Laura Cervera defends her doctoral thesis

CNV mitochondrial DNA and microRNA - Laura Cervera

Laura Cervera has defended her doctoral thesis today The thesis, entitled “Assessing the role of copy number variations, mitochondrial DNA and microRNAs in neurodegenerative disorders” has been directed by Dr. Jordi Clarimón and tutored by Dr. Alberto Lleó. In her work, Laura Cervera describes some markers of genetic origin that could be useful in neurodegenerative … Read moreLaura Cervera defends her doctoral thesis

Martí Colom-Cadena receives the Doctoral Thesis Extraordinary Award

Martí Colom-Cadena - Doctoral Thesis - Sant Pau Memory Unit - Alzheimer Research - Barcelona

Dr. Martí Colom-Cadena has received the Extraordinary Award for his doctoral thesis in Biomedicine entitled “Neuropathology of Lewy body diseases: confluence of multiple pathologies and role of synaptic phospho-alpha-synuclein“, defended at the University of Barcelona in June 2017. In his doctoral thesis, jointly directed by Dr. Alberto Lleó and Dr. Ellen Gelpí and tutored by … Read moreMartí Colom-Cadena receives the Doctoral Thesis Extraordinary Award

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 moreThree well-differentiated clinical subtypes within dementia with Lewy bodies

Translational Research

The multidisciplinary nature of the Sant Pau Memory Unit has favored the development of translational research lines that aim to bridge the gap between bench and clinic. Consequently, many of the results from these research lines have an immediate impact on clinical practice. Biomarkers This research line is focused on the identification and characterization of … Read moreTranslational Research

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 moreSPIN cohort