Josep Dalmau

Dr. Josep Dalmau received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the Autonoma University of Barcelona, Spain.  He trained in Neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York and afterwards was appointed to the faculty. After 11 years at MSKCC, Dr. Dalmau took a position as co-director of Neuro-oncology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. In 2002 he moved to the Department of Neurology and Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania as a Professor of Neurology. Dr. Dalmau is currently Research Professor at the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) in IDIBAPS/Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, and Adjunct Professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. His research is funded by a variety of agencies including the USA National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Spanish Health Institute (ICIII). Dr. Dalmau’s research is focused on autoimmune and paraneoplastic neurological disorders and his recent work has revealed a new category of disorders mediated by antibodies to neuronal cell surface and CNS synaptic proteins. Dr. Dalmau is a member of many academic societies, associate editor of Neurology, and recently was named Editor of Neurology: Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation.