Marta Marquie-Sayagues, MD

Title: Research Fellow
Telephone: (617) 724-6721

Dr. Marquie-Sayagues received her medical degree at the University of Barcelona Medical School in Barcelona, Spain (1997-2003) and compled her residency in neurology at Hospital de Sant Pau (2004-2008), also in Barcelona while she started her PhD studies at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

She continued her clinical training at the Memory Disorder Unit at Hospital Sant Pau, seeing patients and participating in clinical research for two years. In 2010, she joined the Neurology Department at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston as a Research fellow, funded by a Caja Madrid scholarship from Spain.


Dr. Marquie-Sayagues' fields of interest are the study of dementias and parkinsonism, particularly Lewy body dementia, and its neuropsychological and imaging correlations. She is now participating in a study about patients with dementia and parkinsonism imaged with PET-PiB.


Marquie-Sayagues M, Da Silva-Alves L, Molina-Porcel L, Alcolea-Rodriguez D, Sala-Matavaera I, Sanchez-Saudinos MB, Camacho-Marti V, Estorch-Cabrera M, Blesa-Gonzalez R, Gomez-Isla T, Lleo B.  Gammagrafica Miocardica Com 123 I-MIBG En El Diagnostico de la Demencia Con Cuerpos de Lewy (123 i-MIBG Myocardial Gammagraphy in the Diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia).  Neurologia 2010; 25:  414-421.


Marquie M, Camacho V, Lleo A, Alves L, Artigas C, Flotats A, Duch J, Blesa R, Gomez-Isla T, Carrio I, Estorch M. Cardiac Sympathetic Impairment Parallels Nigrostriatal Degeneration in Probable Dementia in Lewy Bodies. Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2011; 55:  476-483.


Seto-Salvia N, Clarimon J, Pagonabarraga J, Pascual-Sedano B, Campolongo A, Combarros O, Mateo JI, Regana D, Martinez-Corral M, Marquie M, Alcolea D, Suarez-Calvet M, Molina-Porcel L, Dols O, Gomez-Isla T, Blesa R, Lleo A, Kulisevksky J. Dementia Risk in Parkinson's Disease:  Disentangling the Role of MAPT Haplotypes. Arch Neurol 2011; 68:  359-364.


Marquie M, Sala I, Sanchez-Saudinos MB, Sanchez-Valle R, Alcolea D, Gomez-Isla T, Blesa R, Lleo A. Rapidly Progressive Dementia:  Experience in a Tertiary Care Medical Center. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. [Accepted for publication].


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