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The Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center is composed of a multidisciplinary team of researchers, and operational and research support staff. The BBRC has a Board of Trustees formed by representatives of institutions linked to research, teaching, biomedicine and law, and a Scientific Advisory Board, composed of renowned researchers in the field of Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative diseases.

BBRC's Management

Arcadi Navarro

BBRC Director


Alzheimer's Prevention Program

José Luis Molinuevo

Scientific Director Alzheimer's Prevention Program

Clinical, Biomarker and Risk factors Research Group

Marta Crous-Bou

Principal Investigator

Oriol Grau

Researcher, Neurologist

Marta Milà

Predoctoral researcher

Aleix Sala


Gonzalo Sánchez

Researcher, Neuropsychologist

Marc Suárez-Calvet

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

Neuroimaging Research Group

Juan Domingo Gispert

Group Leader

Anna Brugulat

Researcher, Neuropsychologist

Carles Falcón


Grégory Operto


Gemma Salvadó

PhD Student, Neuroimaging

Mahnaz Shekari

PhD Student, Neuroimaging

Management and scientific and technical services

Karine Fauria

Head of Scientific Management

Clinical Research Office

Carolina Herrero

Operations Manager

Albina Polo


Marta Félez

Study Coordinator

Anna Soteras

Study Coordinator

Laia Tenas

Study Coordinator

Xavier Gotsens


Paula Marne


Tania Menchón

Nurse Coordinator

Montse Alegret

Clinical Trial Assistant

Jordi Freixa

Participant Support Office

Xavier Meléndez

Participant Suport Office

Montserrat Vilà

Participant Suport Office

Pau Sánchez


Neuroimaging Platform

Marc Colomé

Manager (FPM)

Marc Vilanova

MRI Technician

Ricardo J Berberia

MRI Technician

Manuel Garfia

MRI Technician

Marco Bianchi

MRI Technician


Ana Belén Callado

Scientific Communication Officer, BBRC

Research Management Office

Noemí Carranza

Project Manager

Data Center

David Fusté


Carme Deulofeu

Data manager

Laura Figuerola

IT Advisor and Programmer

Sherezade Fuentes

Junior Clinical Data Manager

Gema Huesa

Project Manager

Nacho Serrano

Data Analyst

Jordi Huguet

IT Neuroimaging Specialist

Israel Turull

Analyst developer