UAB

Strategic Research Community in Mental Health

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Members

UAB Research Centers
Institute of Neurosciences (INc)
Centre for Ambient Intelligence and Accesibility of Catalonia (CaiaC) 
School of Engineering
Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA)
Institute for Government and Public Policy  (IGOP)

Partner Hospitals and their Research Institutions 
- Parc Tauli University Hospital
- Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol
- Sta Creu and St Pau Hospital and IIB Research Institute
- Vall d'Hebron University Hospital and VHIR Research Institute
- Hospital del Mar and IMIM

Other Associated Hospitals
- Guttmann Institute
- Avedis Donabedian Foundation
- Dexeus Institute

Services
Barcelona Unit for Trauma, Crisis and Conflicts   (SIPEP-UTCCB)

Research Groups (in alphabetical order by PIs last name)
 

Neurobiology and Neurogenetics of Affective Disorders
PI: Enric Álvarez
(Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine /  Sant Pau Hospital)
 
Neurobiology of Stress and Addiction
PIs: Antonio Armario* and Roser Nadal+
(*Department of Cellular Biology, Physiology and Immunology / +Department of Psychobiology and Methodology of Health Sciences / Institute of Neurosciences)

Research group on Person-Environment Interaction in Psicopathology
PI: Neus Barrantes
(Department of Clinical Psychology and Health)

Neurogenetics and Epidemiology in Anxiety Disorders
PI: Antonio Bulbena
(Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine (UAB) / Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Addiction, Hospital del Mar)

Lifestyle and Health
PI: Lluis Capdevila
(Department of Basic, Evolutive and Educational Psychology)

Neuropathology of mental disorders with impulsiveness
PI: Miquel Casas Brugué
(Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine(UAB) and Vall d’Hebron Hospital)

NMR Neuroimaging in Neurosciences: neuropsychology, neurology, neuropsychiatry and rheumatology
IPs:  Joan Deus Yela*+ y Jesús Pujol Nuez+
(*Department of Clinical Psychology and Health / +Hospital del Mar)

Psychosomatics and Liason Psychiatry
PI: Crisanto Diaz-Quevedo
(Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine (UAB) and Psychiatry Unit, Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital)

Research Group for Social Studies in Science and Technology (GESCIT)
PI: Miquel Domènech
(Department of Social Psychology)

Environmental Variables and Mental Health
PI: Rosa María Escorihuela
(Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine / Institute of Neurosciences)

Unit of Epidemiology and Diagnosis in Developmental Psycopathology
PI: Lourdes Ezpeleta
(Department of Clinical Psychology and Health)

Stress and Health (GIES)
PI: Jordi Fernández Castro
co-PIs: Ander Chamarro, Joaquim Limonero
(Department of Basic, Evolutive and Educational Psychology)

Animal Models of Mental and Neurological Disorders
PI: Albert Fernández Teruel
(Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine / Institute of Neurosciences)

Behavioural Neurocience
PI: Lydia Gimenez-Llort
(Institute of Neurosciences/ Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine)

Laboratory of Molecular Neuropharmacology and Bioinformátics
PI: Jesús Giraldo
(Institute of Neurosciences)

Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
PI: Gemma Guillazo
(Institute of Neurosciences / Department of Psychobiology and Methodology of Health Sciences )

Research Unit in Psychopathology and Neuropsychology
PI: Jordi Obiols
(Department of Clinical Psychology and Health)

Biochemical Psychopharmacology
PI: Jordi Ortiz
(Institute of Neurosciences and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)

Neurobiology of Schizophrenia and Psychiatric Epidemiology
PI: Diego Palao
(Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine (UAB) and Corporación Sanitaria Parc Taulí)

Eating and weight related problems
PI: David Sánchez Carracedo
(Department of Clinical Psychology and Health)

Research group on Gender Psychopathology
PI: Susanna Subirà
(Department of Clinical Psychology and Health)

Human Lab
PI: Rafael Torrubia
(Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine / Institute of Neurosciences)

Cognitive Neurosciences
PI: Oscar Vilarroya
(Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine(UAB) and Parc de Salut Mar)


Contact

Coordinator: Dr. Margarita Navia

Address: Institute for Neurosciencies - INc (Faculty of Medicine) Office M1 - 126. UNIVERSITAT AUT“NOMA DE BARCELONA 08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del VallŤs)

Telephone: +34 93 581 3337

E-mail: core.salut.mental@uab.cat