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