How do Alzheimer’s biomarkers change over time?

Longitudinal Alzheimer Biomarkers - Sant Pau Memory Unit - Barcelona

Biomarkers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease The characteristic symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, such as progressive memory loss or other cognitive deficits and behavioral disorders, can make us suspect the diagnosis of this disease. This suspicion can be supported by the determination of biomarkers. Biomarkers measure the biological changes that occur in the brains of … Read moreHow do Alzheimer’s biomarkers change over time?

Ignacio Illán-Gala defends his doctoral thesis on frontotemporal degeneration

Tesis doctoral - Illán-Gala - Frontotemporal - Sant Pau Memory Unit - Barcelona

Today, Ignacio Illán-Gala has defended his Doctoral Thesis entitled “Pathophysiological and structural underpinnings of frontotemporal lobar degeneration: a multimodal biomarker study“, co-directed by Dr. Alberto Lleó and Dr. Juan Fortea. This exceptional work is the result of the investigation in frontotemporal degeneration from a clinical and physiopathological approach. In this thesis, Dr. Ignacio Illán-Gala has … Read moreIgnacio Illán-Gala defends his doctoral thesis on frontotemporal degeneration

The Instituto de Salud Carlos III awards subvention grants to four projects of the Sant Pau Memory Unit

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The Instituto de Salud Carlos III (Institute of Health Carlos III) has awarded subvention grants to four research projects submitted by the Sant Pau Memory Unit in the 2018 call for Health Research and Development Strategy in the modality of Proyectos de Investigación en Salud (Health Research Projects). This is an annual national competitive call that … Read moreThe Instituto de Salud Carlos III awards subvention grants to four projects of the Sant Pau Memory Unit

María Carmona-Iragui receives the Doctoral Extraordinary Award

Premi extraordinari Maria Carmona

Dr. María Carmona-Iragui has recently received the Doctoral Thesis Extraordinary Award in Neuroscience for her work entitled: “Sporadic cerebral amyloid angiopathy: beyond lobar intracerebral hemorrhage. Multimodal biomarker studies of atypical presentations”. Her work was co-directed by Dr. Rafael Blesa, Dr. Alberto Lleó and Dr. Juan Fortea, and deepened in the analysis of different forms of presentation … Read moreMaría Carmona-Iragui receives the Doctoral Extraordinary Award

Our recent study in collaboration with University of Pennsylvania characterizes two markers of frontotemporal degeneration

JNNP- Alcolea et al - Sant Pau Memory Unit

The Sant Pau Memory Unit has published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry the results of a collaborative study with researchers from University of Pennsylvania (Penn FTD Center) that characterize two markers of frontotemporal degeneration. Frontotemporal degeneration Frontotemporal degeneration causes progressive behavioural changes and/or language impairment. Sometimes, it is associated with motor problems such as parkinsonism … Read moreOur recent study in collaboration with University of Pennsylvania characterizes two markers of frontotemporal degeneration

Markers for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal degeneration

marcadors-ELA-DFT Neurology Sant Pau Memory Unit

The Department of Neurology of Hospital de Sant Pau has published in Neurology the article “CSF sAPPβ, YKL-40, and NfL along the ALS-FTD spectrum”. This study has been carried out by the Sant Pau Memory Unit and the Neuromuscular Disorders Unit of the Department of Neurology to investigate the clinical utility of cerebrospinal fluid markers in the … Read moreMarkers for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal degeneration