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Àlex Rovira MD

Àlex Rovira MD

Head, Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron; Associate Professor of Radiology and Neuroimmunology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona. Spain

Dr. Rovira is Director of the Section of Neuroradiology at University Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona (Spain), Professor of Radiology and Neuroimmunology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and Honorary Associate Professor at the University College of London.

He is currently Executive Committee Member of the Spanish Society of Radiology, of the International Society of Radiology, and of the World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies, and steering committee member of MAGNIMS (European Multicenter Collaborative Research Network on MRI in MS). Dr Rovira has authored or co-authored 475 articles (Scopus; total citations 14,818; h-index: 81), 30 book chapters or monographs, and more than 400 invited conference presentations.


Dr. Rovira serves on scientific advisory boards for Novartis, Sanofi-Genzyme, Synthetic MR, TensorMedical, Roche, Biogen, and OLEA Medical, and has received speaker honoraria from Bayer, Sanofi-Genzyme, Merck-Serono, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Novartis, Roche and Biogen.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Consensus Recommendations on MRI in Patients With MS