Sara Garcia Ptacek
I am an assistant professor with 50% research activity and work as a neurologist at the Cognitive Clinic, Karolinska University Hospital in Solna. I conduct registry research with the Swedish Dementia Registry, looking at factors to improve diagnosis, care, treatment and outcomes in dementia. I also study COVID, particularly in regards to geriatric populations and cognitive risks. I collaborate with the European Dementia with Lewy bodies (E-DLB) consortium.
2015 “Dementia: preclinical stages and mortality in Swedish cohorts". Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. Supervisors. Maria Eriksdotter (Karolinska Institutet) and Maria Luz Cuadrado (Universidad Complutense de Madrid).
Academic honours, awards and prizes
Prize for excellence in doctoral thesis from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Defended cum laude, with European Mention.
Prize for clinical medical doctoral thesis from the Spanish National Royal Academy of Medicine (2017)
Fellow of the European Board of Neurology (2019)