Dr García-Cazorla is a Paediatric Neurologist at the Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children’s Hospital, in Barcelona. She is an expert in rare neurometabolic and neurogenetic disorders.
Dr Cazorla obtained her degree in Medicine from the University of Barcelona. She then completed her clinical and scientific training in Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Neurometabolic Disorders at the Hospital Necker, in Paris, and at the University of Columbia in New York. She is Professor at the University of Barcelona since 2012 and the director of the International Master of Neurometabolism and Cell Biology for Clinicians.
She is currently the Director of the Neurometabolic Disorders Unit and the Director of Research and the “Brain Project” at Sant Joan de Déu Hospital. She is a member of the SSIEM Council, the coordinator of the subgroup of neurotransmitters and other small molecules affecting the brain at the MetabERN, and has recently joined the North American Metabolic Academy as part of the teaching faculty. Her research interests include neurotransmission and the “metabolic environment of the synapse” in inborn metabolic diseases as well as the development of new therapies for these rare diseases. She has published more than 220 peer-reviewed articles in the field of paediatric neurology and neurometabolism.