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Isabel Badell Serra

Paediatric haematologist
Expert in:
Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), acute leukaemia, Fanconi anaemia
Director of the Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Unit

I am a paediatric haematology specialist. In 1976, I participated in the first haematopoietic stem cell transplant in Spain, and since then I have performed over 500. I am a tenured lecturer in Paediatrics at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the coordinator for the Spanish Bone Marrow Transplant Group. Founding member of the Spanish Section of Paediatric Haematology in 1976, of which I was president from 2003 to 2008. I was also a founding member of the Spanish Society of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology in 2008, being its first president. From 2007 to 2015 I coordinated the national paediatric protocols for Leukaemia and, since 2004, the Spanish Bone Marrow Transplantation in Children Group. Spanish, Catalan, English, French

Education

  • Master's Degree in Healthcare Institution Management, Autonomous  University of Barcelona
  • PhD in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1995.
  • Haematology Specialist, Faculty of Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1986.
  • Paediatric Specialist, Faculty of Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1979.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1975.

Scientific activity

  • Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red - Enfermedades Raras (CIBERER) [Centre for Biomedical Network Research on Rare Diseases], bound clinical group (GCV 16), since 2015.
  • Sociedad Española de Hematología y Oncología Pediátrica (SEHOP) [Spanish Society of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology] group on the diagnosis and treatment of childhood leukaemia, since 1989.
  • Grupo Español de Trasplante de Médula Ósea en Niños (GETMON) [Spanish Bone Marrow Transplantation in Children Group], since 1994.
  • Spanish Fanconi Anaemia Group, since 1998.
  • Sociedad Española de Hematología y Hemoterapia (SEHH) [Spanish Society of Haematology and Haemotherapy] Red Blood Cell Disorders Group, since 1997.

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Teaching

  • Tenured lecturer in Paediatrics, Autonomous University of Barcelona , since 2007.
  • Lecturer, one-year Master's Degree in Paediatric Nursing, Autonomous University of Barcelona , since 2010.
  • Lecturer, one-year Master's Degree in Paediatric Nursing, University of Barcelona, since 1998.
  • Lecturer, biannual course on Haematopoietic Transplantation (Hospital Clínic - Sant Creu i Sant Pau Hospital), since 1997.