We interviewed Dr. Rosa Molina, coordinator of the conference: “Motor function in Mental Health: Master or Slave?”

On Wednesday December 18, at 9:00am, the  Gonzalo Casas Pessino Cultural  Diffusion Center at the Canis Majoris Foundation will host the conference “Motor function in Mental Health: Master or Slave?”, Coordinated by Dr. Rosa Molina, specialist in Psychiatry at the San Carlos Clinical Hospital in Madrid and Doctor in Neurosciences.

Dr. Molina has a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Zaragoza, specialized in Psychiatry at the San Carlos Clinical University Hospital in Madrid where she carries out her work and completed her thesis in Neuroimaging in food and alimentary behavior from the Complutense University of Madrid. She is a postgraduate professor at the University of Comillas, President of the Clinical Neuroscience Section (SNCC) of the Spanish Association of Neuropsychiatry (AEN) and coordinator of the Clinical Neuroscience Research Group (GINC-http://neurocienciaclinicaaenmadrid.blogspot.com). She develops her main activity in the evaluation and treatment of adult psychiatric patients, with a greater interest and experience in the field of Psychogeriatrics and Neuropsychiatry.

The conference aims to expose the current developments  in understanding, diagnosis and approach to motor or “non-mental” symptoms in mental health and to this end we will have five professionals in the area. It is aimed at specialists from the different fields involved in the treatment and approach toward mental health patients and neuropsychiatric patients.

How did you learn about the Canis Majoris Foundation?

I heard about  the Canis Majoris Foundation through Dr. Raúl Alelú-Paz, CEO of the Canis Majoris Foundation and Director of the Elena Pessino Gómez del Campo Neuroscience Laboratory, who attended as a speaker at one of the seminars organized by the SNCC. It was a  pleasant surprise to learn about the Foundation and its activities.

What is your opinion about the activities carried out at the Foundation and at the Gonzalo Casas Pessino Cultural Diffusion Center?

Undoubtedly, the Foundation and the Gonzalo Casas Pessino Cultural Diffusion Center carry out extraordinary work in the field of Neurosciences, supporting the advancement from within with a powerful research laboratory and also investing in the dissemination of science through interdisciplinary activities, seminars, courses, congresses, etc. The altruistic and selfless support of foundations such as this one facilitates the advancement of science, medicine and the dissemination of knowledge to those who are unaware of the field.

What will the conference provide for its participants?

The conference will provide an update on motor symptoms in mental health, ranging from basic Neuroscience to the most clinical part of diagnosis and treatment of these.


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