Maria Mataró Serrat
Neuropsychology-Healthy aging and cerebrovascular disease
Dr. Maria Mataró Serrat graduated in Psychology in 1990 from the University of Barcelona and obtained her PhD in Neuropsychology from the University of Barcelona in 1995.
Since 2005, she has been an Associate Professor at the University of Barcelona and since 2018 she has been a Professor of Psychobiology at the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology.
She was visiting professor at the New York University Langone Medical Center in 2013 and at the University of Pittsburgh in 2015 and 2017 as Fulbright visiting Scholar. She has received the ICREA Academia-2019 award.
Since 2007 she is co-coordinator of the external service of the Faculty of Psychology of Diagnosis and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
She is currently leading the research group on Neuropsychology of healthy aging and cerebrovascular disease where the neurobiological mechanisms of neuroprotective and non-pharmacological interventions are studied, such as physical exercise, mindfulness and cognitive training.
- Castells-Sánchez A, Roig-Coll F, Lamonja-Vicente N, Torán-Monserrat P, Pera G, Montero P, Dacosta-Aguayo R, Bermudo-Gallaguet A, Bherer L, Erickson KI and Mataro M Sex Matters in the Association between Physical Activity and Fitness with Cognition. MED SCI SPORT EXER . 53(6): 1252-1259.
- Castells Sánchez Alba, Roig-Coll F, Dacosta-Aguayo R, Lamonja Vicente Noemí, Sawicka AK, Torán-Monserrat P, Pera G, Montero-Alía P, Heras-Tebar A, Domènech S, Via M, Erickson KI and Mataro M Exercise and Fitness Neuroprotective Effects: Molecular, Brain Volume and Psychological Correlates and Their Mediating Role in Healthy Late-Middle-Aged Women and Men. FRONTIERS IN AGING NEUROSCIENCE . 13: 615247-615247.
- Lamonja-Vicente N, Dacosta-Aguayo R, López-Olóriz J, Prades-Senovilla L, Roig-Coll F, Castells-Sánchez A, Soriano-Raya JJ, Clemente I, Miralbell J, Barrios M, López-Cancio E, Cáceres C, Arenillas JF, Millán M, Torán P, Pera G, Fores R, Alzamora MT, Mataro M and Via M Sex-Specific Protective Effects of APOE e2 on Cognitive Performance. JOURNALS OF GERONTOLOGY SERIES A-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND MEDICAL SCIENCES . 76(1): 41-49.