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Wednesday October 18th, 2017

Gisela Sugranyes awarded with a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

The Brain and Behaviour Research Foundation has awarded a research grant to Gisela Sugranyes, 50/50 researcher at the Multimodal neuroimaging in high risk and early psychosis IDIBAPS research team. The ‘NARSAD 2017 Young Investigator Grant’ is endowed with 70,000 for two years and is one of the most prestigious awards given to young researchers in the field of neuroscience. In this case, the funds will be used in the study of psychosis, specifically in determining the role played by an alteration in glutamatergic transmission in the clinical and cognitive manifestations of the disorder. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday June 08th, 2017

Josep Dalmau, awarded with the Rey Jaime I prize in the Clinical Medicine category

Dr. Josep Dalmau, Professor ICREA at IDIBAPS, where he leads the clinical and experimental Neuroimmunology team, and consultant of the Neurology Department at Hospital Clínic, has been awarded the Rey Jaime I Prize in the Clinical Medicine category . Dr. Dalmau is also a professor in the Department of Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Barcelona (UB). This is the third consecutive year that a Hospital Clinic-IDIBAPS researcher receives this prestigious award. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday January 25th, 2017

Josep Dalmau, Chair of the new Autoimmune Neurology Section in the American Academy of Neurology

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Dr. Josep Dalmau, ICREA Professor of IDIBAPS, where he leads the Group Pathogenesis of autoimmune neuronal disorders, and consultant of the Neurology Department of Hospital Clínic, has been named Chair of the Autoimmune Neurology Section in the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). It is a newly created section that wants to differentiate itself from the classic concept of neuroimmunology, more linked to other types of diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis. The founders of the section are Drs. Sean Pittock, of the Mayo Clinic, and Jeffrey Gelfand, of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Read the rest of this entry »

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Friday September 16th, 2016

Premiere of the film “Brain on Fire” at the Toronto International Film Festival

The Brain on Fire film will be released today at the Toronto International Film Festival. It is based on the eponymous bestseller written by Susannah Cahalan, in which she explains her recovery after an autoimmune disorder that initially seemed a psychosis. It was an anti-NMDAR encephalitis, a disease discovered by Dr. Josep Dalmau, ICREA professor at IDIBAPS and consultant at the Neurology Department of Hospital Clínic, together with researchers from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Tuesday April 19th, 2016

Dr. Josep Dalmau named recipient of the 2016 Cotzias Lecture and Award from the American Academy of Neurology

Dr. Josep Dalmau, ICREA Research Professor at IDIBAPS, where heads the Autoimmune Pathogenesis of Neurological Diseases group, and Professor of Neurology and founder of the Penn Center for Autoimmune Neurology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has been honored as the recipient of the Cotzias Lecture and Award by the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Dalmau delivered the lecture “Antibody mediated disorders of the synapse” at the Presidential Plenary Session in the organization’s 68thannual meeting taking place April 15-21 in Vancouver.

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Friday January 15th, 2016

Four researchers at Hospital Clínic and IDIBAPS among the 2015 most cited scientists

Dr. Jordi Bruix, Head of the hepatic Oncology Unit at Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, the Hepatic Oncology IDIBAPS research team, the Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) and scientific director of CIBEREHD; Dr. Josep Dalmau, ICREA Professor and Head of the Pathogenesis of autoimmune neuronal disorders IDIBAPS research group; Dr. Josep Maria Llovet, ICREA Professor, Head of the Translational research in hepatic oncology research group at IDIBAPS and Director of Mount Sinai Liver Cancer Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York); and Dr. Eduard Vieta, head of the Psychiatry and Psychology Department at Hospital Clínic and leader of Bipolar Disorders team at IDIBAPS, are among the most influential names in science and appear in the Highly Cited Researchers 2015 list published by Thomson Reuters.

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