Five members of Fetal i+D team at the University of Barcelona took on the challenge of running the Barcelona Half Marathon on Sunday February 12th.
The runners are all medical doctors and researchers from the team and work on a daily basis to diagnose and treat fetuses with neurodevelopmental risks. They all gladly offered to run as a way of getting more involved with their community and to support the families and children they usually see in their clinics, in a different way.
Rui V. Simões, PhD, one of the runners and a researcher in the group told us: “This was actually my first half marathon and the motivation could have not been better. I felt very proud to have run for Cerebra. We made it to the finish line and hope that the fundraising does too. Our children deserve it!”
Our thanks go to the whole team for joining us in our mission to help families with children with brain conditions discover a better life together.
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