Area Representative

Alberto Marcos Dolado

Curriculum vitae

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The Neuroscience area is made up of 17 research groups involving both basic and clinical researchers, three of which are dedicated to research in the field of psychiatric disorders: “Clinical Research in Psychiatry and Mental Health”, “Advanced Research In Personality Disorders, Aggressiveness and Impulse Control”, “Psychoneuroendocrinology, Neuroimaging and Molecular Genetics of Neuropsychiatric Diseases”

He holds a Licentiate degree in Medicine and Surgery at the Complutense University of Madrid in 1988, obtained his doctorate in 2000 from the UCM and has been an Associate Professor at the UCM since 2001.

Area medical specialist of the Hospital Clínico San Carlos since 1995, Vice-President of its IECm and member of the Regional IECm of the Community of Madrid.

Member of the Spanish Society of Neurology and its Dementia study group and Cerebrovascular Disease study group.

Project evaluator for the Fondo de Investigaciones Sanitarias, external reviewer for the Revista de Neurología and member of the Editorial Committee of Neurología (Barcelona).

He has published more than 50 articles, 30 book chapters, 100 lectures and 200 national and international conference papers, mainly on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.


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He has several funded projects on early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, currently a European H2020 project on biomarkers in the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, with lines of research focusing on polygenic inheritance and neuropsychological and ophthalmological markers, structural neuroimaging, and connectivity by MEG and Magnetic Resonance Imaging with DTI and the influence of lifestyle and diet on the risk of developing Alzheimer’s dementia in first-degree relatives of patients with late forms.