Dr.Vicente Villanueva is a neurologist at the Neurology Service in Hospital La Fe, Valencia, where he became a staff member since 2004. Since 2005 he has also worked at the Multidisciplinary Epilepsy Unit at Hospital La Fe, where he is Head of the Refractory Epilepsy Unit and Epilepsy Surgery Programme. He serves as the representative of the European Reference Network Epi-CARE. He is an Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Valencia, since 2017.
Dr.Villanueva undertook his training at the Fundación Jiménez Diaz, Madrid, Spain, the Epilepsy Center of the University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA; the Epilepsy Center of New York University, New York, USA, and Hôpital Saint-Vincent de Paul, Paris, France. He received his Ph.D. in the evaluation of video electroencephalography (EEG) in refractory epilepsy and is certified in epileptology by the European Epilepsy Academy. His current research interests include refractory epilepsy, video-EEG monitoring, epilepsy clinical trials, and epilepsy surgery.
Dr.Villanueva is a member of the EEG board and the Epilepsy Guidelines Board of the Spanish Neurological Society. He is a reviewer for Neurology, Epilepsia, Epilepsy, and Behaviour, Epilepsy Research, ActaNeurologicaScandinavica, European Journal of Paediatric Neurology…..In the last years, Dr. Villanueva has directed nine epilepsy courses, authored 85 papers on epilepsy, and has served as editor of three books on epilepsy. Dr. Villanueva was awarded in 2014 with the Scientific Prize in epilepsy by the Spanish Neurological Society.