About me

Dr. F. Valldeoriola graduated as MD by the University of Barcelona in 1988 and specialized in Neurology at the Hospital de Barcelona in 1995. He further received international training at the Centre Hospitalier Grenoble (France), the Emory University, Atlanta (USA), and the Northwestern Hospital Toronto (Canada). In 2003, he obtained his doctoral degree by University of Barcelona (cum laude, doctoral extraordinary award). Currently, he is the Head of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Unit at Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, where he is specialized staff in deep brain stimulation and movement disorders; and also as Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Barcelona. He is member of the Catalan Neurological Society, the Movement Disorder Society, the Institut d’Inv

Featured publications

  • Progression of Motor and Non-Motor Symptoms in Multiple System Atrophy: A Prospective Study from the Catalan-MSA Registry

    Authors: Pérez-Soriano A, Giraldo DM, Ríos J, Muñoz E, Compta Y, Martí MJ, Catalán MSA Registry (CMSAR).
    Reference: Journal Of Parkinsons Disease 2021.
  • Peripheral insulin and amylin levels in Parkinson's disease

    Authors: Sánchez-Gómez A; Alcarraz-Vizán G; Fernández M; Fernández-Santiago R; Ezquerra M; Cámara A; Serrano M; Novials A; Muñoz E; Valldeoriola F; Compta Y; Martí MJ.
    Reference: Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 2020.
  • Penetrance of Parkinson's Disease in LRRK2 p

    Authors: Iwaki H, Blauwendraat C, Makarious MB, Bandrés-Ciga S, Leonard HL, Gibbs JR, Hernandez DG, Scholz SW, Faghri F,, Nalls MA, Singleton AB International Parkinson's Disease Genomics Consortium (IPDGC).
    Reference: Movement Disorders 2020.
  • Neuroimaging in hypoglycaemic encephalopathy diagnosis and prognosis: A case report

    Authors: Rodríguez-Vázquez A, Vicente-Pascual M, Mayà-Casalprim G, Valldeoriola F .
    Reference: Neurologia 2020.
  • Emergencies and critical issues in Parkinson's disease

    Authors: Simonet C; Tolosa E; Camara A; Valldeoriola F.
    Reference: Practical Neurology 2020.
  • SNCA and mTOR Pathway Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Interact to Modulate the Age at Onset of Parkinson's Disease

    Authors: Fernández-Santiago R, Martín-Flores N, Antonelli F, Cerquera C, Moreno V, Bandres-Ciga S, Manduchi E, Tolosa E, Singleton AB, Moore JH,, Martí MJ, Ezquerra M, Malagelada C International Parkinson's Disease Genomics Consortium.
    Reference: Movement Disorders 2019.
  • Simultaneous low-frequency deep brain stimulation of the substantia nigra pars reticulata and high-frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus to treat levodopa unresponsive freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease: A pilot study

    Authors: Valldeoriola F.
    Reference: Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 2019.
  • Moving beyond neurons: the role of cell type-specific gene regulation in Parkinson's disease heritability

    Authors: Reynolds, Regina H.; Botia, Juan; Nalls, Mike A.; Hardy, John; Taliun, Sarah A. Gagliano; Ryten, Mina; Noyce, Alastair J.; Nicolas, Aude; Cookson, Mark R.; Bandres-Ciga, Sara; Gibbs, J. Raphael; Hernandez, Dena G.; Singleton, Andrew B.; Reed, Xylena; Leonard, Hampton; Blauwendraat, Cornelis; Faghri, Faraz; Bras, Jose; Guerreiro, Rita; Tucci, Arianna; Kia, Demis A.; Houlden, Henry; Plun-Favreau, Helene; Mok, Kin Y.; Wood, Nicholas W.; Lovering, Ruth; R'Bibo, Lea; Rizig, Mie; Chelban, Viorica; Trabzuni, Daniah; Tan, Manuela; Morris, Huw R.; Middlehurst, Ben; Quinn, John; Billingsley, Kimberley; Holmans, Peter; Kinghorn, Kerri J.; Lewis, Patrick; Escott-Price, Valentina; Williams, Nigel; Foltynie, Thomas; Brice, Alexis; Danjou, Fabrice; Lesage, Suzanne; Corvol, Jean-Christophe; Martinez, Maria; Giri, Anamika; Schulte, Claudia; Brockmann, Kathrin; Simon-Sanchez, Javier; Heutink, Peter; Gasser, Thomas; Rizzu, Patrizia; Sharma, Manu; Shulman, Joshua M.; Robak, Laurie; Lubbe, Steven; Mencacci, Niccolo E.; Finkbeiner, Steven; Lungu, Codrin; Scholz, Sonja W.; Gan-Or, Ziv; Rouleau, Guy A.; Krohan, Lynne; van Hilten, Jacobus J.; Marinus, Johan; Adarmes-Gomez, Astrid D.; Bernal-Bernal, Inmaculada; Bonilla-Toribio, Marta; Buiza-Rueda, Dolores; Carrillo, Fatima; Carrion-Claro, Mario; Mir, Pablo; Gomez-Garre, Pilar; Jesus, Silvia; Labrador-Espinosa, Miguel A.; Macias, Daniel; Vargas-Gonzalez, Laura; Mendez-del-Barrio, Carlota; Perinan-Tocino, Teresa; Tejera-Parrado, Cristina; Diez-Fairen, Monica; Aguilar, Miquel; Alvarez, Ignacio; Teresa Boungiorno, Mara; Carcel, Maria; Pastor, Pau; Pablo Tartari, Juan; Alvarez, Victoria; Menendez Gonzalez, Manuel; Blazquez, Marta; Garcia, Ciara; Suarez-Sanmartin, Esther; Javier Barrero, Francisco; Mondragon Rezola, Elisabet; Bergareche Yarza, Jesus Alberto; Gorostidi Pagola, Ana; de Munain Arregui, Adolfo Lopez; Ruiz-Martinez, Javier; Cerdan, Debora; Duarte, Jacinto; Clarimon, Jordi; Dols-Icardo, Oriol; Infante, Jon; Marin, Juan; Kulisevsky, Jaime; Pagonabarraga, Javier; Gonzalez-Aramburu, Isabel; Sanchez Rodriguez, Antonio; Sierra, Mara; Duran, Raquel; Ruz, Clara; Vives, Francisco; Escamilla-Sevilla, Francisco; Minguez, Adolfo; Camara, Ana; Compta, Yaroslau; Ezquerra, Mario; Jose Marti, Maria; Fernandez, Manel; Munoz, Esteban; Fernandez-Santiago, Ruben; Tolosa, Eduard; Valldeoriola, Francesc; Garcia-Ruiz, Pedro; Gomez Heredia, Maria Jose; Perez Errazquin, Francisco; Hoenicka, Janet; Jimenez-Escrig, Adriano; Carlos Martinez-Castrillo, Juan; Luis Lopez-Sendon, Jose; Martinez Torres, Irene; Tabernero, Cesar; Vela, Lydia; Zimprich, Alexander; Pihlstrom, Lasse; Koks, Sulev; Taba, Pille; Majamaa, Kari; Siitonen, Ari; Okubadejo, Njideka U.; Ojo, Oluwadamilola O.; Pitcher, Toni; Anderson, Tim; Bentley, Steven; Fowdar, Javed; Mellick, George; Dalrymple-Alford, John; Henders, Anjali K.; Kassam, Irfahan; Montgomery, Grant; Sidorenko, Julia; Zhang, Futao; Xue, Angli; Vallerga, Costanza L.; Wallace, Leanne; Wray, Naomi R.; Yang, Jian; Visscher, Peter M.; Gratten, Jacob; Silburn, Peter A.; Halliday, Glenda; Hickie, Ian; Kwok, John; Lewis, Simon; Kennedy, Martin; Pearson, John;Int Parkinsons Dis Genomics; Syst Genomics Parkinsons Dis.
    Reference: Npj Parkinsons Dis 2019.
  • Simultaneous low-frequency deep brain stimulation of the substantia nigra pars reticulata and high-frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus to treat levodopa unresponsive freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease: A pilot study.

    Authors: Valldeoriola F, Muñoz E, Rumià J, Roldán P, Cámara A, Compta Y, Martí MJ, Tolosa E .
    Reference: Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 2019.
  • Single-Center Complication Analysis Associated with Surgical Replacement of Implantable Pulse Generators in Deep Brain Stimulation

    Authors: Narváez-Martínez Y, Roldán Ramos P, Hoyos JA, Culebras D, Compta Y, Cámara A, Muñoz E, Martí MJ, Valldeoriola F, Rumià J .
    Reference: Stereotactic And Functional Neurosurgery 2019.

Featured Projects

  • El sistema nervioso autónomo entérico como biomarcador precoz en la Enfermedad de Parkinson.

    Principal investigator: Judith Navarro Otano
    Code: FIS13 PI13/01455
    Duration: 01/01/2014 - 31/12/2017
  • ESTUDIO DE LA INERVACIÓN SIMPÁTICA CARDIACA A TRAVÉS DE GAMMAGRAFÍA CON I123-MIBG EN LA ENFERMEDAD DE PARKINSON, PARKINSONISMO VASCULAR Y EN PACIENTES CON MUTACIONES DEL GEN LRRK2

    Principal investigator: Francesc Valldeoriola Serra
    Code: FIS07 PI070426
    Duration: 26/11/2007 - 30/03/2011
  • Genetic environment factors influencing doisease expression in Parkisnon's disease cused by LRRK2 mutations. Clinical and imaging studies in LRRK2 mutations carriers without parkinsonism.

    Code: TV3_Neuro_06 (061130/31)
    Duration: 02/03/2007 - 10/03/2010
  • Combined use of neuropsychological, biochemical, and neuroimaging biomarkers for assessment of risk of dementia in Parkinson's disease

    Code: TV3_Neuro_06 06510
    Duration: 06/02/2007 - 05/11/2010
  • MECANISMOS ESTRIATALES IMPLICADOS EN LAS ALTERACIONES MOTORAS INDUCIDAS POR LEVODOPA EN UN MODELO EXPERIMENTAL DE PARKINSONISMO: ESTUDIOS CONDUCTUAL Y BIOQUÍMICO

    Principal investigator: Francesc Valldeoriola Serra
    Duration: 01/01/2000 - 01/01/2003