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SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

Passeig Sant Joan de Déu, 2, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat

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Paula Casano Sancho

Paediatric endocrinologist

Expert in

Growth and puberty. Pituitary gland, thyroids and endocrine tumors

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I have dedicated part of my professional career to the study of growth and puberty in children, especially in patients born with low birth weight. I work with national and international research groups in this area. Since 2007 I have been coordinating the Neuroendocrinology programme with specialised care of patients with pituitary disorders (growth hormone deficiency, hypopituitarism, pituitary adenomas) and paediatric endocrine tumours (thyroid, adrenal, ovarian nodules). I have tried to improve the quality of life of survivors of childhood cancer by performing protocolised monitoring of the after-effects they suffer. This is a pioneering project carried out in conjunction with the Oncology-Haematology team. In the personal sphere, my biggest pleasure is an endless afternoon on the beach back home with my children and friends.


  • Phd in Medicine from the University of Barcelona, 2009. 
  • Master’s degree in Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology. University of Barcelona. SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital, 2004.
  • Paediatrics Specialist. SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital, 2002.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery, University of Barcelona, 1997.

Scientific activity

  • Member of the SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital Foundation research group on Paediatric illnesses with onset at early age.
  • Member of the Thyroid Working Group of the Spanish Paediatric Endocrinology Society (SEEP).
  • Principal investigator and co-investigator in various competitive research projects.
  • ESPE 2017 and ENDO 2016 awards for best poster and SEEP 2013 award for best publication.
  • Articles in national and international publications.

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  • Coordinator of the Master’s in Endocrinology and Diabetes at the University of Barcelona since 2015.
  • Management of Courses for updating Paediatric Endocrinology at the University of Barcelona since 2010.
  • Tutor of Paediatrics Residents at SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital since 2008.
  • Associate Lecturer at the University of Barcelona since 2017.

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