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Alex Iranzo

Head of Neurophysiology at Hospital Clinic of Barcelona

Alex Iranzo, MD, PhD, was born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1966. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery (1991) and Neurology (1996) and defended his thesis at the University of Barcelona (2002), Spain. He works since 1998 as a Specialist in Neurology at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona. Presently, he is consultant senior and Head of Neurophysiology at the Neurology Service of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain.

He is Associate Professor at the University of Barcelona School of Medicine since 2014 and coordinator of a Master on “Sleep and sleep disorders” at the same University since 2018. He is leader group of the Clinical Neurophysiology group of IDIBAPS since 2019, and investigator of National Institues of Health (NIH-NINDS), Michael J Fox Foundation on Parkinson Disease and CIBERNED.

He is accredited as Sleep Expert by the European Research Society (2014) and Spanish Sleep Society (2013). He is former president of the Spanish Sleep Society (2018-2021), former Treasurer Assistant of the World Association of Sleep Medicine (2009-2013) and former member of the scientific committee of the European Sleep Research Society (2012-2014) and Spanish Neurology Society (2014-2015).

Update: 10 June 2022

Has participated in

"Paprika" by Satoshi Kon

Screening and talk by Alex Iranzo