Trayectoria Profesional de la neurocirujana María Luisa Gandía

Biography

Born in Valencia (Spain) and graduated in Medicine from Valencia University in 2005. Completed her residency in University Hospital La Paz, Madrid, since 2006 to 2011. During her residency she was observership in the Neurosurgery Department of University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

Currently, attending neurosurgeon in the Spine Section of the Neurosurgery Department of University Hospital La Paz, Madrid, for 9 years. During this time she has visited different Neurosurgery Departments abroad focused on Spinal surgery as Klinikum rechts der Isar de Munich and Oxford University Hospital – Nuffield.

Organizator, faculty and part of the scientific committee of the EANS Advanced Course in Spinal Surgery (Madrid, 27th-29th October 2019, course director: Bernard Meyer).

Faculty member of EANS training courses (Spine module) and of Educational Week (Eduweek) y EDISC (EUROSPINE Diploma in Interprofessional Spine Care).

Faculty member of AOSPINE (webinar and courses) and of several International courses as Ancona-Grotammare Summer Course and La gestione del trauma vertebra midollare a Cioccaro di Penango.

University faculty at Universidad Camilo José Cela and Universidad La Salle.

Member of European Association of Neurosurgeons (EANS) Young Neurosurgeons (YNS) committee, EANS Spine Section, Spanish Society of Neurosurgeons (SENEC) treasurer of Society of Neurosurgeons of Madrid.

Research

Researcher of Idipaz y and Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). Participation as a Principal Investigator (PI) or Sub-investigator in several projects.

SPINE

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Proof of Concept Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Elezanumab in Acute Traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.  ELASCI M16-077

ONCOLOGY

Genetic correlation between metabolic profile of gliomas and prognosis”.  Hospital Universitario La Paz- Autónoma University of Madrid-Institute of Biomedical Sciences. Madrid, Spain.

IDH mutational and immunoregulatory expression factors study in circulating tumor DNA and correlation with primary brain tumor in glioma patients.  Promotor: Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain.

NEUTROTRAUMA

GNOS (Global Neurotrauma Outcomes Study). World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)

RESCUE- ASDH (rescueasdh.org). Cambridge Neurosurgical Department- Cambridge University

Clinical trial Fase II BIOGEN 252BN201. Astral

NEUROPATHIC PAIN

Member of Craniospain Research Group. La Salle-UAM University, Madrid.

Clinical trial “Global registry to evaluate long-term efficacy of neurostimulation therapy for chronic pain”. RELIEF. Boston Scientific International S.A.

Clinical trial “Precision Spectra neurostimulation system for chronic refractory back and extremities pain”. OPTIONS. Boston Scientific International S.A.

Publications

Letter to the editor: Neurosurgeons on the frontline of COVID-19: no place for surgery? Maria L. Gandía-González, Miguel Sáez Alegre, Jose M. Roda. Acta Neurochirugica; published online: 08 May 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00701-020-04390-x.

Normative data of a smartphone app-based 6-minute walking test, test-retest reliability, and content validity with patient-reported outcome measures. Tosic L, Goldberger E, Maldaner N, Sosnova M, Zeitlberger AM, Staartjes VE, Gadjradj PS, Eversdijk HAJ, Quddusi A, Gandía-González ML, Sayadi JJ, Desai A, Regli L, Gautschi OP, Stienen MN. J Neurosurg Spine. 2020 May 29:1-10. doi: 10.3171/2020.3.SPINE2084. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32470938

The use of transcranial motor-evoked potentials, somatosensory-evoked potentials and free-run electromyography for proper placement of paddle leads in chronic pain. José F. Paz, María del Mar Santiago Sanz, María Victoria Paz-Domingo, María Luisa Gandía-González, Susana Santiago-Pérez, José María Roda Frade. British Journal of Neurosurgery. https://doi.org/10.1080/02688697.2020.1759777

Assessment of Overall Survival in Glioma Patients as Predicted by Metabolomic Criteria. Gandía-González ML, Cerdán S, Barrios L, López-Larrubia P, Feijoó PG, Palpan A Jr, Roda JM, Solivera J. Front Oncol. 2019 May 10;9:328. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2019.00328.

Equipo de doctores en el Hospital La Paz, con María Luisa Gandía

Endogenous Neurostimulation and Physiotherapy in Cluster Headache: A Clinical Case. Navarro-Fernández G, de-la-Puente-Ranea L, Gandía-González M, Gil-Martínez A. Brain Sci. 2019 Mar 12;9(3). pii: E60. doi: 10.3390/brainsci9030060.

Call to participate in the international study of traumatic brain injury results (Global Neurotrauma Outcomes Study). Panero Pérez I, Castaño León AM, Gandía González ML, Kolias A. Neurocirugia (Astur). 2019 Mar – Apr;30(2):77-80. doi: 10.1016/j.neucir.2018.11.003.

Surgical outcomes of traumatic cervical fractures in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Isla Guerrero A, Mansilla Fernández B, Hernández Garcia B, Gómez de la Riva Á, Gandía González ML, Isla Paredes E. Neurocirugia (Astur). 2018 May – Jun;29(3):116-121. doi: 10.1016/j.neucir.2017.11.001.

Jugulotympanic paragangliomas treated with Gamma Knife: a single-center review of 58 cases. Gandía-González ML., Kusak ME., Martínez Moreno N., Gutiérrez Sárraga J., Rey G., Martínez-Alvarez R.  Journal of neurosurgery, November 2014, Vol.121(5), pp.1158-65

Dolor crónico: relación con sintomatología prefrontal y estrés percibido. Paz Domingo, María Victoria; Ruiz Sánchez de León, José María; Paz Solís, José Francisco; Gandía-González, Marisa; Mateos González, Almudena; Pedrero Pérez, Eduardo José.   Revista de la Sociedad Española del Dolor, 2017.  In Spanish

Letter to the Editor concerning “Systematic review of the effect of dynamic fixation systems compared with rigid fixation in the anterior cervical spine” by Campos RR, Botelho RV (Eur Spine J. 2014 Feb; 23(2):298–304).   Duart-Clemente, Javier; Gandía-González, María Luisa; Álvarez-Galovich, Luis; Duart-Clemente, Julio.European Spine Journal, 2016, Vol.25(4), pp.1297-1297

Biomechanics of dynamic cervical plates may influence clinical results.  Duart-Clemente, Javier; Gandía-González, María Luisa; Álvarez-Galovich, Luis; Duart-Clemente, Julio. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology, 2016, Vol.26(3), pp.335-335

Letter to the Editor: “Biomechanics and Clinical Behaviour of Rotational and Traslational Dynamic Plates”.  Duart-Clemente, Javier Melchor; Gandía-González, María Luisa; Álvarez-Galovich, Luis; Duart-Clemente, Julio.  Asian Spine Journal, 2016, Vol.10(2), p.403-404

Cranial base paragangliomas: Gamma-Knife radiosurgery. Martínez Moreno, N.; Gandía González, M.; Kusak, E.; Martínez Álvarez, R.  Reports of Practical Oncology & Radiotherapy, June 2013, Vol.18, pp.S340-S340

Rheumatoid meningitis mimicking progressive supranuclear palsy. Aguilar-Amat, Maria Jose; Abenza-Abildúa, Maria Jose; Vivancos, Francisco; Rodríguez De Rivera, Francisco Javier; Morales-Bastos, Carmen; Gandía-González, Maria Luisa; Pérez-Zamarrón, Alvaro; Arpa, Javier.  The neurologist, May 2011, Vol.17(3), pp.136-40

Tumor fibroso solitario meníngeo: descripción de tres casos y revisión de la literatura. Saceda-Gutiérrez, J.M.; Isla-Guerrero, A.J.; Pérez-López, C.; Ortega-Martínez, R.; Gómez de la Riva, A.; Gandía-González, M.L.; Gutiérrez-Molina, M.; Rey-Herranz, J.A.  Neurocirugía, 2007 Dec;18(6):496-504.  In Spanish

“MEDULOBLASTOMAS DEL ADULTO”, M.L. Gandía González, A. Isla Guerrero, A. Pérez Zamarrón, A. Gómez Sierra. Libro “TUMORES DE LA FOSA POSTERIOR”, pag 83-94. Grupo de Neurooncología de la Sociedad Española de Neurocirugía, . Publicaciones Permanyer. Barcelona. 2009. ISBN: 978-84-92620-24-

“QUISTE COLOIDE DEL III VENTRÍCULO”, M.L.Gandía González, A. Isla Guerrero. Libro “TUMORES INTRAVENTRICULARES”, pag 177-186. Grupo de Neurooncología de la Sociedad Española de Neurocirugía. Publicaciones Permanyer. Barcelona. 2010. ISBN:978-84-9926-095-2

Surgery for Spine Disease and Intractable pain. Warren W. Boling ISBN 978-3-03928-478-9 Y 475-5 (PDF). Marzo 2020

MANUALES AMIR. Neurología y Neurocirugía. De la 2ª a la 12ª Edición. ISBN: 978-84-611-2176-2

AIMS HANDBOOKS. Neurologia e Neurochirurgía.  1a y 2a edición. ISBN: 978-88-99284-15-2

Awards

Premio Sanitaria 2000

Sanitaria 2000 y Redacción Médica 2019 Award. 2 April of 2019

SONCAM

«Pedro Mata» Award, «FACTORES CLINICOPATOLÓGICOS Y ESPECTROSCÓPICOS IMPLICADOS EN LA SUPERVIVENCIA DE LOS GLIOMAS CEREBRALES». November of 2009

Fondo de Investigaciones Sanitarias del Ministerio de Sanidad, Consumo y Bienestar Social

Grant from Spanish Ministery of Health: Fondo de Investigaciones Sanitarias (FIS) del Ministerio de Sanidad, Consumo y Bienestar Social del Gobierno de España PI17/0036. «Estudio multicéntrico del interactoma metabólico y genético en gliomas humanos. Implicaciones Diagnósticas y Pronósticas».

Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regiona

Grant from European Regional Development Fund S2017/BMD-3688 MULTI-TARGET&VIEW-CM. «Imagen Multimodal de la respuesta terapéutica a estrategias multidiana en enfermedades neurológicas».