Publications

Brain imaging of pain sensitization in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Pain 2017 Sep;158(9):1831-1838
aMRI Research Unit, Department of Radiology, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain bCentro Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM G21, Barcelona, Spain cRheumatology Department, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain dMelbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia eDepartment of Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA fDepartment of Clinical and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.


Vulnerability to Psychopathology and Dimensions of Personality in Patients with Fibromyalgia.
Clin J Pain 2017 Apr 26. Epub 2017 Apr 26.
*Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain †Department of Psychobiology and Methodology of Health Sciences, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain §MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain ‡Rheumatology Department, Hospital CIMA Sanitas, Barcelona, Spain.

Anomalous White Matter Structure and the Effect of Age in Down Syndrome Patients.
J Alzheimers Dis 2017 ;57(1):61-70
Integrative Pharmacology and Neuroscience Systems Research Group, Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain.

Towards a neurophysiological signature for fibromyalgia.
Pain 2017 Jan;158(1):34-47
aDepartment of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA bInstitute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA cMRI Research Unit, Department of Radiology, Hospital del Mar, CIBERSAM G21, Barcelona, Spain dDepartment of Clinical and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain eGuttmann Neurorehabilitation Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain fMelbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia gDepartment of Rheumatology, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain.

Cloninger's psychobiological model of personality and psychological distress in fibromyalgia.
Int J Rheum Dis 2016 Sep 5;19(9):852-63. Epub 2014 Dec 5.
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Lack of Postprandial Peak in Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome.
PLoS One 2016;11(9):e0163468. Epub 2016 Sep 29.
Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Sabadell University Hospital, Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí, Sabadell, Spain, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain.

Anomalous basal ganglia connectivity and obsessive-compulsive behaviour in patients with Prader Willi syndrome.
J Psychiatry Neurosci 2016 Jun;41(4):261-71
From the MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain (Pujol, Blanco-Hinojo, Deus, Macià); the Centro Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM G21, Barcelona, Spain (Pujol); the Human Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences, Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain (Blanco-Hinojo); the Parc Hospitalari Martí i Julià, Salt, Girona, Spain (Esteba-Castillo, Novell-Alsina); the Endocrinology and Nutrition Department. Sabadell University Hospital (UAB), Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí, Sabadell, Spain (Caixàs, Rigla); the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia (Harrison); the Endocrinology and Nutrition Department, University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain (Bueno); the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain (Deus); and the Rheumatology Department, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain (Onaindia).

Airborne copper exposure in school environments associated with poorer motor performance and altered basal ganglia.
Brain Behav 2016 Jun 22;6(6):e00467. Epub 2016 Apr 22.
Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL)BarcelonaCataloniaSpain; Pompeu Fabra UniversityBarcelonaCataloniaSpain; Ciber on Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP)BarcelonaSpain; IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute)BarcelonaCataloniaSpain.

Traffic pollution exposure is associated with altered brain connectivity in school children.
Neuroimage 2016 Apr 26;129:175-184. Epub 2016 Jan 26.
Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain; Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain; Ciber on Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Spain; IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

Functional Connectivity Bias in the Prefrontal Cortex of Psychopaths.
Biol Psychiatry 2015 Nov 14;78(9):647-55. Epub 2014 Mar 14.
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-IDIBELL (OC-R, CS-M, RH-R, JMM, NC), Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University Hospital, CIBERSAM at Barcelona.

Anomalous brain functional connectivity contributing to poor adaptive behavior in Down syndrome.
Cortex 2015 Mar 28;64:148-56. Epub 2014 Oct 28.
Human Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences, Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain; CIBER-Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición (CIBEROBN), S. de Compostela, Spain. Electronic address:

Naproxen effects on brain response to painful pressure stimulation in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, single-dose study.
J Rheumatol 2014 Nov 1;41(11):2240-8. Epub 2014 Oct 1.
From the MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar; Rheumatology Department, Hospital del Mar; Centro Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM G21; Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona; Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University Hospital, CYBERSAM; Cell Research Group in Inflammation and Cartilage, Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques, Barcelona, Spain; Neurosciences Centers of Excellence for Drug Discovery (CEDD), GlaxoSmithKline, London, UK; Pfizer, Neusentis, Cambridge, UK; Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA.M. Giménez, PhD; O. Contreras-Rodríguez, PhD; H. Ortiz, MsC, MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital del Mar; J. Pujol, MD, MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital del Mar, Centro Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM G21; Z. Ali, PhD, Neurosciences CEDD, GlaxoSmithKline; M. López-Solà, PhD, MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital del Mar, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado; J. Deus, PhD, MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital del Mar, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona; C. Soriano-Mas, PhD, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-IDIBELL, Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University Hospital, CIBERSAM; J. Llorente-Onaindia, MsC; J. Monfort, MD, PhD, Rheumatology Department, Hospital del Mar, Cell Research Group in Inflammation and Cartilage, Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques.

The contribution of sensory system functional connectivity reduction to clinical pain in fibromyalgia.
Pain 2014 Aug 2;155(8):1492-503. Epub 2014 May 2.
MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Disrupted neural processing of emotional faces in psychopathy.
Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2014 Apr 5;9(4):505-12. Epub 2013 Feb 5.
Department of Magnetic Resonance, CRC Mar, Hospital del Mar, 25-29 Passeig Marítim, 08003 Barcelona, Spain.

Functional connectivity alterations in brain networks relevant to self-awareness in chronic cannabis users.
J Psychiatr Res 2014 Apr 28;51:68-78. Epub 2013 Dec 28.
Clinical Institute of Neuroscience, Hospital Clínic, IDIBAPS, CIBERSAM, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; INCT Translational Medicine (CNPq), Brazil.

Amygdala activation and symptom dimensions in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Br J Psychiatry 2014 Jan 21;204(1):61-8. Epub 2013 Nov 21.
Esther Via, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, and Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry & Melbourne Health, The University of Melbourne, National Neuroscience Facility, Melbourne, Australia; Narcís Cardoner, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain and Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Jesús Pujol, MD, MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, Spain; Pino Alonso, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain, and Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Marina López-Solà, PhD, MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, Spain and Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, USA; Eva Real, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain and Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain; Oren Contreras-Rodríguez, PhD, Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain and MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, Spain; Joan Deus, PhD, MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, and Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Cinto Segalàs, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, and Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain; José M. Menchón, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain, and Department of Clini


Brain corticostriatal systems and the major clinical symptom dimensions of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Biol Psychiatry 2013 Feb 28;73(4):321-8. Epub 2012 Nov 28.
Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne & Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia.

Breakdown in the brain network subserving moral judgment in criminal psychopathy.
Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2012 Nov 27;7(8):917-23. Epub 2011 Oct 27.
MRI Research Unit, Institut d’Alta Tecnologia-PRBB, CRC Mar, Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, Spain.

Neural correlates of moral sensitivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Arch Gen Psychiatry 2012 Jul;69(7):741-9
Institut d’Alta Tecnologia–Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona, Centro Radiológico Computerizado, Barcelona, Spain.

[Can we see pain?].
Reumatol Clin 2009 Sep-Oct;5(5):228-32. Epub 2009 May 6.
Unidad de Investigación en RM, CRC-Hospital del Mar, Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona (PRBB), Barcelona, España; Departamento de Psicología Clínica y de la Salud, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, España.

Cross-sectional and longitudinal assessment of structural brain alterations in melancholic depression.
Biol Psychiatry 2011 Feb 26;69(4):318-25. Epub 2010 Sep 26.
Institut d'Alta Tecnologia-Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona, Centre Radiològic Computeritzat Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain.

Effects of duloxetine treatment on brain response to painful stimulation in major depressive disorder.
Neuropsychopharmacology 2010 Oct 28;35(11):2305-17. Epub 2010 Jul 28.
Institut d'Alta Tecnologia-PRBB, CRC Hospital del Mar, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Altered corticostriatal functional connectivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Arch Gen Psychiatry 2009 Nov;66(11):1189-200
Institut d'Alta Tecnologia-Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona, Centro Radiológico Computerizado Corporació Sanitària, Barcelona, Spain.

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