More than 61,000 members, partners, patrons, donors and collaborators offered their support to us during 2022, pushing us to achieve a world without this Alzheimer's disease. Without you, everything you read below would not have been possible. We thank you for the trust you give us to work together for a future without Alzheimer's.

Dr. Arcadi Navarro

Director of the Pasqual Maragall Foundation and the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center.

Dr. Arcadi Navarro Director of the Pasqual Maragall Foundation and the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center.

Milestones of 2022


The APOE gene and the risk of developing Alzheimer's

We associate APOE gene variants with the risk of developing Alzheimer's. Carriers of the APOE ε2 variant could have greater brain reserve and more protection against Alzheimer's. On the other hand, carriers of the APOE ε4 gene, linked to a higher risk of developing the disease, have an early accumulation of the amyloid protein in the hippocampus area.+ info+ info

The APOE gene and the risk of developing Alzheimer's


Biomarkers in blood for the early detection of Alzheimer's

A study by the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center, the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute and the University of Gothenburg, with the impetus of the ”la Caixa” Foundation, determines two optimal blood biomarkers to show the first signs of the amyloid build-up in the brain.+ info

Biomarkers in blood for the early detection of Alzheimer's


Sleep and Alzheimer's

An international team led by researchers from Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center demonstrate the association between the quality of sleep and the pathology related to the Alzheimer's disease in people without cognitive impairment.+ info

Sleep and Alzheimer's


Genetics and Alzheimer's

Two studies carried out at the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center, with the impetus of the ”la Caixa” Foundation, indicate that there are genetic variants that are associated with a longer telomere length and that may be related to a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's.+ info

Genetics and Alzheimer's


We are launching the new laboratory of Biomarkers in Fluids and Translational Neurology.

This laboratory is one of the most sophisticated in the world for the early detection of Alzheimer's disease. Its implementation has been possible thanks to the cooperation of our social base.

We are launching the new laboratory of Biomarkers in Fluids and Translational Neurology.


The APOE gene and the risk of developing Alzheimer's

We associate APOE gene variants with the risk of developing Alzheimer's. Carriers of the APOE ε2 variant could have greater brain reserve and more protection against Alzheimer's. On the other hand, carriers of the APOE ε4 gene, linked to a higher risk of developing the disease, have an early accumulation of the amyloid protein in the hippocampus area.+ info+ info

The APOE gene and the risk of developing Alzheimer's


Brain metabolism of glucose and Alzheimer's

We open new avenues for the leading analysis of biomarkers and the pathophysiological mechanisms that are altered in the early stages of the disease. + info

Brain metabolism of glucose and Alzheimer's


Biomarkers in blood for the early detection of Alzheimer's

A study by the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center, the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute and the University of Gothenburg, with the impetus of the ”la Caixa” Foundation, determines two optimal blood biomarkers to show the first signs of the amyloid build-up in the brain.+ info

Biomarkers in blood for the early detection of Alzheimer's


Mental health and Alzheimer's during the confinement due to Covid-19

We relate Alzheimer's biomarkers, such as beta amyloid or neuroinflammation, to an increase in symptoms of anxiety and depression during confinement due to Covid-19. This study analyses the negative impact of confinement on cognitively healthy people who are part of the Alfa Study, promoted by the ”la Caixa” Foundation.+ info

Mental health and Alzheimer's during the confinement due to Covid-19


Sleep and Alzheimer's

An international team led by researchers from Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center demonstrate the association between the quality of sleep and the pathology related to the Alzheimer's disease in people without cognitive impairment.+ info

Sleep and Alzheimer's


We apply research to clinical practice

We validate nine possible biomarkers, variants of the tau protein, in blood that can be very useful in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in daily clinical practice. This study has been carried out in collaboration with the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM-Hospital del Mar). + info

We apply research to clinical practice


Genetics and Alzheimer's

Two studies carried out at the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center, with the impetus of the ”la Caixa” Foundation, indicate that there are genetic variants that are associated with a longer telomere length and that may be related to a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's.+ info

Genetics and Alzheimer's

Figures of the year

Economic activity



Pasqual Maragall Foundation


BBRC Research Center



59%Pasqual Maragall Foundation

41%BBRC Research Center

Aggregated data from the Pasqual Maragall Foundation and the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center. Both entities undergo an annual external audit.
Total income 18.385.668€
Current income 18.176.246€
Patrons, partners and donors (57%) 10.286.154€
Research projects (40%) 7.350.681 €
Income from clinical trials (2%) 397.591€
Public advocacy and institutional relations,
social area and outreach (1%)
Capital grant income* 142.601€
Financial income* 66.821€
*Not included in the chart
Current income 18.176.246€
Total expenses 17.583.786€
Current expenses 17.533.946€
Research programs (62%) 10.848.285€
Communication and awareness (8%) 1.453.163€
Public advocacy and institutional relations, social area and outreach (4%) 754.997€
Investment in the network of partners and donors (22%) 3.760.673€
Administration (4%) 716.828€
Financial expenses * 49.840€
*Not included in the chart
expenses 17.533.946€






Solidarity shops

Solidarity shops

Telephone conversations

Telephone conversations

Companies on the Patronage Council

Companies on the Patronage Council

Scientific studies activity

Visits to <br/>participants
+1.500 Visits to
Samples <br/>processed
+15.000 Samples
MRI <br/>acquisitions
+500 MRI
Study <br/>protocols
12 Study
Visits to
+ 2.000total
736 clinical sessions (34%)
477 sessions of cognition (22%)
968 nursing sessions (44%)

Social program and outreach

  • 22Support groups for caregivers
  • 209Participating caregivers
  • 24New articles on the blog
  • +2,3Million blog visits
  • 145.303Conversations about Alzheimer's at street level

Human Resources

179 People
62.6% Women 37.4% Male


The Barcelonaßeta Brain Research Center is dedicated to research on the prevention of Alzheimer's and healthy aging from a clinical, cognitive, genetic, biological markers and neuroimaging perspective. The programme is structured into four closely collaborating multidisciplinary groups: the Neuroimaging Research Group, the Clinical and Risk Factors for Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Group, the Fluid Biomarkers and Translational Neurology Research Group, and the Genomics Research Group.

Publications IconPublications


Articles published
in prestigious
scientific journals


Published in
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Published in
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Outstanding Publications
Fauria K, Minguillon C, Knezevic I, Tort-Colet N, Stankeviciute L, Hernández L, Rădoi A, Deulofeu C, Fuentes-Julián S, Turull I, Fusté D, Sánchez-Benavides G, Arenaza-Urquijo EM, Suárez-Calvet M, Holst SC, Garcés P, Mueggler T, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Arqueros A, Iranzo Á, Domingo Gispert J, Molinuevo JL, Grau-Rivera O. Exploring cognitive and biological correlates of sleep quality and their potential links with Alzheimer's disease (ALFASleep project): protocol for an observational study. BMJ Open. 2022 Dec 30;12(12):e067159. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2022-067159. PMID: 36585141; PMCID: PMC9809234.
Ashton NJ, Puig-Pijoan A, Milà-Alomà M, Fernández-Lebrero A, García-Escobar G, González-Ortiz F, Kac PR, Brum WS, Benedet AL, Lantero-Rodriguez J, Day TA, Vanbrabant J, Stoops E, Vanmechelen E, Triana-Baltzer G, Moughadam S, Kolb H, Ortiz-Romero P, Karikari TK, Minguillon C, Hernández Sánchez JJ, Navalpotro-Gómez I, Grau-Rivera O, María Manero R, Puente-Periz V, de la Torre R, Roquer J, Dage JL, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Suárez-Calvet M. Plasma and CSF biomarkers in a memory clinic: Head-to-head comparison of phosphorylated tau immunoassays. Alzheimers Dement. 2022 Nov 12. doi: 10.1002/alz.12841. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36370462.
Blackman J, Stankeviciute L, Arenaza-Urquijo EM, Suárez-Calvet M, Sánchez-Benavides G, Vilor-Tejedor N, Iranzo A, Molinuevo JL, Gispert JD, Coulthard E, Grau-Rivera O; European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease (EPAD) Consortium. Cross-sectional and longitudinal association of sleep and Alzheimer biomarkers in cognitively unimpaired adults. Brain Commun. 2022 Nov 3;4(6):fcac257. doi:10.1093/braincomms/fcac257. PMID: 36337343; PMCID: PMC9630979.
Rodríguez-Fernández B, Vilor-Tejedor N, Arenaza-Urquijo EM, Sánchez-Benavides G, Suárez-Calvet M, Operto G, Minguillón C, Fauria K, Kollmorgen G, Suridjan I, de Moura MC, Piñeyro D, Esteller M, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, De Vivo I, Molinuevo JL, Navarro A, Gispert JD, Sala-Vila A, Crous-Bou M; ALFA study. Genetically predicted telomere length and Alzheimer's disease endophenotypes: a Mendelian randomization study. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2022 Nov 7;14(1):167. doi:10.1186/s13195-022-01101-9. PMID: 36345036.
Poudevida S, de Sola S, Brugulat-Serrat A, Mas-Vall Llosera G, Castillo A, Huesa G, Piromalli D, Gramunt-Fombuena N. Efectividad de una intervención psicoterapéutica grupal en la mejora del bienestar de personas cuidadoras de un familiar con enfermedad de Alzheimer: estudio CuiDem [Effectiveness of a psychotherapeutic intervention group program in the improvement of caregiver well-being in Alzheimer's disease patients' family caregivers: the CuiDem study]. Rev Neurol. 2022 Oct 16;75(8):203-211. Spanish. doi:10.33588/rn.7508.2022180. PMID: 36218251.
Sadeghi I, Gispert JD, Palumbo E, Muñoz-Aguirre M, Wucher V, D'Argenio V, Santpere G, Navarro A, Guigo R, Vilor-Tejedor N. Brain transcriptomic profiling reveals common alterations across neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorders. Comput Struct Biotechnol J. 2022 Aug 19;20:4549-4561. doi:10.1016/j.csbj.2022.08.037. PMID: 36090817; PMCID: PMC9428860.
Akinci M, Sánchez-Benavides G, Brugulat-Serrat A, Peña-Gómez C, Palpatzis E, Shekari M, Deulofeu C, Fuentes-Julian S, Salvadó G, González-de-Echávarri JM, Suárez-Calvet M, Minguillón C, Fauria K, Molinuevo JL, Gispert JD, Grau-Rivera O, Arenaza-Urquijo EM; ALFA Study. Subjective cognitive decline and anxious/depressive symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic: what is the role of stress perception, stress resilience, and β-amyloid? Alzheimers Res Ther. 2022 Sep 6;14(1):126. doi: 10.1186/s13195-022-01068-7. PMID: 36068641.
Rodríguez-Fernández B, Gispert JD, Guigo R, Navarro A, Vilor-Tejedor N, Crous-Bou M. Genetically predicted telomere length and its relationship with neurodegenerative diseases and life expectancy. Comput Struct Biotechnol J. 2022 Aug 6;20:4251-4256. doi: 10.1016/j.csbj.2022.08.006. PMID: 36051868; PMCID:PMC9399257.
Milà-Alomà M, Ashton NJ, Shekari M, Salvadó G, Ortiz-Romero P, Montoliu-Gaya L, Benedet AL, Karikari TK, Lantero-Rodriguez J, Vanmechelen E, Day TA, González-Escalante A, Sánchez-Benavides G, Minguillon C, Fauria K, Molinuevo JL, Dage JL, Zetterberg H, Gispert JD, Suárez-Calvet M, Blennow K. Plasma p-tau231 and p-tau217 as state markers of amyloid-β pathology in preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Nat Med. 2022 Aug 11. doi: 10.1038/s41591-022-01925-w. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35953717.
Akinci M, Peña-Gómez C, Operto G, Fuentes-Julian S, Deulofeu C, Sánchez-Benavides G, Milà-Alomà M, Grau-Rivera O, Gramunt N, Navarro A, Minguillón C, Fauria K, Suridjan I, Kollmorgen G, Bayfield A, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Molinuevo JL, Suárez-Calvet M, Gispert JD, Arenaza-Urquijo EM. Pre-pandemic Alzheimer Disease Biomarkers and Anxious-Depressive Symptoms During the COVID-19 Confinement in Cognitively Unimpaired Adults. Neurology. 2022 Aug 2:10.1212/WNL.0000000000200948. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000200948. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35918160.
Salvadó G, Milà-Alomà M, Shekari M, Ashton NJ, Operto G, Falcon C, Cacciaglia R, Minguillon C, Fauria K, Niñerola-Baizán A, Perissinotti A, Benedet AL, Kollmorgen G, Suridjan I, Wild N, Molinuevo JL, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Suárez-Calvet M, Gispert JD; ALFA Study. Reactive astrogliosis is associated with higher cerebral glucose consumption in the early Alzheimer's continuum. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2022 Jul 18. doi: 10.1007/s00259-022-05897-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35849149.
Cacciaglia R, Operto G, Falcón C, de Echavarri-Gómez JMG, Sánchez-Benavides G, Brugulat-Serrat A, Milà-Alomà M, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Molinuevo JL, Suárez-Calvet M, Gispert JD; ALFA study. Genotypic effects of APOE-ε4 on resting-state connectivity in cognitively intact individuals support functional brain compensation. Cereb Cortex. 2022 Jun 27:bhac239. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhac239. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35753703.
Salvadó G, Shekari M, Falcon C, Operto G, Milà-Alomà M, Sánchez-Benavides G, Cacciaglia R, Arenaza-Urquijo E, Niñerola-Baizán A, Perissinotti A, Minguillon C, Fauria K, Kollmorgen G, Suridjan I, Molinuevo JL, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Suárez-Calvet M, Gispert JD; ALFA Study. Brain alterations in the early Alzheimer's continuum with amyloid-β, tau, glial and neurodegeneration CSF markers. Brain Commun. 2022 May 24;4(3):fcac134. doi:10.1093/braincomms/fcac134. PMID: 35702732; PMCID: PMC9185381.
Suárez-Calvet M. CSF p-tau231: A biomarker for early preclinical Alzheimer? EBioMedicine. 2022 Mar 12;77:103936. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2022.103936. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35290829; PMCID: PMC8919211.
Cacciaglia R, Salvadó G, Molinuevo JL, Shekari M, Falcon C, Operto G, Suárez-Calvet M, Milà-Alomà M, Sala A, Rodriguez-Vieitez E, Kollmorgen G, Suridjan I, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Gispert JD; Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative; ALFA study. Age, sex and APOE-ε4 modify the balance between soluble and fibrillar β-amyloid in non-demented individuals: topographical patterns across two independent cohorts. Mol Psychiatry. 2022 Mar 2. doi:10.1038/s41380-022-01436-7. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35236958.

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Scholarships and grants

The BBRC obtained a total of 10 grants in 2022 to carry out scientific projects.

The BBRC obtained a total of 10 grants in 2022 to carry out scientific projects.

Obtaining these funds endorses the rigor, excellence, competitiveness and innovative character of the center's research, and allows us to advance in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease.

Scholarships and grants
The clinical impact of the novel Alzheimer’s blood-based biomarkers: the PLASMAR study.
IP: Dr. Marc Suárez-Calvet
Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Project PI22/00456 financed by Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) and co-financed by the European Union.
Validación de biomarcadores líquidos y de imagen para el diagnóstico de la demencia con cuerpos de Lewy prodrómica.
IP: Gonzalo Sánchez-Benavides
Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Project PMP22/00100 financed by ISCIII under the PERTE para la Salud de Vanguardia and charged with the European funds of the PRTR.
PMP-DEGESCO: Validation of a precision medicine tool based on online cognitive evaluation, genetic risk stratification and bloodbased biomarkers for the identification of preclinical Alzheimer's Disease.
IP: Juan Domingo Gispert i Marc Súarez-Calvet
Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Project PMP22/00022 financed by ISCIII under the PERTE para la Salud de Vanguardia and charged with the European funds of the PRTR.
Programa Ramón y Cajal.
IP: Raffaele Cacciaglia
Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (MCIN) / Agencia Estatal de Investigación (AEI)
Project RYC2021-031128-I funded by MCIN/AEI/10.13039/501100011033 and the European Union “NextGeneratio- nEU”/”PRTR”.
Crosstalk between exercise and brain lipid metabolism in the protection against Alzheimer’s disease.
IP: Eider M Arenaza- Urquijo
Instituto de Salud Carlos III - Proyectos de Programación conjunta Internacional
Project AC22/00060 funded by Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII).
An integrative approach to schizophrenia risk prediction leveraging genetics, brain imaging and neuroepithelium’s transcriptome.
IP: Carles Falcón
La Marató de TV3
Project 202230-31 financed by the La Marató Foundation of TV3.
Mechanisms of neural compensation across the stages of preclinical Alzheimer’s disease revealed by multimodal brain networks sPRE-AD-NETWORKS).
IP: Raffaele Cacciaglia
Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (MCIN) / Agencia Estatal de Investigación (AEI)
Project PID2021-125433OA-100 funded by MCIN/AEI/10.13039/501100011033/- FEDER, EU.
Sello de Excelencia ISCIII-HEALTH.
IP: Laura García
Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Project IHMC22/00013 funded by Instituto de Salud Carlos III and the European Union “NextGenerationEU”/”PRTR”.
Precision medicine platform in neurodegenerative disease.
IP: Juan Domingo Gispert
Innovative Health Innitiative (IHI) – European Commission
Project 101112145 — PROMINENT funded by Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) and the European Union.
Ajuts per donar suport a l'activitat científica dels grups de recerca de Catalunya - Grup de Recerca Consolidat: Physiology of cognition and Alzheimer's prevention.
IP: Karine Fauria
AGAUR - Ajuts per donar suport a l'activitat científica dels grups de recerca de Catalunya
Project 2021 SGR 00913 funded by the Department of Research and Universi- ties of the Government of Catalonia.
Ajuts per donar suport a l’activitat científica dels grups de recerca de Catalunya - Grup de Recerca Emergent: Grup de recerca en biomarcadors en fluids i neurologia translacional.
IP: Marc Súarez-Calvet
AGAUR - Ajuts per donar suport a l'activitat científica dels grups de recerca de Catalunya
Project 2021 SGR 01137 funded by the Department of Research and Universi- ties of the Government of Catalonia.

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Studies IconStudies

Alfa Study

The Alfa Study is a research platform to identify early features of Alzheimer's disease. Launched in 2013 thanks to the support of the “la Caixa” Foundation, it stands out internationally for the volume of participants, which exceeds 2,700 people without cognitive alterations, between 45 and 75 years old, most of whom are sons and daughters of people with Alzheimer's.

The objective of the Alfa Study is to gather information from the preclinical phase of Alzheimer's in order to understand the natural history of the disease. Knowing the biomarkers and risk factors for Alzheimer's opens the door to early detection and the development of new prevention strategies.

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HeBe is a research project that started in 2021, led by Dr. Marc Suárez-Calvet, subsidised by the prestigious European aid ERC Starting Grant. HeBe, named after the Greek goddess of eternal youth, has an expected duration of 5 years.

Although we know that aging is the main risk factor for the development of Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases, the mechanisms behind this association are still unknown. The main objective of the HeBe project is to investigate these mechanisms by identifying brain rejuvenation factors in blood to use them as therapeutic targets for Alzheimer's disease.

Study on the impact of home confinement during the COVID-19 pandemic on the brain and mental health

In 2020, a new study was launched to analyse the effects of confinement resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic on mental and brain health, as well as other factors that mitigate its impact. The project involves more than 900 cognitively healthy people, aged between 45 and 75, who are or have been part of different BBRC studies. Participants answered a series of online questionnaires during the lockdown and did so again about 18 months later so the researchers could assess outcomes related to anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress.

The aim of the study is to detect brain changes related to Alzheimer's disease and to study the impact of confinement on people who care for a family member with dementia or other diseases that involve dependency or special needs.

Alfa Sleep

Alfa Sleep is a study that explores the relationship between insomnia and Alzheimer's. The project, with an expected duration of 2 years, began visits in 2021.

During the visits that were carried out, tests such as polysomnography and actigraphy were carried out. The data obtained from the nearly 200 participants, together with those from the Alfa+ Study, will allow very precise and reliable information to be extracted to study the association between different sleep parameters and biochemical changes in brain structure and functionality.

Alfa+ Study

Alfa+ is a cohort, prospective and observational study that aims to describe the biological processes and identify factors that may precede the preclinical phase of Alzheimer's disease. Thanks to the extensive characterisation of the participants from the Alfa Study, Alfa+ analyses the association between the biological, structural, functional and neurocognitive brain markers that characterise the preclinical phase of the disease and describe its natural history.

About 420 people without cognitive impairment take part in the study, and every three years they take different tests, such as cognitive tests, extraction of cerebrospinal fluid through a lumbar puncture, nursing tests and two magnetic resonance imaging. Participants are also invited to have a PET scan at the Hospital Clínic facilities. In 2022, 236 visits of this study were carried out at BBRC facilities.

Alfa Cognition

Alfa Cognition is an observational and prospective study that analyses the relationship between the subjective perception of cognitive decline and the presence, evolution or risk of clinically objective cognitive impairment. It also analyses the relationship between these parameters and the brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease.

About 200 people take part in the study, taking neurological tests, neuroimaging, cognitive and lifestyle tests, and a blood draw. In 2022, 40 visits were made to this study.

Dementia Prevention Clinical Research Unit

The Dementia Prevention Clinical Research Unit is a study developed between 2018 and 2021 that has analysed the risk and biological basis of developing dementia five years from now, as well as offering participants an action plan customised to try to reduce the risk.

The study included more than 300 participants aged between 60 and 80 who experience a decline in cognitive abilities.

Pending analysis and interpretation of all the data, the interim analysis of results demonstrates the success of the algorithmic selection of participants and the online registration method for recruiting such individuals. The study also highlights the value of personalised clinical structures, as more than half of the Research Unit participants were offered other clinical studies to benefit from.


The PENSA Study aims to determine whether it is possible to slow cognitive deterioration in stages prior to the onset of dementia through the promotion of healthy lifestyle habits and the intake of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a natural component of green tea. For this reason, the study offers participants a personalised action plan based on lifestyle habits and health indicators.

The project is led by the BBRC and the IMIM, and was launched in December 2019 with an expected duration of 17 months. In 2022, 69 visits were made.

The PENSA Study is part of the World Wide Fingers international consortium, an initiative dedicated to promoting primary prevention projects for cognitive impairment and dementia. The project is funded with one million dollars by the Alzheimer's Association of the United States.

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Beta-AARC study

The Beta-AARC study project: cohort study for the identification of blood biomarkers in the population with subjective cognitive decline aims to know the factors involved in the beginning of the biological process of Alzheimer's disease and the biomarkers that predict its evolution.

The study will include 200 participants between the ages of 55 and 80 who will experience a subjective decline in memory or other cognitive abilities, such as attention, planning and orientation. In 2022, 371 visits were carried out, which took part in clinical, cognitive and imaging tests and determinations of biomarkers in blood and cerebrospinal fluid.

tau PET study

The main objective of the tau PET Study is to characterise the distribution of the neurofibrillary tangles of the tau protein using PET as a function of amyloid protein levels, cross-sectionally and longitudinally.

The tau protein is, together with the amyloid protein, one of the markers of the pathophysiology of Alzheimer's disease. Therefore, the tau PET Study allows us, in combination with the Alfa PET Study and AMYPAD (which carry out amyloid PET), to characterise the brain distribution of the two hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease: the proteins amyloid and tau.

Artificial intelligence algorithms based on resonance

The BBRC Neuroimaging Research Group has developed a set of machine learning algorithms capable of predicting the presence of abnormal levels of Alzheimer's disease biomarkers in the brains of individuals without cognitive impairment, through data analysis derived from magnetic resonance.

The aim of this project is to use this technology as a preselection tool for clinical trials of Alzheimer's disease, before applying the current invasive and expensive techniques. In the short term, the use of this technology will prevent 63% of unnecessary cerebrospinal fluid and PET procedures, associated with a 40% cost reduction. In the long term, the solution will bring us closer to effective preventive therapy for Alzheimer's disease, which now costs 32,000 euros per patient per year.

This project has received funding from CaixaImpulse, promoted by the ”la Caixa” Foundation, and from the EIT Digital Health Call, with the support of the EIT, a body of the European Union.

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International consortia

In 2022, the BBRC participated in four consortia that bring together institutions from around the world in Alzheimer's and dementia research.

The BBRC collaborated with the project Fully automated plasma assays as screening tests for Alzheimer-related amyloid beta (Aβ) pathology, funded by the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation, together with the University of Göteborg, the University of Lund and y Roche Diagnostics International; and continued working on TRIBEKA, together with the University of Edinburgh.

Additionally, the BBRC, as partner of the project EU-FINGERS, contributed with a participant to the advisory board of the consortium to provide advice and recommendations to the researchers and enrich the investigation with a diversity of voices and perspectives.

On the other hand, we continued researching in AMYPAD along with other 16 European institutions.

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Social impact, dissemination
and awareness

At the Pasqual Maragall Foundation we work to change the social consideration of affected people and caregivers. With this objective, we support families living with Alzheimer's disease through group programs for caregivers. We also promote outreach and awareness by offering talks, training and awareness actions.

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Fifth edition of the Brain Film Fest

Fifth edition of the Brain Film Fest

The Brain Film Fest, the film festival about the brain, celebrated its fifth edition, from March 17 to 20 at the Barcelona Contemporary Culture Center (CCCB). In 2022, the festival recognised the career of actress Carme Elias with the Brain Film Fest Special Award, in an event in which the actress announced that she had recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

In the 5th edition, 37 informative activities were organised as part of the festival, 2,600 people were registered in the various sessions and 10,700 views were reached on Filmin and YouTube.

September 21: a day to forget

September 21: a day to forget

World Alzheimer's Day is celebrated every September 21, a day to raise awareness about the disease in which the Pasqual Maragall Foundation claims its mission and vision. The Pasqual Maragall Foundation has created the label #Undiaperoblidar (A day to forget), to highlight that in order to erase September 21 from the calendar, an awareness of the importance of investing in research is needed.

In addition, as part of Alzheimer's month, in September, the Foundation presented the Pasqual Maragall Researchers Program (PMRP), a research grant program with the aim of promoting translational research projects focused on Alzheimer's or other age-related neurodegenerative diseases.



Twelve Spanish entities and organisations that work in the field of Alzheimer's and the elderly have joined the manifesto Commitment to a future without Alzheimer's so that the fight against this disease is a priority in public policies and the necessary efforts are made to have the tools to prevent and cure this pathology.

“Recent experience has shown us that scientific knowledge is essential to find solutions, but dementias have been and are still diseases forgotten in the budgets intended to promote research,“ the document states.

Diana Garrigosa Award

Diana Garrigosa Award

As part of the V Annual Meeting of Members and Volunteers, which took place in November, the Diana Garrigosa awards were presented for the first time to two life trajectories: Manuela Carmena, emeritus magistrate and former mayor of Madrid, and Fernando Ónega , journalist and creator of the medium 65ymás.

The Pasqual Maragall Foundation has created the awards to give visibility to the legacy of Diana Garrigosa (1944-2020) and in memory of her figure. The awards will be presented annually to people over 65 years of age, with an outstanding personal and professional career and who, in addition, are models of veterans who are active and committed to the defense of social values and rights.

Diana Garrigosa Award

Alzheimer's dictionary

The Pasqual Maragall Foundation launched the Alzheimer's Dictionary in June 2022 to explain key concepts related to the disease, with the aim of making key definitions and character concepts available to the population in an understandable way technical and scientific related to the disease.

The Alzheimer's Dictionary is made up of a series of short videos, between 30 seconds and one minute, that are published monthly on the different channels of the Pasqual Maragall Foundation. In these pieces, an expert voice from the Foundation explains in an easy way and with a close and simple vocabulary, common concepts of the disease such as dementia, resilience, beta-amyloid protein and tau, cognitive stimulation or caregiver syndrome.

Grups terapèutics IconGroup programs
for caregivers





At the Foundation, we support families living with Alzheimer's through group training programmes and support for caregivers of family members with the disease.

The therapeutic group program organized 10 new groups in which 100 non-professional caregivers of people with Alzheimer's participated. The program received the grant awarded by the Department of Social Rights (in charge of the allocation of 0.7% of personal income tax) of the Generalitat de Catalunya and the funding of Barcelona City Council, FIATC, Agbar and Santa Lucía Seguros.

The online support programme “Aprende a cuidar y a cuidarte” promoted 12 groups, involving 120 people. The programme received a grant from the Department of Health of the Generalitat of Catalonia and also the support of Barcelona City Council, Santa Lucía Seguros, Agbar and FIATC.

Group programs <br/>for caregivers

With the support of:

Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Treball, afers socials i families Logo Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut Logo Ajuntament de Barcelona logo Fundació Agbar logo Santa Lucía seguros logo Fiatc logo

Social support

In 2022, the social base of the Pasqual Maragall Foundation did not stop growing and closed the year with more than 61,000 members, who are essential to advancing the project. In addition, it also received the support of companies and collaborators who promoted solidarity initiatives to continue research into Alzheimer’s prevention.


Council of patronage

Strategic patron
  • Fundació la Caixa logo
Great patrons
  • Fundación ACS logo
  • Ajuntament de Barcelona logo
  • Allianz logo
  • Diputació de Barcelona logo
  • Fundación Ramón Areces logo
  • Moventia logo
  • Fundación Sabadell logo
  • Aigües de Barcelona logo
Associated companies
  • Enagas logo
  • Eurofragance logo
  • Vopi4 logo
  • Fiatc logo
Institutional support
  • Generalitat de Catalunya logo
  • Unió Europea logo

Collaborating companies

Strategic collaborators

Fundación Adey Edm Carglass Hamsa Fundació Joan Ribas Araquistain Santalucia Seguros

List of collaborators

Our sincere thanks to the network of partners and donors, and to the entities, companies and professionals that have supported our research through their contributions and collaborations. Our recognition also to all the volunteers who dedicate their time to us and help us in the organization of actions and events.

Unforgettable companies
  • 4 Canyes de Can Padrós SL
  • 9 Centelles Inmo
  • Ac Grocasa Gava Sl
  • Acra Catalana de Recursos Asistencials
  • Adi Center S.L.U
  • Agrària Cal Pau S.L
  • Agrolab Ibérica, S.L.U
  • Albarizas Valley S.L.
  • Alcoholera Vinicola Mediterránea, S.A.
  • Àlex Augusta S.L.
  • Altaia Veterinaris, S.L.P.
  • Aluvidreres, S.L.
  • Amanda Arraez
  • Amavir
  • Ancladen S.L.
  • Antonio de la Cal Giménez
  • Areazero 2.0 Sl.
  • Armo Casual Denim, S.L.
  • Asesoria Y Gestión Activa S.l
  • Assistenciai Confort S.L
  • Bar Joan
  • Barcenalia SL.
  • Bata Blanca Parafarmacia s.l
  • Batllori & Trepat Arquitectes
  • Bionic Iberica S.A.
  • Black Marab Consulting S.L.
  • Blanco Community
  • Boldu Pla i Associats, S.L.
  • Brilliant People, S.L.
  • BSS Xifra Cartellà , S.L.
  • Ca la Mati
  • Cadí, SCCL
  • Cafès de Bages, SL
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  • Campings y Turismo S.A.U.
  • Can Batlles
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  • Can Sisco Cansaladers, S.L.U.
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  • Carles Xarcuteries S.L.U.
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  • Carns Àngel Romeo Gutierrez
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  • Clinica Murillo
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  • Comerbal, S.A.
  • Comfilm S.L.U.
  • Conservas Vilamajó SL
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  • Corporación Mg19 S.l
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  • Farmàcia - Ortopèdia Maria Victoria Arniges Gomez
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  • Farmàcia Saurí Masgrau, Joan
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  • Farmàcia Vallvidrera
  • Farmàcia Vidal Delclos C.B
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  • Farmàcia Vilanova d'Alcolea
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  • Ferretería Cateura
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  • Finques Cabrespina SL
  • Finques Graupera Sl
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  • Fislac Asesores, S.L.
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  • Flowers By Bornay Sl
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  • Forn de Pa i Pastisseria J. Rius, S.L.
  • Forn Trinitat Pastisseria,S.L.
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  • Fundació Joaquim Albertí
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  • Gabser Gabinete de Servicios Empresariales S.L.
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  • Gamite SA
  • Garden L'Aralia
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  • Germán Maeztu, S.L.
  • Gimac Productos y Servicios Arquitectónicos, S.L.
  • Golf Garriga Rosanes Sl
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  • Grup MS Cuidant Persones S.L
  • Hortalisses Tutó, S.C.P.
  • Hotel Restaurant Diego, S.L.
  • Ibero Electronic Barcelona S.L.
  • Inducontrol SL
  • INSE GRUP 2002 S.L.L.
  • Instal·lacions Vilana S.L.
  • Inversiones Belice S.L.
  • IT Saltó, S.L.U.
  • Jardineria Cic, S.L.
  • Jardinet, SCCL
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  • Jurasil, S.L.
  • Knowhaus Barcelona S.L.
  • La Borda del Pubill
  • La Gralla, S.C.C.L
  • La Pastisseria, S.L.
  • Les Magnòlies S.C.P.
  • Llar d'Avis del Carme
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  • Llar Geriàtrica residencial VI S.L
  • Llobateras S.L.U.
  • Llorens Llibres S.L.U
  • Locals i Cia C.B.
  • Lots i Bona Teca, SL
  • Louis Armand Optics, SL
  • Mangra
  • Marc Serra Font
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  • Marinada Ismot, S.L.U.
  • Mariona Puigferrat Pérez
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  • Martu 2016 S.L
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  • Menjar i Cultura S.L.
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  • Miquel Estrada, S.L.
  • Mistral Bonsai, S.L.
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  • Neotina Servicios
  • Noguera Bosch, S.L.
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  • Olis Artemi S.L.
  • Olor de Net Serveis Integrals SLU
  • Onlevel Quality S.L.
  • Opti Ideal. S.L.
  • Óptica 9.0
  • Òptica Pujol
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  • Optics Fabrica 1988 S.L.
  • Oreco S.A.
  • Oriocc Global, S.L.
  • Ortopèdia Baix Penedès S.L.
  • Ortopèdia-Podologia Molina
  • Pa de Rupit, S.L.
  • Papelería Martín
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  • Pastisseria Massot
  • Pastissers i Flequers Noguera, S.L.
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  • Peixos Torrent S.L.
  • Pinodil, S.A.
  • Playtime Barcelona, S.L.
  • Pollastres Cervera
  • Porta Serveis d'Òptica, SL
  • Promopastor S.L
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  • Racó de la Natura
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  • Restaurant Can Mach SL
  • Restaurant Masia Can Campanyà S.L.
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  • Rosin Solutions S L
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  • Sant Miquel Restaurant
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  • Tecnoscooter
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  • TJ Serra, S.L.
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  • Xarcuteries Anton
  • Xokate Vallès SL
  • Ylla 1878, SL

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Companies, entities and professionals strategic collaborators of 2021
  • 65YMAS
  • Ace Alzheimer Center Barcelona
  • Adif Albacete
  • ADIF Barcelona (Estacions Clot, Arc de Triomf, La Sagrera i Fabra i Puig) i ciutat de València
  • Ajuntament d’Igualada
  • Ajuntament de Barcelona
  • Ajuntament de Caldes de Montbuí
  • Ajuntament de Calella
  • Ajuntament de Castelldefels
  • Ajuntament de Gavà
  • Ajuntament de Granollers
  • Ajuntament de Manresa
  • Ajuntament de Mollet del Vallès
  • Ajuntament de Palamós
  • Ajuntament de Reus
  • Ajuntament de Sabadell
  • Ajuntament de Sant Celoni
  • Ajuntament de Sant Cugat
  • Ajuntament de Sant Feliu de Llobregat
  • Ajuntament de Sant Joan Despí
  • Ajuntament de Tarragona
  • Ajuntament de Terrasa
  • Ajuntament de Vic
  • Ajuntament de Vilafranca del Penedès
  • Ajuntament de Vilanova i la Geltrú
  • Ajuntament del Vendrell
  • Alcampo (Diagonal Mar i Sant Quirze del Vallès)
  • Alcampo Cuenca
  • Alcampo Jerez Luz Shopping
  • Alcampo Tamarguillo
  • Alcampo Teruel
  • Alzheimer España
  • Atrevia
  • Betevé
  • Biennal Ciutat i Ciència
  • C.E.P. Bola Azul
  • C.E.P. El Arroyo
  • C.M.E. Grande Covian
  • C.M.E. Tarazona
  • C.S 3 De Ciudad Real
  • C.S Miguelturra
  • C.S. Actur Norte
  • C.S. Actur Sur
  • C.S. Alahurín De La Torre
  • C.S. Alamedilla
  • C.S. Amparo Poch (Actur Oeste)
  • C.S. Ardales Cs Ronda Norte
  • C.S. Armijo
  • C.S. Arrabal
  • C.S. Binissalem
  • C.S. Blas Infante Coria
  • C.S. Camas
  • C.S. Campo De Las Beatas
  • C.S. Campos
  • C.S. Castilleja De Guzman Dr Jesus Herrais
  • C.S. Ciudad Expo
  • C.S. Clara Campoamor
  • C.S. Delicias Norte
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  • C.S. Don Paulino
  • C.S. Doña Mercedes
  • C.S. Dr. Cayetano Roldán
  • C.S. Dr. Joaquin Pece
  • C.S. El Arahal
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  • C.S. El Viso De Alcor
  • C.S. Ensanche
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  • C.S. La Jota
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Solidarity has not stopped growing during 2022 and this is demonstrated by our figures. More than 11.000 people joined our commitment to achieve a future without Alzheimer's, which has allowed us to grow our social base up to 61,044 partners, which is what gives us the strength and support necessary to achieve our goal.

Our partners, who with their regular contributions help to finance research and social projects, providing them with stability and direction. During this year, donations also increased by injecting more than €375,000 into the Foundation's project.

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Solidarity companies

Solidarity payroll for early detection

Carglass workers supported with more than €19,000 the Beta-Aarc study of the BBRC through the Solidarity Payroll, as well as with the presentation of the Solidarity Insurance Prize 2022, which reflects the social commitment and solidarity of the Spanish insurance sector.

Origami contra el Alzheimer

The Fundació Mútua General de Catalunya, through its solidarity project '1 origami 1 euro' that it organises annually, acts as a transmitter of each and every one of the solidarity wishes of the children who participate. In the last edition, the Pasqual Maragall Foundation was one of the beneficiary entities.

Solidarity concert to care for those who care

The Fundació Mutua General de Seguros (MGS) organized a solidarity concert for the benefit of the Pasqual Maragall Foundation's support program for caregivers of relatives with Alzheimer's, which managed to raise €6,500 thanks to the support of the company's employees and collaborators.

Healthy Initiatives for Alzheimer's Research

Jocs Interempreses is committed to Alzheimer's research, obtaining more than €8,000 for the Pasqual Maragall Foundation and the Aspasim Foundation. Through team sport, more than 1,200 participants from various companies contributed to Alzheimer's prevention research.

Unforgettable shops and pharmacies

In 2022, a total of 241 businesses and 209 pharmacies collaborated with the Pasqual Maragall Foundation so that in the future we can all remember. Bakeries, hairdressers, pharmacies and bars have supported our work in research for the prevention and early detection of Alzheimer's, and have thus become unforgettable shops and pharmacies.

Unforgettable shops and pharmacies

“The more of us there are, the more we can speed up research and go faster to find a treatment against Alzheimer's”, Anna i Núria Domènech. Their pharmacy is already unforgettable..

Unforgettable shops and pharmacies

“It is estimated that we remember 35% of what we smell. Compared to 5% of the things we see, we can see the power that aromas have to awaken memories”, Irene Iborra. Her ice cream shop is an unforgettable trade.

These are all the unforgettable shops that have collaborated with us this 2022

Solidarity celebrations

During 2022, more than 250 solidarity celebrations were organised in favor of our social and scientific project. Through the unforgettable details for celebrations they managed to raise €79,100.

Solidarity initiatives

GràciesThanks to the 521 solidarity initiatives grouped within the project “People and unforgettable ideas for a future without Alzheimer’s”, we have been able to raise a total of €197,266 for the social and scientific project that we carry out at the Foundation and the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center, based on the early detection and prevention of Alzheimer’s.

Initiatives to raise awareness and research

The Mestre Torres Association was born as a direct result of Alzheimer's disease affecting the Torres Fabra family. From the very beginning, they wanted to work with an organisation that devotes all its efforts to raising awareness in society about the origin of the disease, as well as researching its early detection. For this reason, they organised a charity football tournament that managed to raise €3,500.

A gala to remember

Last June, María Díaz organised a gala to fight Alzheimer's. 'Last year my mother, the love of my life, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. When I saw the work that the Pasqual Maragall Foundation was doing to prevent and detect the disease, I didn't think twice. I encourage everyone to organize a charity event. Helping makes you feel fulfilled and you realise that if we can lend a helping hand to others it is because we are lucky; it's very rewarding.

Solidarity wills

In 2022, 235 people were interested in bequeathing to the next generations a future without Alzheimer's, in which no family has to suffer the consequences of this disease. Thanks to this form of collaboration, the Pasqual Maragall Foundation has received more than €144,000 in 2022.

Solidarity wills

In order to be able to offer the best service to all those interested in making a charitable bequest, from the Pasqual Maragall Foundation we have the professional support of Del Romero Advocats.

“Making a will is a simple, economical and very convenient procedure to avoid problems for our heirs. A well-drafted will guarantees that the final will of the person signing it will be the rule that governs the succession and will greatly facilitate its execution. If there is no will, the distribution of assets can take longer and be much more expensive, and it will be the law that decides how and to whom our assets will be distributed”, remarks José María del Romero, managing partner of Del Romero Advocats.