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IRCCS, Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi OnlusResearch Funder/Centre

Type of institution

Research centre

Website

http://www.dongnocchi.it

Description

Founded by Don Gnocchi to provide care, rehabilitation and social integration for children who lost limbs in the war, the Foundation has gradually expanded the scope of its operations. In the past half-century, it has mainly dealt with patients of all ages who require neurological, orthopaedic, cardiac and respiratory care. Since the 1980s, it has expanded to assisting elderly people and, in the past few years, terminal cancer patients. Considering the results obtained in the field of rehabilitation and orthopaedic studies and application, the Ministry of Health in 1991 acknowledged the title of Research Institute to the Foundation with a decree of 6/03/1991.

Aims

The Foundation works in sectors of bio-medicine, bio-technology and clinical experimentation to discover new methods and new technologies for rehabilitation and reducing disability conditions. Research, with its vast spin-off applications, is constantly inter-related with clinical and care activities. This multi-disciplinary approach has led to advanced projects in neurology, orthopaedics and cardio-respiratory sectors also by means of innovative bio-engineering and biomolecular techniques.

Main research areas

The project topics refer to seven basic research areas: 1) Biomedical technologies for function diagnosis and recovery. 2) Diseases of the nervous system: recovery from biological damage and motor and cognitive disabilities. 3) Definition and application of biomolecular technologies for the study of the impact of genetic, biochemical, immunological and virological factors in determining neurological diseases and recovery, and their role in the damaging and repair mechanisms affecting nervous system cells. 4) Disorders of the musculoskeletal system: diagnostic and rehabilitative strategies for recovery from biological damage and disabilities. 5) Cardiorespiratory rehabilitation. 6)Technologies for social integration and public health. 7) Diseases and disorders of the cardiocirculatory system.


Within all of these research areas, there are projects devoted to elderly needs in health care, rehabilitation, home and hospital assistance.

Contact

Scientific Director: Prof. Pietro Attilio Tonali

Address

IRCCS
Fondazione Don Gnocchi ONLUSVia A. Capecelatro
20148
MilanoItaly
Italy

Telephone

(0039) 02 40308703

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