Oriol Dols

Oriol Dols Icardo - Sant Pau Memory Unit - Alzheimer Research - BarcelonaDr. Oriol Dols-Icardo obtained his degree in Biological Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF). In 2016, he received his PhD in Biomedicine from the UPF focused on the overlapping genetic factors in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia continuum. Dr. Dols-Icardo spent 9 months in the Mass General Institute for Neurodegenerative diseases/Harvard Medical School (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) and 3 months in the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington (Seattle, Washington, USA). His main research is centered on disentangling, through the use of next generation sequencing technologies and bioinformatic approaches, the genetic causes of frontotemporal dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, as well as other neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease.