Clínic Barcelona

The Lancet Neurology, together with IDIBAPS researchers, has presented in Barcelona recent advances in autoimmune encephalitis

Today concludes the international conference organized by the prestigious journal Lancet Neurology in Barcelona to discuss the latest scientific and clinical studies in the field of autoimmune disorders affecting the central nervous system. In the conference have participated, among others, Dr. Josep Dalmau, ICREA researcher at IDIBAPS, where leads the  Autoimmune Pathogenesis of Neuronal Diseases group, and professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania; Dr. Francesc Graus, head of the Neurology Department at Hospital Clínic; and Susannah Cahalan, an american journalist, author of the best-seller Brain on Fire, in which she explains her experience until she was diagnosed with an autoimmune encephalitis, a disease little known until then.