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

Sant Pau hosts a meeting of european experts on Alzheimer’s genetics

European experts meeting - Genetics - Sant Pau Memory Unit - Alzheimer Research - Barcelona

On April 9th and 10th, Hospital de Sant Pau will host a meeting of 40 european experts in the study of the genetic bases of Alzheimer. This meeting, organized by Dr. Jordi Clarimón, will gather members of the Alzheimer Disease Exome Sequencing Consortium (ADES) and the European Alzheimer’s Disease DNA BioBank (EADB). Preliminary results will … Read more

SPIN cohort

Volunteer - Sant Pau Memory Unit - Alzheimer Research - Barcelona

Sant Pau Initiative on Neurodegeneration 1. What is the SPIN cohort? The main objective of the SPIN cohort (Sant Pau Initiative on Neurodegeneration) is to widen our knowledge of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body dementia and frontotemporal lobe degeneration, through the study of biochemical and neuroimaging markers (also known as biomarkers). This … Read more

Molecular Genetics

Our Molecular Genetics Unit is focused on understanding the genetic causes underlying neurodegenerative disorders, and developing new genetic-based biomarkers to aid in disease diagnosis and prognosis. To accomplish this, we use state-of-the-art genetic tools such as next-generation sequencing, ddPCR, etc. applied to patients that have been diagnosed and followed-up by our memory clinic team. We … Read more