Área Metabolismo

Psychiatry and Neurodegenerative Illnesses research group

Julio Sanjuán Arias

Dr. Sanjuán Arias is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Valencia. He is the head of the First Psychotic Episodes Unit at the Hospital Clínico in Valencia. 

He is a member of the Valencian Autonomous Community’s Royal Academy of Medicine and Science (Reial Acadèmia de Medicina i Ciències de la Comunitat Valenciana) and is head of the Centre of Networked Biomedical Research in Mental Health (CIBERSAM; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental) division national Schizophrenia Research Program. He has published over 100 articles in indexed journals and 52 book chapters and has edited 5 books. 

 

Psychiatry and Neurodegenerative Illnesses research group

Pre-doctoral researcher

Javier Gilabert Juan
Jose Luis Ivorra Martínez

Collaborating Researcher

Juan Nacher Roselló
Francisco Olucha Bordonau
Manuel Jover Martínez
Maria Dolores Moltó Ruiz
Maria José Escarti Fabra
Marien Gadea Domenech
José Carlos González Piqueras
Gracián García Martí
Eduardo Jesús Aguilar García-Iturrospe
Esther Lorente Rovira

Organizer

Julio Sanjuán Arias

•   Improve the web page and create an intranet system in order to improve first-psychotic-episode patient treatment-adhesion. 
•    Enlarge the common database for multisite studies (CIBERSAM project). 
•   Develop new multimodal electroencephalography functional magnetic resonance imaging (EEG-fMRI) techniques to identify psychotic hallucinations. 
•    Develop animal models for severe mental disorders and neurodegenerative illnesses. 
•    Evaluate the effectiveness of cognitive therapy for persistent hallucinations in psychosis. 
•    Study polymorphisms linked to severe mental disease risk. 
•    Develop models for predicting and treating first psychotic episodes. 

PATENTE

Título: A method for detection of abnormal brain areas using magnetic resonance imaging

Inventores: G. García, J. Sanjuán, L. Martí-Bonmatí, R. Sanz, Á. Alberich y J. V. Manjón
Titular: CIBERSAM
Número de solicitud: P201331901
Fecha de prioridad: 23/12/2013
Territorio: España