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Dr. Francesc Graus

Immunopatogènesi de les Malalties Neurològiques Paraneoplàsiques

Càrrecs actuals

  • Chief of the Department of Neurology of Hospital Clínic, Barcelona
  • Professor of Medicine of the University of Barcelona
  • Senior Consultant at Hospital Clínic, Barcelona
  • Director, Laboratory Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology, Institut D’Investigacions Biomédiques August Pi I Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Past-Director of the Brain and Nervous System Tissue Bank of the Hospital Clinic and University of Barcelona
  • Member and Past President of the Executive Board of the European Association of Neuro-oncology
  • Member of the editorial boards of: European Journal of Neurology, Lancet Neurology, Medicina Clínica, Neurologia
  • Member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurologic Association, European Neurology Society, Spanish Society of Neurology, Catalan Society of Neurology

Formació acadèmica

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1976
  • Doctorate of Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1982
  • Fellowship in Neuro-oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA, 1982-85

Àrees de Recerca

  • Study of immune mechanisms and develop treatments for paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes
  • Development of new therapies for brain cancer
  • Diagnosis and treatment of neurologic problems in patients with cancer

Premis i mencions

  • Honorary Doctorate, Université Caude Bernard Lyon, France

Grants for Medical Research

  • Fund for Health Research (FIS), Spain
  • TV3 Marathon Foundation, TV3, Catalonia, Spain
  • Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Catalan Society of Neurology
  • European Commission

Publicacions recents seleccionades

  • Hoftberger R, Dalmau J, Graus F. Clinical neuropathology practice guide 5-2012: Updated guideline for the diagnosis of antineuronal antibodies. Clinical Neuropathology 2012;31:337-341.
  • Graus F, Saiz A, Dalmau J. Antibodies and neuronal autoimmune disorders of the CNS
    Journal of Neurology 2010; 257: 509-517
  • Rojas-Marcos I, Picard G, Chinchon D, Gelpi E, Psimaras D, Giometto B, Delattre JY, Honnorat J, Graus F. Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 overexpression in breast cancer of patients with anti-Yo--associated paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration. Neuro-Oncology 2012;14:506-510.
  • Ducray F, Graus F, Vigliani MC, Antoine JC, Rogemond V, Saiz A, Honnorat J. Delayed onset of a second paraneoplastic neurological syndrome in eight patients. J of Neurology Neurosurgery Psychiatry 2010; 81: 937-939.
  • Mas N, Saiz A, Leite MI, Waters P, Baron M, Castano D, Sabater L, Vincent A, Graus F. Antiglycine-receptor encephalomyelitis with rigidity. Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 2011;82:1399-1401.
  • Vigliani MC, Honnorat J, Antoine JC, Vitaliani R, Giometto B, Psimaras D, Franchino F, Rossi C, Graus F. Chorea and related movement disorders of paraneoplastic origin: the PNS EuroNetwork experience. Journal of Neurology 2011;258:2058-2068.
  • Villa S, Weber DC, Moretones C, Manes A, Combescure C, Jove J, Puyalto P, Cuadras P, Bruna J, Verger E, Balana C, Graus F. Validation of the new Graded Prognostic Assessment scale for brain metastases: a multicenter prospective study. Radiation Oncology 2011;6:23.
  • Boronat A, Sabater L, Saiz A, Dalmau J, Graus F. GABA(B) receptor antibodies in limbic encephalitis and anti-GAD-associated neurologic disorders. Neurology 2011;76:795-800.

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