cognitive program.
The XXIX Institut Guttmann Technical Symposia took place on 20th April at the ONCE Auditorium in Barcelona, under the title "Neuropsychology and school: Modeling the brain."
The development of executive functions in children and youth in the school environment, as well as rehabilitation neuropsychology applied in cases of children and youth with special difficulties, were the main issues discussed during this scientific event.