NeuronUP Academy

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NeuronUP launches a free neurorehabilitation academy online

NeuronUP launches NeuronUP Academy, a training academy geared towards professionals working in rehabilitation and cognitive stimulation. This initiative was born with the idea that neurorehabilitation professionals expand their knowledge by attending free training provided by national and international authorities in the field of rehabilitation and cognitive stimulation.

This online academy is open to all professionals and students involved in processes of rehabilitation and cognitive stimulation and there will be exclusive training for NeuronUP users.


During the training sessions you will have open access to the top specialists in the field of rehabilitation and cognitive stimulation. You will also be able to ask them questions and participate in productive interprofessional discussions.



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Date: 12/18/2018

Neurologist and president of the Spanish Neurorehabilitation Society

Neurorehabilitation: Where, When & Why

Dr. Manuel Murie Fernández studied Medicine at the University of Navarra, graduating in 2002. During the four year period between 2003-2007, he specialized in Neurology at the Department of Neurology of the Clinica Universidad de Navarra. He is a Doctor of Medicine with Cum Laude honors.

He studied and received the university degree of expert in probability and statistics in medicine from the UNED (Spain’s National University of Distance Education) in 2004-2005 as well as receiving a Master’s degree in corporal and psychosocial damage assessment in 2007-2008. After his residency he has focused his studies in the area of neurorehabilitation, obtaining a post-graduate grant from bank Caja Madrid to carry out a Fellowship in Neurorehabilitation at Western University (Ontario, Canada) during the 2008-2009 academic year. During the years of 2008-2011 he studied and obtained an Executive MBA.

He has written more than 50 chapters in various books, both in national and international publications related to the field of neurology and neurorehabilitation. He is currently working as director of the Department of Neurology at the Clínica San Miguel and head of the Neurorehabilitation unit of the Grupo ICOT in the Canary Islands. He is president of the Spanish Society of Neurorehabilitation and member of the scientific panel of neurorehabilitation at the European Academy of Neurology.

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Date: 11/21/2018

Diploma in occupational therapy with a master’s degree in neurological pathology

Intensive therapies in neurorehabilitation

Diploma in occupational therapy from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Master in neurological pathology from the King Juan Carlos University. Expert in neuropsychological and neurolinguistic evaluation and rehabilitation from the UCM. Since 2000, he has worked in the field of neurorehabilitation and in recent years has developed his professional career in the field of intensive therapies, robotics and new technologies and evidence-based practice in Cereneo AG, a neurology and neurorehabilitation center in Switzerland.

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Doctor of Medicine, Neuropsychologist and head of the Neuropsychology Service of the Neurological Center of Navarra

Neuropsychological rehabilitation in Parkinson’s disease

Bachelor of Psychology (University of Deusto, 2008). Master en Neuropsychology (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 2010). Master in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation and Cognitive Stimulation (Institut Guttmann-UAB, 2011). Resident in Neuropsychology at the Neurology Service in the Hospital de Sant Pau in Barcelona. (2008-11). Doctor of Medicine (Autonomous University of Barcelona, 2017).
Since 2016 he has been in charge of the neuropsychology services at the Centro Neurológico de Navarra (Neurological Center of Navarra) neuropsychological evaluation and monitoring of neurorehabilitation treatment in patients with neurological affectation. He previously worked as a neuropsychologist and researcher in the Movement Disorders Unit of the Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona (2011-16). He is also a consultant professor in the Master course of Neuropsychology at the Open University of Catalonia.
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Ignacio Sánchez Cubillo

Neuropsychology doctor and in charge of neuropsychology at the Nemo Foundation

Neuropsychological rehabilitation in children

PhD in psychology and master’s degree in neuropsychology from the Complutense University of Madrid. Clinical neuropsychologist in the Brain Damage Unit of the Aita Menni Hospital (Bilbao) and head of neuropsychology at the Nemo Foundation (Fundación Nemo in Palma de Mallorca). Consultant Professor in the Master of Neuropsychology and the Master of Learning Difficulties and Language Disorders at the Open University of Catalonia. Professor of the Master of Neuropsychology at the University of Deusto.
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Licensed in Physiotherapy, professor of Neurological Physiotherapy and director of Neurofisio

Motor skill reeducation of ideomotor apraxia

Rafael Rodríguez Lozano holds a degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Oviedo and a degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Salamanca. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Management and Research of Disability and Dependency from the University of A Coruña. He is Professor of Neurological Physiotherapy at the Public University of Navarre and is director of the brain damage recovery center, Neurofisio..
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Elena Muñoz

PhD in Psychology, Master in Neuropsychology and co-founder and co-director of the research laboratory Cognitive NeuroLab

Transcranial magnetic stimulation in neuropsychological rehabilitation

PhD in Psychology and Master in Neuropsychology from the Complutense University of Madrid. She is currently a tenured professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) where she heads up the Master’s Degree in Neuropsychology.
Her scientific career has been focused on the investigation of the neural bases of cognitive processes through non-invasive brain stimulation techniques (TMS and tDCS), as well as the use of these techniques in neuropsychological rehabilitation. In addition, Elena Muñoz is co-founder and co-director of the Cognitive Neuro Lab research laboratory.
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Date: 10/23/2018
PhD in psychology & Investigator at Ikerbasque

The family´s role in the rehabilitation of persons with acquired brain damage

Juan Carlos Arango Lasprilla is one of the most recognized experts worldwide for his contributions to the study of brain damage and its rehabilitation for the Spanish-speaking population. He is a researcher at Ikerbasque, Basque Foundation for Science, at the BioCruces Health Research Institute (Spain). Currently he has more than 300 publications to his name and his research in the area of brain damage and rehabilitation have been published in several of the best journals of medicine and psychology in the world (JAMA, Nature Medicine etc.).
In addition, during his professional career he has received more than 30 awards, recognitions and/or honors both nationally and internationally. Three noteworthy awards include: an award from the American Psychological Association (United States), the Early Career Award from the National Academy of Neuropsychology (United States) and the world prize for the best young researcher in the area of brain damage awarded by the International Brain Injury Association (Scotland).




Date: 11/06/2018
Doctor in psychology and neuropsychologist specialized in the rehabilitation of aphasia

Neuropsychology in Aphasias: Beyond the Classic Syndromes

Doctor in Psychology with Master in Neuropsychology from the University of Seville.
Clinical Neuropsychologist at Integral Center of Evaluation and Therapeutic Education (CIVET) in Seville. Specialized in acquired brain damage, dementias and specifically in the rehabilitation of aphasias. He is also a teacher in several masters’ courses in clinical neuropsychology for children and adults.


PhD in Psychology, Neuropsychologist and coordinator of the Brain Damage Service of the Beata María Ana Hospital

Difficulty in information processing

PhD in Psychology with a Master in Cognitive Neuropsychology. His teaching experience at the National Distance Education University (UNED) matches up well with his clinical activities as Head of the Brain Damage Services at the Beata María Ana Hospital. His research activity focuses on the areas of attention, executive functions and speed of processing. He also participates in research projects related to magnetic resonance (structural and functional) at the Ruber International Hospital in Madrid. He is the author of different articles as well as books published both nationally and internationally in the field of neuropsychology, neuroimaging, brain injuries and cognitive processes.

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PhD in Neurological Pathology, professor and researcher at the King Juan Carlos University who performs his clinical and healthcare work at the Hospital Universitario Fundación Alcorcón.

Functional repercussions of apraxias. Clinical description and principal assessment and treatment strategies.

Diploma in Occupational Therapy from the Complutense University of Madrid. Master in Neurological Pathology and PhD in Neurological Pathology (occupational therapy, motor control and acquired brain damage) at the King Juan Carlos University. His career of more than 15 years focuses on the field of acquired brain damage, neurorehabilitation and hand therapy. His credits include publications and research in the area of neurological and physical dysfunction, as well as in the field of neurosciences.
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PhD in Neurosciences and Director of NeuroPed

The role of the neuropsychologist in early life care (0-6 years)

Degree in Clinical Psychology from Comillas Pontifical University (2002). Master in Neurorehabilitation (Institut Guttmann, UAB). Master in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology (ILD, Madrid), Doctorate in Neurosciences (DEA, in Complutense University of Madrid).
Lucía Zumárraga‘s professional career of more than 10 years focuses on the field of pediatric clinical psychology and more specifically in the field of disability. Up until 2012, Zumárraga worked in the Neuropsychological and Research Department of the Guttmann Institute of Neurorehabilitation in Barcelona. She is currently the Director at NeuroPed, a Pediatric Neurodevelopment Center.
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Pablo Duque

Neuropsychologist, researcher and founder and CEO of ineuro®.

What does it mean when we speak about transdisciplinarity? The ineuro® model

Pablo Duque is a neuropsychologist and founder and CEO of ineuro®. He carries out his research activities at the University Hospital Virgen Macarena and at the University Hospital Virgen del Rocío. He is also director of the Masters program in Neuropsychology at the Pablo de Olavide University (Spain).

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