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Xavier Montalban, MD, PhD

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Xavier Montalban, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Neurology/Neuroimmunology, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center of Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain)
Vice President, ECTRIMS

Xavier Montalban, MD, PhD

Xavier Montalban, MD, PhD is Director of the Unit of Clinical Neuroimmunology, Vall d´Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, a position he has held since 1990.

Dr. Montalban earned his medical degree from Vall d´Hebron University Hospital and received his PhD after formal training in neurology. Following, he accepted a postdoctoral research fellowship at Lupus Research Unit at St. Thomas Hospital, London (UK), returning to Barcelona in 1990 to create the Multiple Sclerosis Center of Catalonia.

Dr. Montalban is a member of several editorial boards of both national and international specialty journals. He has authored over 100 original publications in international journals and has authored many book chapters. His current research interests include immune mechanisms and cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis, new intervention strategies and genetic characterization. He has participated in the design and execution of several phase II and phase III clinical trials and is member of safety and steering committees.

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