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Sant Pau Memory Unit - Alzheimer - Barcelona

The Sant Pau Memory Unit of the Neurology Department at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona is a multidisciplinary team dedicated to the assistance and research in Alzheimer and other neurodegenerative diseases.


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The link between Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome

The link between Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome

The link between Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome People with Down syndrome are genetically predisposed to developing Alzheimer´s disease. The strong association between Alzheimer disease and Down syndrome has a genetic basis through a gene-dose effect of the...

The Trial Ready Cohort-Down Syndrome (TRC-DS) begins

The Trial Ready Cohort-Down Syndrome (TRC-DS) begins

A pioneering international study that accelerates the inclusion of adults with Down Syndrome in clinical trials is starting at the Alzheimer-Down Unit of the Hospital de Sant Pau and the Fundació Catalana de Síndome de Down in Barcelona. The Trial Ready Cohort-Down...

Assessing the value of MRI for the diagnosis of tauopathies

Assessing the value of MRI for the diagnosis of tauopathies

MRI and tauopathies Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD) are two subtypes of Frontotemporal Lobular Degeneration characterized by cerebral accumulation of tau protein (tauopathies). These diseases present classically with motor...