Esther Via Virgili

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The researcher Esther Via graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 2006 from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, later she specialized in Psychiatry at the Hospital de Bellvitge, Barcelona, in 2010. In 2015 she obtained her Ph.D. degree in Medicine by the University of Barcelona, receiving an extraordinary PhD award from the same university in 2018.

Between the years 2010 and 2016, she carried out several training stays in neuroimaging research: Institute of Psychiatry, London and Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Center.

Her research has been funded by several competitive grants, including an Endeavor Award from the Australian Government and a Rio Hortega grant from the Carlos III Institute of the Spanish Government. This last scholarship was carried out during 2016-2018 year at Parc Taulí de Sabadell Hospital with a contract of a postdoctoral researcher with a clinical dedication.

Since 2018, she works at the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in a joint clinical and research contract. She is currently studying the presence of neuro-structural and neurofunctional alterations of the conical-streakal pathways present in adolescents who are either at risk of developing them or because they present a mental disorder.

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Project name:
Trastorno por atracón en adolescentes con obesidad: caracterización clínica, neuropsicológica y de neuroimagen de formas precursoras y predictores de evolución. Estudio piloto PREC-TA.
Leader
Esther Via Virgili
Funding entities:
Torrons Vicens SL
Code
PFNR0179
Starting - finishing date:
2023 - 2024
Project name:
SGR 2022-2024_Grup de Recerca en Etiopatogènia i Tractament dels Trastorns Mentals Greus (MERITT)
Leader
Judith Usall i Rodié
Funding entities:
Agaur - Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
Code
2021 SGR 01380
Starting - finishing date:
2022 - 2025
Project name:
Impacte de l’estressor ambiental COVID19 sobre les emocions i la conducta en població infanto-juvenil: Macro-Estudi longitudinal EmCoVID19 i EmCoVID19-unitats clíniques
Leader
Esther Via Virgili
Funding entities:
ZZZZ_O.H.S.J.D.-Curia Provincial, Provincia San Juan de Dios de España
Code
BML 2021_HSJD
Starting - finishing date:
2021 - 2023
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