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 more

A blood biomarker can detect Alzheimer’s disease in adults with Down syndrome

Blood and CSF biomarkers in Down Syndrome - Sant Pau Memory Unit - Alzheimer Research - Barcelona

The Alzheimer – Down Unit, that comprises researchers from the Sant Pau Memory Unit of the Neurology Service at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau and the Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down, has published the results of a study of biomarkers in blood and cerebrospinal fluid of adults with Down syndrome in the … Read more

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