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Researcher Profile - Vicent Balanzá-Martínez

First Name:Vicent
Last Name:Balanzá-Martínez
Advanced Degrees:Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Affiliation:University of Valencia
Street Address 1:Blasco Ibáñez, 15
Zip/Postal Code:E46022
Email Address:
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Member reports no financial or other potential conflicts of interest. [Last Modified: 11 January 2009]
Clinical Interests:
Bipolar disorder , Schizophrenia
Research Focus:
Neuroanatomy/Systems Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Genetics, Clinical trials, Phenomenology/diagnosis
Work Sector(s):
University, Medical hospital
Web Sites:
Top Papers
1. V. Balanzá–Martínez, C. Rubio, G. Selva–Vera, A. Martínez–Aran, J. Sánchez–Moreno, J. Salazar–Fraile, E. Vieta, R. Tabarés–Seisdedos. Neurocognitive endophenotypes (endophenocognitypes) from studies of relatives of bipolar disorder subjects: a systematic review. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2008; 32 (8): 1426-38.
2. A. Martínez-Arán, C. Torrent, R. Tabarés-Seisdedos, M. Salamero, C. Daban, V. Balanzá-Martínez, J. Sánchez-Moreno, J.M. Goikolea, A. Benabarre, F. Colom, E. Vieta. Neurocognitive impairment in bipolar patients with and without history of psychosis. J Clin Psychiatry 2008; 69(2): 233-9.
3. V. Balanzá-Martínez, R. Tabarés-Seisdedos, G. Selva-Vera, A. Martínez-Arán, C. Torrent, J. Salazar-Fraile, C. Leal- Cercós, E. Vieta, M. Gómez-Beneyto. Persistent cognitive dysfunctions in bipolar - I and schizophrenic patients: a 3-year follow-up study. Psychother Psychosom 2005; 74(2): 113–9.
4. C. Daban, A. Martínez-Arán, C. Torrent, R. Tabarés-Seisdedos, V. Balanzá-Martínez, J. Salazar-Fraile, G. Selva-Vera, E. Vieta. Specificity of cognitive deficits in bipolar disorder versus schizophrenia. A systematic review. Psychother Psychosom 2006; 75(2): 72-84.
5. Tabarés-Seisdedos R, Mata I, Escámez T, Vieta E, López-Ilundain JM, Salazar J, Selva G, Balanzá V, Rubio C, Martínez-Arán A, Valdés-Sánchez L, Geijo-Barrientos E, Martínez S. Evidence for association between structural variants in lissencephaly-related genes and executive deficits in schizophrenia or bipolar patients from a Spanish isolate population. Psychiatr Genet. 2008;18(6): 313–7.
6. . R. Tabarés-Seisdedos, V. Balanzá-Martínez, J. Sánchez-Moreno, A. Martínez-Arán, J. Salazar-Fraile, G. Selva-Vera, C. Rubio, I. Mata, M. Gómez-Beneyto, E. Vieta. Neurocognitive and clinical predictors of functional outcome in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder at one-year follow-up. J Affect Disord 2008, 109: 286-99.
7. G Selva, J. Salazar, V. Balanzá-Martínez, A. Martínez-Arán, C. Rubio, C. Daban, J. Sánchez-Moreno, E. Vieta, R. Tabarés-Seisdedos. Bipolar I patients with and without a history of psychotic symptoms: Do they differ in their cognitive functioning? J Psychiatr Res 2007; 41(3-4): 265–72.
8. . R. Tabarés, V. Balanzá, Y. Pallardó, J. Salazar, G. Selva, C. Vilela, M. Vallet, C. Leal, M. Gómez-Beneyto. Similar effect of family history of psychosis on Sylvian fissure size and auditory P200 amplitude in schizophrenic and bipolar subjects. Psych Res Neuroimaging 2001; 108(1): 29–38.
9. R. Tabarés-Seisdedos, J. Salazar, G. Selva, V. Balanzá, F. Ballester, R. Cózar, C. Leal, M. Gómez-Beneyto. Abnormal motor asymmetry only during bimanual coordination in schizophrenic patients compared to healthy subjects. Schizophr Res 2003; 61(2-3): 245–53.
10. R. Tabarés-Seisdedos, V. Balanzá-Martínez, J. Salazar- Fraile, G. Selva-Vera, C. Leal-Cercós, M. Gómez-Beneyto. Specific executive/attentional deficits in patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder who have a positive family history of psychosis. J Psych Res 2003; 37(6): 479–86.
What are the top three papers (not yours) you have read recently?
Szöke A, Trandafir A, Dupont ME, Méary A, Schürhoff F, Leboyer M. Longitudinal studies of cognition in schizophrenia: meta-analysis. Br J Psychiatry. 2008;192(4):248-57.

Barch DM, Carter CS, Arnsten A, Buchanan RW, Cohen JD, Geyer M, Green MF, Krystal JH, Nuechterlein K, Robbins T, Silverstein S, Smith EE, Strauss M, Wykes T, Heinssen R. Selecting Paradigms From Cognitive Neuroscience for Translation into Use in Clinical Trials: Proceedings of the Third CNTRICS Meeting. Schizophr Bull. 2009 Jan;35(1):109-14.

Dreher JC, Kohn P, Kolachana B, Weinberger DR, Berman KF. Variation in dopamine genes influences responsivity of the human reward system. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Dec 22.

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