Dr. Cristina BRAN-POPESCU – CV

Medic Specialist

Specialitate: Neurologie pediatrica

 

Work experience

01.01.2020 – present: Specialist doctor in Pediatric Neurology, Policlinica Rahova;
01.01.2016 – 31.12.2019: Resident in Pediatric Neurology, „Alexandru Obregia” Hospital, Bucharest, Romania;

Education and training

2009-2015: student University of Medicine and Pharmacy „Carol Davila”, Bucharest, Romania;

09/11/2012–11/11/2012: International Congress of Gastroenterology, Bucharest, Romania;

01/02/2015–01/08/2015: POSDRU: Work-shop 156/1.2/G/140076 – Ginecology, Bucuresti, Romania;

02/06/2015–04/06/2015: University of Medicine and Pharmacy „Carol Davila” Congress, 4 th Ed., Bucharest, Romania;

  • 30/05/2016–01/06/2016: Neurometabolic workshop – oral presentation: Familial hemiparesis in the context of brain malformation, Bucharest
  • 30/05/2016–01/06/2016: Neurometabolic workshop – oral presentation : Chromosome 1q21 deletion in the context of familial malformations – did we find the cause?, Bucharest (Romania)
  • 30/05/2016–01/06/2016: Neurometabolic workshop – oral presentation: An acquired brain malformation, Bucharest (Romania)
  • 30/05/2016–01/06/2016: Neurometabolic workshop – oral presentation: Management of a dyskinetic baby, Bucharest (Romania)
  • 01/06/2016: Neurometabolic workshop – oral presentation: The follow-up in a phenylketonuria (PKU) case, Bucharest (Romania)

15/06/2016–17/06/2016: 2nd East European Course of Epilepsy, SRIE Summer School, Cheile Gradistei, Brasov (Romania)

  • 17/06/2016: DRAVET workshop – oral presentation – Cheile Gradistei, Brasov (Romania)

12/10/2016–14/10/2016: 19th National Stroke Conference, National Museum of Arts Bucharest (Romania)

17/11/2016–19/11/2016: 24th SRIE Conference Bucharest (Romania)

04/04/2017 – 07/04/2017: EPNS Training Courses, Budapest (Hungary)

20/06/2017 – 24/06/2017: 12th EPNS Congress – Lyon, France.
• Poster: THE NEURONAL CEROIDLIPOFUSCINOSES – THE JOURNEY TO THE DIAGNOSTIC
Authors: Cristina Minca, Casandra Munteanu, Catrinel Iliescu, Oana Tarta-Arsene, Ioana Minciu, Cristina Motoescu, Dana Craiu, Iuliu Bacos, Linda De Meirleir, Alexander Gheldof, Marina Trivisano, Nicola Specchio , Diana Barca

05/07/2017-08/072017: 3rd East-European course on Epilepsy, ILAE Borovets (Bulgary)

15/11/2017-18/11/2017: THE XXV th SRIE CONFERENCE, Bucharest (Romania)
• Poster – EPILEPSY AND CHROMOSOMAL DISEASES – CLUES TO AN EARLY DIAGNOSIS
Authors: Cristina Mincă , Casandra Munteanu, Oana Tarța-Arsene, Magdalena Budisteanu, Diana Bârca

16/07/2018-17/07/2018: „ACUTUALITIES IN NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES” Symposium, SRNP, Bucharest (Romania)
• Oral presentation – Neonatal hypotonia with elevated CK levels – Cristina Mincă, Diana Bârcă, Casandra Munteanu

04/10/2018-06/10/2018: THE XXVI th SRIE CONFERENCE, CLUJ-NAPOCA (Romania)
MUTATION SPECTRUM IN THE CACNA1A GENE IN 2 PATIENTS WITH EPILEPTIC ENCEPHALOPATHY – experience of our clinic
• Poster: MUTATION SPECTRUM IN THE CACNA1A GENE IN 2 PATIENTS WITH EPILEPTIC ENCEPHALOPATHY – experience of our clinic
Authors: Cristina Mincă , Casandra Munteanu ,Andreea Vladareanu, Diana Bârcă

06/02/2019-08/02/2019: 6th international symposium on paediatric movement disorders, Barcelona (Spain)

07/05/2019-10/05/2019: EPNS Training Courses 2019: Alicante, Spain

23/05/2019-24/05/2019: NEUROMETABOLIC DISORDERS AND CEREBRAL MALFORMATIONS NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM „Prof. Dr. Linda De Meirleir”, „Alexandru Obregia” Clinical Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
• Oral presentation: Treatable metabolic causes of movement disorders – Cristina Mincã, Diana Bârcã
• Oral presentation: The need of a diagnostic algorithm in global developmental delay with epilepsy and dysmorphism – Cristina Mincă, Diana Bârcă
• Oral presentation: Diagnostic problems in psychomotor regression with epileptic seizures in infants, Cristina Mincã, Andrei-Dan Marinescu, Maria Gica, Diana Bârcã

08/07/2019-09/07/2019: NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES, Clinical Hospital of Psychiatry “Prof Dr Alexandru Obregia” Bucharest, Romania
• Oral presentation: Spina rigida- management difficulties – Cristina Mincă, Mihaela Axente, Diana Bârcă, Nina Butoianu
• Oral presentation: Neurometabolic disorders – treatable causes of dystonia, Cristina Mincă, Diana Bârcă

18/09/2019 – 21/09/2019: 13th EPNS Congress: 18-21 September 2019, Athens, Greece
• Poster: SPECTRUM OF ALTERNATING HEMIPLEGIA OF CHILDHOOD – EXPERIENCE OF OUR CLINIC, Authors : Cristina Mincă (1) , Oana Tarta-Arsene (1), Diana Bârcă (1) ; (1) Alexandru Obregia Hospital, Pediatric Neurology Department, Bucharest, Romania
• Poster: A RARE CASE OF GLOBAL DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY – GILLESPIE SYNDROME, Andrei-Dan Marinescu (1) , Cosma-Iuliu Bacos (2), Cristina-Andreea Minca (1) , Diana-Gabriel Barca (1,3);
(1) „Prof. Al. Obregia” Psychiatry Hospital, Pediatric Neurology Clinic, Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, (2) Dr. Bacos Medical Center, Timisoara, Romania, (3) „Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

02/10/2019: Masterclass on Resistant Epilepsy (2), Bucharest, Romania

3/10/2019 – 5/10/2019: 4th Conference of the Romanian Society of Pediatric Neurology, Bucharest, Romania.
• Oral presentation: Neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses – the Romanian reality
Cristina Mincă, Catrinel Iliescu, Ioana Minciu, Oana Tarța-Arsene, Dana Craiu, Diana Bârcă, București, România

14/11/2019-16/11/2019: A XXVII-a Conferinta Nationala a Societatii Romane impotriva Epilepsiei
• Poster – author : Spectrul clinic al ATP1A3 (Clinical spectrum of ATP1A3 gene). Minca Cristina, Oana Tarta-Arsene, Barca Diana
• Poster (co-author): Epilepsia in bolile peroxizomale (Epilepsy in peroxyzomal disorders). Andreea Vladareanu, Cristina Minca, Mihai Craiu, Catrinel Iliescu, Diana Barca
• Oral presentation (author): Epilepsia asociata mutatiilor KCNQ2 (KCNQ2 associated epilepsy). Cristina Minca, Carmen Sandu, Diana Barca
• Oral presentation (co-author): Gene noi in epilepsie: CACNA1A (New genes in epilepsy: CANA1A). Andrei Marinescu, Cristina Minca, Andreea Vladareanu, Magda Budisteanu, Diana Barca

29/02/2020: Conferinta nationala de boli rare, Bucuresti, Romania
• Oral presentation: Ceroidlipofuscinoza – spectrul clinic si actualitati de tratament ale unei boli rare, Cristina Minca, Iliscu Catrinel, Carmen Burloiu, Pomeran Cristina, Diana Barca, Craiu Dana

23/05/2020-26/05/2020: 6th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology – Virtual

 

Personal skills and competences

– Results oriented, well respected, trusted professional in Medical domain.
– Positive thinking with an „i can do” attitude.
– High motivation and energy.
– Strong verbal and written communication skills.
– Good team player, knowing how to listen, share, cooperate and learn together as a team.
– I am capable of taking ownership of tasks and running with them with minimal supervision.
– I am a dynamic person, ambitious, enthusiastic, able to learn new things in a short time.
– Able to coach and mentor less experienced colleagues / team members.
– Ability to establish and relate easily to people.
– Ability to work under stressful situation.
– Leadership skills;
– Highly organized and a good multi-tasker.
– Good attention to details.
– I am willing to improve and learn new things.
– Ability to operate under pressure and deliver to demanding deadlines.
– Able to self start own improvement initiatives.
– Possessing a responsible attitude, tact, patience, and courtesy.
– Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Office Project
– Driving license category B.

 

Languages

  • English – advanced
  • French – fluent

 

Membership

– Societatea Romana de Neurologie Pediatrica (SRNP)
– Societatea Romana Impotriva Epilepsiei (SRIE)
– European Paediatric Neurological Society (EPNS)
– EpiCARE European Reference Network for Rare and Complex Epilepsies

Marital status

  • Married