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Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders.


Senior specialist neurologist and clinical researcher at the Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders unit of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona; lecturer in Physiology of the Nervous System at the School of Medicine of the University of Barcelona; international PhD degree with commendations; over 50 papers in international peer-reviewed journals.



  • Disease / disorder characterization: Endophenotypification studies
  • Assessment of new treatments: Clinical trials, non-dopa agents
  • Methods for diagnostic: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and imaging biomarkers
  • Clinical data: Collaborative clinical registries
  • Development of new tools / technologies / computational methods: Implement new CSF and PET markers
  • Others: Health economics


Keywords: Parkinson’s disease, biomarkers, atypical Parkinsonism, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), neuropathology, neuroimaging.



Dr. Yaroslau Compta Hirnyj

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