The foundation:
Who are we?

1991

Mercè Boada and Lluís Tárraga created the Alzheimer Centre Educacional (ACE).

1995

Constitution of Fundació ACE.

1996

First dementia-specialized Diagnostic Unit in Spain.

2006

Daycare Hospital to treat early onset Alzheimer's disease.

2012

Laboratory of genetics and neuroimaging.

2013

Opening of the Barcelona Alzheimer Treatment & Research Center.

The neurologist Mercè Boada and the psychologist Lluís Tárraga created Fundació ACE in 1995. Currently, the foundation has a multidisciplinary team of professionals working in different fields.

 

 

We work to make Alzheimer's history.

Lluís Tárraga Mestre
Founding member
Mercè Boada Rovira
Founding member
Joan Boada Reñé
Honour member
Mercè Rovira Quer
Honour member
Cristina Boada Rovira
President
Lluís Tárraga Mestre
Vice president
Antoni Gelonch Viladegut
Secretary
Mercè Boada Rovira
Board member
Joan Boada Rovira
Board member
Núria de Gispert Català
Board member
Edgar Salsas Boada
Board member
Isabel Segura Roda
Board member
Miren Jone Gurruchaga Telleria
Board member
Xavier Corbella Virós
Board member

Lluís Tárraga

Chief Executive Officer 

 

Alba Benaque

Deputy Director

 

Mercè Boada

Chief Medical Officer 

 

Miren Jone Gurrutxaga

Chief Financial Officer & HR

 

Agustín Ruiz

Chief Scientific Officer

NEUROLOGY
Isabel Hernández

Head

Ana Mauleón
Maitée Rosende-Roca
Carla Abdelnour
Silvia Gil
Marta Marquié
Juan Pablo Tartari
 
GERIATRICS
Liliana Vargas
 
NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Montserrat Alegret

Head

Ana Espinosa
Gemma Ortega
Alba Pérez
Natalia Roberto

 

SOCIAL WORK
Mª del Pilar Cañabate

Head

Mariola Moreno 
Sílvia Preckler

 

NURSERY
Núria Aquilera

Head

Núria Aguilera
Ana Belén Nogales
Mª Isabel Ramis
Laia Cañada

 

CONSULTANTS
Jordi Klamburg

Internist

Josep Munuera

Neuroimaging

 

 

BASIC RESEARCH
Adela Orellana

Head of laboratory

Sergi Valero

Medical Psychology Head

Gemma Monté

Neuroimaging Head

Pablo García
Sonia Moreno
Itziar de Rojas

Predoctoral researchers

Laura Montrreal

Laboratory technician

Elvira Martín

Project manager

 

CLINICAL RESEARCH
Neurology
Carla Abdelnour
Silvia Gil
Marta Marquié
Octavio Rodríguez
Miguel Ángel Santos

 

Neuropsychology
Montserrat Alegret
Ana Espinosa
Gemma Ortega

 

Social work
Mª del Pilar Cañabate

Head

Mariola Moreno
Silvia Preckler
 
APPLIED RESEARCH
Neurology
Asunción Lafuente

Head

Carla Abdelnour
Octavio Rodríguez

 

Pharmacy
Ahmad Safiya
Sara Jofresa
 
Psychology / Neuropsychology
Mar Buendía

Trials coordinator

Susana Diego
Marta Ibarria
Ángela Sanabria

Raters

 

Ophthalmology
Miguel Castilla

Ophthalmologist

Joan Martínez

Optometrist

 

Auxiliary
Ana Pancho

Nursing assistant

Charo Cuevas
Susana Pinó

Data entry

 

 
Amèrica Morera

Assistant Director

Marina Guitart

Daycare Center Coordinator 

Anna Gailhajanet

Daycare Hospital Coordinator

Natàlia Tantinyà

Sanitary hygiene manager

 

 
 
 
Neurology
Isabel Hernández
 
Geriatrics
Liliana Vargas
 
Neuropsychology
Susana Diego
Marta Ibarria
Ángela Sanabria

 

Social work
Mª del Pilar Cañabate
Mariola Moreno
Sílvia Preckler

 

Evaluating psychologist
Joan Hernández

 

Occupational therapist
Mª Isabel Vera
 
Nursery 
Natàlia Tantinyà

Cap

Victoria Alentorn
Yolanda Calderón

 

Sanitary aids Daycare Center
Rodica Cociuva
Mireia Garriga
Mª Carmen Guillén
Mª Teresa Latorre
Sergi Pascual
Maria Prat

 

Sanitary aids Daycare Hospital
Carmen Fernández
Raquel González
Eva Huillca
Joan Carles Ribes
Berta Rodríguez
Maria Suria
Montse Torremorell

 

Physiotherapy
Marta Bisbe

 

Musicotherapy
Mónica de Castro

 

 

Sponsorship
Jenny Hoefliger

 

Communication
Goretti Brunet
 
Assistants to management
Susana Ballabriga
Carmen Chaler 
Rosamaría Thérèse 

 

 

Administration
Salvador Almagro
Mercedes González
Marta Lozano
 

 

 

Customer service
Charo Romero

Head

Cristina Arso
Mª José Castillón 
Mª Purificación Conde 
Esther Pelejá 
Mercè Roca