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Oreja-Guevara Celia

Professor Celia Oreja-Guevara is Vice Chair of Neurology at the University Hospital San Carlos and Professor of Neurology at the University Complutense, Madrid, Spain.

After gaining her medical degree from the University of Madrid, Professor Oreja‑Guevara completed her PhD thesis in Neuroimmunology at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Munich, Germany. She then completed a residency in the Department of Neurology at the University of Bochum, Germany, followed by a one-year fellowship in neuroimaging at the University Hospital San Raffaele, Milan, Italy. Since then, Professor Oreja‑Guevara has held several posts, including : Senior Neurologist at the University of Dusseldorf, Germany, Head of Neurology, Hospital de Fuenlabrada and Chair of the Multiple Sclerosis Center, University Hospital La Paz, both in Madrid, Spain.

Professor Oreja‑Guevara’s main areas of research interest are clinical and neuroimaging correlations in MS, family planning, the use of optical coherence tomography symptomatic therapy, neuromyelitis optica (NMO), and the evaluation of new drugs for the treatment of MS and NMO. She is Co-Chair of the Multiple Sclerosis Panel of the European Academy of Neurology and also a member of the Education Subcommittee of the EAN and serves as an expert for the Scientific Advisory Group on Neurology of the European Medicines Agency. In addition, Professor Oreja‑Guevara has held leadership positions in a number of national organisations and academic societies, including the Demyelinating Diseases Group and the Neuroimaging Group of the Spanish Neurological Society. Having authored more than 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals, Professor Oreja-Guevara is actively involved in the evaluation of new therapies for the treatment of MS and has participated in several clinical trials as a principal investigator and member of several steering committees.


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