Dr. Jaume Sastre Garriga

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Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia


I trained as a neurologist at this hospital, and developed my phD research at the Institute of Neurology in London. Having returned to the Vall d'Hebron in 2007, I reached the consultant category in 2013. I perform clinical duties that I combine with research tasks, especially in neuroimaging, while maintaining an international profile within the scientific community in my field.


Dr. Jaume Sastre-Garriga received his MD at the University of Barcelona, his PhD at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and trained as a neurologist at the Neurology Department, Hospital Vall d’Hebron. From June 2002 to December 2004 he was a awarded a grant from the Spanish Ministry of Health and held a post as a clinical research fellow at the MRI and Neurorehabilitation units, Institute of Neurology, London. In 2004 and 2005 was awarded the prize for the best Spanish paper in an international neurological journal by the Spanish Society of Neurology (SEN). From January 2005 to February 2007 Dr. Sastre-Garriga was Medical Director of the neurorehabilitation centres of the MS Foundation in Catalonia. Since March 2007 he serves as a staff neurologist at the Department of Neurology & MS Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat – www.cem-cat.org ), Hospital Vall d’Hebron (Barcelona). He now serves as co-chair of the steering committee of MAGNIMS, is a member of the International Progressive MS Alliance (Enhancing Wellbeing Implementation Planning Team) and of the Medical Advisory Committee of MS Spain (EME), and served as treasurer in the executive board of RIMS (2014-2020). Since February 2016 is Director of Revista de Neurología (Impact Factor 2021: 1.235), since 2015 is a member of the Editorial Committee of the Multiple Sclerosis Journal (Impact Factor 2021: 5.855), where he now serves as Co-Editor for Europe. Dr. Sastre-Garriga is coauthor of 222 medline-indexed papers (8,604 citations - h-index: 52 - SCOPUS). Research interests include functional and structural MRI and neurorehabilitation, with a particular focus on progressive MS.
Jaume Sastre Garriga


Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia


Vall Hebron Institut de Recerca

Main researcher

Clinical Neuroimmunology

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