The Sant Pau Memory Unit in the AAIC 2018 – Chicago

Sant Pau Memory Unit - AAIC 2018 Chicago

The Sant Pau Memory Unit attended the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 2018) that was held in Chicago between July 22nd and 26th 2018. This conference, the largest dedicated to Alzheimer’s disease, gathers researchers from all over the world that share their knowledge and advances in the field. Here is the list of communications … Read more

Dr. Oriol Dols has received the Doctoral School Ph.D. Special Award

Oriol Dols - Tesi Doctoral - Premi extraordinari

The Universitat Pompeu Fabra has granted the Doctoral School Ph.D. Special Award to the doctoral thesis in Biomedicine performed by Dr. Oriol Dols Icardo, entitled “Assessing the genetic overlap in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia”. This doctoral thesis was defended in December 2016. Dr. Oriol Dols Icardo investigated, through different genetic approximations (including second … Read more

Three well-differentiated clinical subtypes within dementia with Lewy bodies

Lewy Body profiles - Morenas-Rodriguez - Sant Pau Memory Unit - Barcelona

Dementia with Lewy bodies is a disease with a large clinical heterogeneity in which both symptoms and evolution can vary widely among patients. This clinical heterogeneity is linked to the great neuropathological variability found in autopsy. The Sant Pau Memory Unit of Hospital Sant Pau is a pioneer in the publication of the first study … Read more

The Sant Pau Memory Unit awarded at the XXII Annual Meeting of the Catalan Society of Neurology

Societat Catalana de Neurologia

For the second consecutive year, Dr. Ignacio Illán Gala has received the Lluís Barraquer Bordas Prize in recognition for the best oral communication presented at the XXII Annual Meeting of the Catalan Society of Neurology held in Barcelona on May 22 and 23, 2018. In this communication, entitled “CSF levels of sAPPß and YKL-40 are related to … Read more

Publication: Challenges associated with biomarker-based classification systems

Biomarker-based classification systems - Sant Pau Memory Unit - Barcelona - Alzheimer

The Sant Pau Memory Unit, in collaboration with researchers from the Hospital Clínic (Barcelona), ​​the Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, USA) and the New York University School of Medicine (New York, USA) has recently published a paper in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring entitled “Challenges associated with biomarker-based classification systems for Alzheimer’s … Read more

Laura Cervera has been awarded a fellowship to visit the Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Albert Einstein College New York

The Institut de Neurociències of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Department of Neurosciences of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (New York, USA) have awarded Laura Cervera a 6-month mobility fellowship to visit Dr. Ana María Cuervo‘s laboratory. This mobility program has been established to promote academic and research collaborations between both institutions. During this … Read more