Marta Querol defends her doctoral thesis

Marta Querol Doctoral Thesis

Marta Querol Vilaseca has presented her doctoral thesis entitled “New methods of digital neuropathology applied to neurodegenerative diseases“. The thesis has been directed and tutored by Dr. Alberto Lleó, and discusses new methodologies that are useful to examine the changes that occur at the microscopic level in the brain of people with Alzheimer’s disease and … Read more

Super-resolution is here for amyloid plaques

Amyloid Plaque - Sant Pau Mamory Unit - Barcelona

Non-fibrillar amyloid-β (Aβ) plaques are considered to be a critical component of Alzheimer’s disease. Characterization of these species comes mainly from studies in cellular or animal models, but there is little data in intact human samples due to the lack of adequate optical microscopic resolution to study these small structures. Marta Querol-Vilaseca in collaboration with … Read more

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 more