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Dr. Albert Saiz

Marcadors Biològics i de Neuroimatge en Esclerosi Múltiple i Neuromielitis Òptica

Càrrecs actuals

  • Senior Consultant at Hospital Clínic in Barcelona
  • Member of the Spanish Network of Excellence in Multiple Sclerosis (REEM), Spanish Ministry of Science, Instituto de Salud Carlos III
  • Member of the Committee for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis in Catalonia, Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia
  • Member of Spanish Society of Neurology, Catalan Society of Neurology and European Neurological Society

Formació acadèmica

  • Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Barcelona, 1979
  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1991
  • Doctorate of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona, 1998

Àrees de Recerca

  • Development of novel treatments for multiple sclerosis and related disorders
  • Identification of new markers for disease activity in multiple sclerosis
  • Study of immune responses in patients with demyelinating disorders

Premis i mencions

  • Awarded for his presentation in the First Meeting of the Catalan Society of Neurology
  • Awarded for his paper in the Seventh Meeting of the European Neurological Society
  • August Pi I Sunyer Award 2010 for his excellent scientific career

Grants for Medical Research

  • Fund for Health Research (FIS), Spain
  • TV3 Marathon Foundation, TV3, Catalonia, Spain

Publicacions recents seleccionades

  • Blanco Y, Saiz A, Carreras E, Graus F. Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for multiple sclerosis. Lancet Neurology 2005;4:54-63
  • SSaiz A, Zuliani L, Blanco Y, Tavolato B, Giometto B, Graus F; Spanish-Italian NMO Study Group. Revised diagnostic criteria for neuromyelitis optica (NMO): Application in a series of suspected patients. Journal of Neurology 2007; 254:1233-1237
  • Llufriu S, Castillo J, Blanco Y, Ramió-Torrentà L, Río J, Vallès M, Lozano M, Castellà MD, Calabia J, Horga A, Graus F, Montalban X, Saiz A. Plasma exchange for acute attacks of CNS demyelination: Predictors of improvement at 6 months. Neurology 2009; 73:949-953
  • Boronat A, Sepulveda M, Llufriu S, Sabater L, Blanco Y, Gabilondo I, Sola N, Villoslada P, Dalmau J, Graus F, Saiz A. Analysis of antibodies to surface epitopes of contactin-2 in multiple sclerosis. Journal of Neuroimmunology 2012;244:103-106
  • Llufriu S, Blanco Y, Martinez-Heras E, Casanova-Molla J, Gabilondo I, Sepulveda M, Falcon C, Berenguer J, Bargallo N, Villoslada P, Graus F, Valls-Sole J, Saiz A. Influence of corpus callosum damage on cognition and physical disability in multiple sclerosis: a multimodal study. PLoS One 2012;7:e37167

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