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
Board member
Mercè Boada Rovira
Board member
Joan Boada Rovira
Board member
Edgar Salsas Boada
Board member
Miren Jone Gurrutxaga Telleria
Board member
Xavier Corbella Virós
Board member
Carmen Mulet
Secretary

Mercè Boada
Chief Medical Officer   
Miren Jone Gurrutxaga
Chief Financial Officer & HR  
Agustín Ruiz
Research Director  
Isabel Rodríguez
Communications Manager
NEUROLOGY
Isabel Hernández
Clinic Manager 
Carla Abdelnour
Ester Esteban
Rogelio López
Marta Marquié
Ana Mauleón
Maitée Rosende-Roca
Juan Pablo Tartari
Núria Vidal
 
GERIATRICS
Liliana Vargas
 
NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Montserrat Alegret
Head
Ana Espinosa
Gemma Ortega
Alba Pérez
Natalia Roberto
Ángela Sanabria
 
SOCIAL WORK
Mª del Pilar Cañabate
Head 
Sandra Aranda
Mariola Moreno
Sílvia Preckler
 
NURSERY
Núria Aguilera
Head 
Anna Calvet
Laia Cañada
Ana Nogales
Maribel Ramis
 
 
OTHER DISCIPLINES
Jordi Klamburg
Medical internist
Emilio Alarcón
Bioinformatics    
BASIC RESEARCH
Adela Orellana
Head of laboratory  

Pablo García
Itziar de Rojas
Predoctoral researchers

Silvia Alonso
Sonia Moreno
Postdoctoral researchers

Laura Montrreal
Laboratory technician
 
 
CLINICAL RESEARCH
Marta Marquié
Head of Clinical Research

Neurology
Carla Abdelnour
Marta Marquié
Juan Pablo Tartari
Núria Vidal
 
Neuropsychology
Sergi Valero
Medical Psychology Head
Montserrat Alegret
Ana Espinosa
Gemma Ortega
Natalia Roberto
Ángela Sanabria
 
Social Work
Mª del Pilar Cañabate
Sandra Aranda
Mariola Moreno
Silvia Preckler
 
APPLIED RESEARCH
Neurology
Asunción Lafuente
Head
Carla Abdelnour
Juan Pablo Tartari
Núria Vidal
 
Pharmacy
Sara Jofresa
 
Psychology, Neuropsychology and Logistics 
Mar Buendía
Trials coordinator
Susana Diego
Marta Ibarria
Ángela Sanabria
Raters
Ana Pancho
Logistics coordinator
Charo Cuevas
Data entry
 
Ophthalmology
Joan Martínez
Optometrist
 
 
Amèrica Morera
Deputy Director
Marina Guitart
Daycare Center Coordinator 
Anna Gailhajanet 
Daycare Hospital Coordinator
Natàlia Tantinyà
Health and Hygiene Officer  
Neurology
Isabel Hernández
 
Geriatrics
Liliana Vargas
 
Neuropsychology
Susana Diego
Marta Ibarria
Ángela Sanabria
 
Social Work
Mª del Pilar Cañabate
Sandra Aranda
Mariola Moreno
Sílvia Preckler
 
Evaluating Psychologist
Joan Hernández
 
Occupational Therapist
Mª Isabel Vera
 
Nursery
Natàlia Tantinyà
Laia Cañada
 
Victoria Alentorn
Yolanda Calderón
Auxiliaries  
Daycare Center Health Assistants
Rodica Cociuva
Mariló Cuesta
Mireia Garriga
Mª Carmen Guillén
Mª Teresa Latorre
Sergi Pascual
Marta Prat
 
Daycare Hospital Health Assistants
Carmen Fernández
Raquel González
Eva Huillca
Maria Carmen López
Joan Carles Ribes
Berta Rodríguez
Maria Suria
Montse Torremorell
 
Physiotherapy
Marta Bisbe
 
Musicotherapy
Mónica de Castro
 
Human Resources
Verònica Ferrer
 
Sponsorship
Jenny Hoefliger
 
Project Manager
Elvira Martín
 
Communication
Angela Rodríguez
 
Assistants to management
Eva Canela
Carmen Chaler
 
Administration
Maria Jesús Allué
Salvador Almagro
Marta Lozano
 
User Service
Charo Romero
Head
Cristina Arso
Mª José Castillón
Mª Purificación Conde
Esther Pelejà
Mercè Roca