Neuroimmunology Program - IDIBAPS


  • First Annual Sys4MS Consortium Meeting

    The first Annual Meeting of the Sys4MS Consortium was hosted by UiO in Oslo on the 20th of June, 2017.

  • Eight researchers from Hospital Clinic - IDIBAPS and Universitat Barcelona among Clarivate's Highly Cited

    Eight researchers from the Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS and the University of Barcelona (UB) are listed on the list of the most influential scientists in the world published by Clarivate Analytics - a leading company in the innovation sector - that identifies the experts that lead the work with the greatest international scientific impact in various areas of study. They are Joan Bladé, Jordi Bruix, Elias Campo, Josep Dalmau, Francesc Graus, Josep Maria Llovet, Eduard Tolosa and Eduard Vieta. Also included are two researchers from the University of Barcelona Josep Maria Haro and Rosa Maria Lamuela.

  • Foto: Josep Dalmau rep el premi Rey Jaime I (Foto: Casa Real)

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

    Dr. Josep Dalmau, ICREA professor at IDIBAPS, where he leads the clinical and experimental Neuroimmunology team and consultant for the Neurology Service at the Hospital Clínic, today received the Rey Jaime I Prize for Medical Research. Dr. Dalmau is also a professor at the Department of Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Barcelona (UB). This is the third consecutive year that Clínic-IDIBAPS and UB professionals receive this award: in 2015, he was received by Dr. Josep Brugada and, last year, Dr. Elias Campo.

  • ECTRIMS 2017, Paris. European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis

    Contribution of  our Neuroimmunology group to the ECTRIMS 2017 congress that has been held in Paris (France).The most relevant  news of this congress have been the description of the new diagnostic criteria of multiple sclerosis with the inclusion of the oligoclonal bands as a criterion of temporary dissemination. In addition, special attention has been paid to progressive forms, disease prognosis and therapeutic advances.

  • ICREA Professor, Dr. Josep Dalmau, Jaume I Award in Clinical Medicine.

    Monday, October 30 at 11.30 h. will be held the Act of Delivery of the King James I Awards in the Lonja of Valencia. It is expected to have the presence of His Majesty King Felipe VI together with SM Queen Letizia whose official confirmation will be announced soon.

  • HLN, CNN, and NY Post produce stories on three ladies with autoimmune encephalitis (AE Alliance Blog) Post by Lynn Chapman

    Viewers nationwide watched on Sunday, August 27, as three ladies (survivors!) and their families shared stories of their tumultuous experiences with AE on the new HLN series "Something's Killing Me." On Monday,  August 28, CNN followed the program with a feature story on  the disease.

    Many thanks to Susannah, Emily and Madison and their families for their bravery on all fronts, including battling the disease and sharing with the public. We are confident that because of this production, others will reach a correct diagnosis and timely treatment. Also, a special thanks to producer Darran Foster of CNN for involving Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance (AE Alliance) and for making it possible for viewers all over the nation to better understand this terrible illness.

  • Sara Llufriu receives one of the Merck Research Grants 2017 for a project on cognitive rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis

    Sara Llufriu, head of the group Advanced Image in IDIBAPS's neuroimmunological diseases, has received one of the 2017 Merck Research Helps granted by the Merck Salud Foundation. It has been for the project entitled "Cognitive rehabilitation and cerebral plasticity in Multiple Sclerosis: evaluation through a randomized controlled trial". The awards ceremony was held at the Teatre Real in Madrid on June 22.

  • A digital platform will allow better management of rare diseases

    The research team Physiopathological mechanisms of respiratory diseases of IDIBAPS, directed by Joan Albert Barberà, is one of the members of the GERAR project (Intelligent and Network Management of Patients with Rare Diseases: Pulmonary Hypertension as a Case of Use). The objective of the project is to create an accessible web and mobile phone platform that offers information for patients with rare diseases and can facilitate their handling. It has started with pulmonary hypertension, but it is wanted to extrapolate to other rare diseases such as diffuse interstitial pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis, multiple sclerosis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

  • VIII Meeting for patients and relatives with Multiple Sclerosis

    On the occasion of the World Multiple Sclerosis day, there will be a meeting with our patients and relatives to inform and discuss some topics about the disease. Feel free to join us!

  • Brain Awareness Week - Dana Foundation

    Every March, Brain Awareness Week (BAW) unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a celebration of the brain for people of all ages. Activities are limited only by the organizers' imaginations and include open days at neuroscience labs; exhibitions about the brain; lectures on brain-related topics; social media campaigns; displays at libraries and community centers; classroom workshops; and more.