The NeMO Clinical Center in Ancona is located on Floor 5 – Body C of the “Torrette” – Marche AOU in Ancona and covers 880 square meters. It is led by the Clinical Management of Dr. Michela Coccia with over 45 professionals with 14 different clinical specialties dedicated solely to the management and clinical research of neuromuscular diseases.
Active since 23 June 2022, NeMO Ancona is the reference point for the care of neuromuscular diseases in the Marche region and in the territories of central Italy. The NeMO Clinical Center Ancona is named on March 9, 2023 in memory of Roberto Frullini, a reference figure for the Marche neuromuscular community whose tireless commitment in recent years has contributed to the creation of the Center.
The agreement with the Marche AOU and the close relationship between the two bodies represent important elements that ensure high standards in clinical activity from diagnosis, to therapy, to taking care of the patient.
In the NeMO Clinical Center Ancona we have ambulatories for Neurology, Pneumology, Child Neuropsychiatry, Physiatry, Psychology, Speech Therapy Evaluation, Prosthetic Evaluation, Dietological Evaluation and Multidisciplinary Outpatient Evaluation. In the Center we take care of patients with:
At NeMO Clinical Center Ancona we offer different health services for our patients:
The NeMO Clinical Center Ancona is a reference point for national patient associations and the entire NeMO network.
In particular, Fondazione Serena Onlus (managing body of NeMO Clinical Center Ancona) collaborates with Dr. Dante Paladini ONLUS Foundation of which it is a member, with the sections of Ancona UILDM, AISLA, Famiglie SMA and Parent Project.
The NeMO Clinical Center Ancona also has an agreement for teaching activities with:
Michela Coccia is specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, gradiated at University of Ancona.
Coccia has always been involved in neuromuscular diseases, at first as coordinator of the Regional Reference Center for Neuromuscular Diseases, at Marche University Hospital and then, since March 2022, as clinical director of the NeMO Clinical Center Ancona, located in the same hospital facility.
In her role, Dr. Coccia has acquired experience and diagnostic, therapeutic and care expertise for these diseases and now she applies her knowledge to the coordination of the multispecialist team of the NeMO Clinical Center Ancona.
Within the Regional Reference Center for Neuromuscular Diseases, in recent years Dr. Coccia has coordinated a multidisciplinary take over with specificity in neuromotor rehabilitation, respiratory management, management of dysphagia and cognitive and neuropsychological aspects, carrying out teaching activities at the Marche Polytechnic University, operating within regional and national networks and in the promotion of scientific research.
To describe the NeMO Center, Dr. Coccia emphasises: "The strength and challenge of NeMO Ancona is given by a team of professionals able to put competence and passion at the service of patients of all ages. Our commitment honours every day the tenacity of Roberto Frullini, to whose memory the Centre is dedicated".