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Biography

Dr. Mircea Balasa

Neurology

Spain

16 years of experience

Specialty

Specialties:

Neurology

Subspecialties:

Neurodegenerative Diseases, Alzheimer's Disease

Procedures performed:

Work Experience

Consultant Neurologist

Alzheimer’s and Other Cognitive Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Hospital Clinic Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain.

from 2018

Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health

Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin, University of California San Francisco

Ireland; San Francisco, CA, United States.

2016 - 2018

Neurologist

Hospital Clinic Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain.

2010 - 2016

Residency, Neurology

Hospital Clinic Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain.

2006 - 2010

Biography

Dr. Mircea Balasa completed his medical training at the University of Lerida in Spain with subsequent training as a neurologist at Hospital Clinic Barcelona. After his PhD, which was focused on early-onset cognitive impairment at the University of Barcelona, Dr. Balasa completed a fellowship at Trinity College Dublin and the University of California San Francisco as an Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health. Since 2018 Dr. Balasa has been working as a Consultant Neurologist at the Alzheimer’s disease and Other Cognitive Disorders Unit at Hospital Clinic Barcelona.

Dr. Balasa's research focuses on the use of different biomarkers (biochemical, neuroimaging, genetic) for an early diagnosis of different neurodegenerative dementias. He has participated as an investigator in several clinical trials in AD, including anti-beta-amyloid antibodies and BACE inhibitors. Dr. Balasa has also taken part in several academic research projects in the past years involving novel biomarkers for AD dementia (cerebrospinal fluid and neuroimaging) and multimodal evaluation of subjects with sporadic and genetic early-onset dementias.

Education

PhD, Neurology, University of Barcelona

2013

MD, University of Lerida

2005

Awards

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Affiliations

Spanish Neurological Society

Catalan Neurological Society

Publications

Dr. Mircea Balasa has more than 70 publications