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Josep Dalmau, MD, PhD Physician

Director, Center for Autoimmune Neurology

Dr. Dalmau is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 1993

Clinical Expertise:

  • Encephalopathy
  • Paraneoplastic Neurological Syndromes (PNS)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • OPR Medicare
  • OPR New Jersey Medicaid
  • OPR Pennsylvania Medicaid

Education and Training

Medical School: Autonoma University of Barcelona/School of Medicine
Residency: University Hospital de la Sta Cruz y
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


American Academy of Neurology, American Association for Cancer Research, American Neurological Association, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Catalan Society of Neurology, European Neurological Society, International Society of Neuroimmunology, International Society for Neuro-oncology, International Spanish Society of Neurology,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Dalmau is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Kayser, Matthew S. Titulaer, Maarten J. Gresa-Arribas, Nuria. Dalmau, Josep.: Frequency and characteristics of isolated psychiatric episodes in anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor encephalitis. JAMA Neurology 70 (9): 1133-9,2013.

Titulaer, Maarten J. McCracken, Lindsey. Gabilondo, Inigo. Iizuka, Takahiro. Kawachi, Izumi. Bataller, L. Torrents, A. Rosenfeld, Myrna R. Balice-Gordon, Rita. Graus, Francesc. Dalmau, Josep.: Late-onset anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. Neurology 81 (12): 1058-63,2013.

Martin-Garcia, Elena. Mannara, Francesco. Gutierrez-Cuesta, Javier. Sabater, Lidia. Dalmau, Josep. Maldonado, Rafael. Graus, Francesc.: Intrathecal injection of P/Q type voltage-gated calcium channel antibodies from paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration cause ataxia in mice. Journal of Neuroimmunology 261 (1-2): 53-9,2013.

Hoftberger, Romana. Armangue, Thais. Leypoldt, Frank. Graus, Francesc. Dalmau, Josep.: Clinical Neuropathology practice guide 4-2013: post-herpes simplex encephalitis: N-methyl-Daspartate receptor antibodies are part of the problem. Clinical Neuropathology 32 (4): 251-4,2013.

Hoftberger, Romana. Sabater, Lidia. Ortega, Angel. Dalmau, Josep. Graus, Francesc.: Patient with homer-3 antibodies and cerebellitis. JAMA Neurology 70 (4): 506-9,2013.

Armangue, Thais. Titulaer, Maarten J. Malaga, Ignacio. Bataller, Luis. Gabilondo, Inigo. Graus, Francesc. Dalmau, Josep. Spanish Anti-N-methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor (NMDAR) Encephalitis Work Group.: Pediatric anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis-clinical analysis and novel findings in a series of 20 patients. Journal of Pediatrics 162 (4): 850-856.e2,2013.

Hoftberger, Romana. Kovacs, Gabor G. Sabater, Lidia. Nagy, Peter. Racz, Gergely. Miquel, Rosa. Dalmau, Josep. Graus, Francesc.: Protein kinase C antibodies and paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration. Journal of Neuroimmunology 256 (1-2): 91-3,2013.

Titulaer, Maarten J. McCracken, Lindsey. Gabilondo, Inigo. Armangue, Thais. Glaser, Carol. Iizuka, Takahiro. Honig, Lawrence S. Benseler, Susanne M. Kawachi, Izumi. Martinez-Hernandez, Eugenia. Aguilar, Esther. Gresa-Arribas, Nuria. Ryan-Florance, Nicole. Torrents, Abiguei. Saiz, Albert. Rosenfeld, Myrna R. Balice-Gordon, Rita. Graus, Francesc. Dalmau, Josep.: Treatment and prognostic factors for long-term outcome in patients with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: an observational cohort study. Lancet Neurology 12 (2): 157-65,2013.

McKeon, Andrew. Martinez-Hernandez, Eugenia. Lancaster, Eric. Matsumoto, Joseph Y. Harvey, Robert J. McEvoy, Kathleen M. Pittock, Sean J. Lennon, Vanda A. Dalmau, Josep.: Glycine receptor autoimmune spectrum with stiff-man syndrome phenotype. JAMA Neurology 70 (1): 44-50,2013.

Hansen, Hans-Christian. Klingbeil, Christine. Dalmau, Josep. Li, Wenhan. Weissbrich, Benedikt. Wandinger, Klaus-Peter.: Persistent intrathecal antibody synthesis 15 years after recovering from anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis. JAMA Neurology 70 (1): 117-9,2013.

Academic Contact Info

Dept. of Neurology, 3 W. Gates
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St.

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 746-8511
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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