Last 5 years


Davidson R, Roca-Rada X, Ravishankar S, Taufik L, Haarkötter C, Collen E, Williams M, Webb P, Mahmud MI, Djami E, Purnomo GA, Santos C, Malgosa A, Manzanilla LR, Silva AM, Tereso S, Matos V, Carvalho PC, Fernandes T, Maurer A-F, Teixeira JC, Tobler R, Fehren-Schmitz L, Llamas B. Optimised in-solution enrichment of over a million ancient human SNPs. 2024. bioRxiv 2024.05.16.594432; doi:

Herrerín, J., Sánchez, M. & Isidro, A. A gastric sarcoma from 3000 years ago: paleopathological diagnosis at the field. Clin Transl Oncol 26, 1187–1191 (2024).

Schwab, N., Jordana, X., Monreal, J. et al. Ballistic long bone fracture pattern: an experimental study. Int J Legal Med 138, 1685–1700 (2024).

Sexton K, Schwab N, Galtés I, Casas A, Armentano N, Brillas P, Garrido X, Jordana X. Osteonal Damage Patterns from Ballistic and Blunt Force Trauma in Human Long Bones. Life. 2024; 14(2):220.

Winter-Buchwalder, M., Schwab, N., Galtés, I. et al. Microcracking pattern in fractured bones: new approach for distinguishing between peri- and postmortem fractures. Int J Legal Med 138, 35–42 (2024).


Araújo, V., Fehn, AM, Phiri, A., Wills, J., Rocha, J., Gayà-Vidal, M., Oral microbiome homogeneity across diverse human groups from southern Africa: first results from southwestern Angola and Zimbabwe. BMC Microbiol. 2023 Aug 18;23(1):226. doi: 10.1186/s12866-023-02970-2. PMID: 37596536; PMCID: PMC10436416.

Buckley, S., Hardy, K., Hallgren, F. et al. Human consumption of seaweed and freshwater aquatic plants in ancient Europe. Nat Commun 14, 6192 (2023).

Canales, L., Malgosa, A., Liria, J., Sañudo, J. R., & Isidro, A. (2023). Complete thyrohyoid calcification: a case from the 18th century and literature review. European Journal of Anatomy27(3), 355–360.

Dorado-Fernández, E., Herrerín-López, J., Ramírez-González, I. et al. Survival in Mudejar Spain in the Middle Ages (thirteenth–fourteenth centuries): Ancient Rare Diseases—an uncommon diagnosis in archaeological human remains. International Orthopaedics (SICOT) 47, 2869–2875 (2023).

López‐Onaindia, D., Lozano, M., Gómez‐Robles, A., Arrizabalaga, A., Subirà, M. E. (2023). Neanderthal teeth from Lezetxiki (Arrasate, Iberian Peninsula): New insights and reassessment. American Journal of Biological Anthropology180(4), 745 – 760.

Nociarová, D., Gutiérrez, A., Armentano, N., Ibáñez-Gimeno, P., Galtés, I., Malgosa, A. (2023). Joint disassociation pattern from a taphonomical and anthropological point of view. Historical Biology, 1–7.

Onieva A, Martin J, R Cuesta-Aguirre D, Planells V, Coronado-Zamora M, Beyer K, Vega T, Lozano JE, Santos C, Aluja MP. Complete mitochondrial DNA profile in stroke: A geographical matched case-control study in Spanish population. Mitochondrion. 2023 Nov;73:51-61. doi: 10.1016/j.mito.2023.10.001. Epub 2023 Oct 2. PMID: 37793469.

Schwab, N., Jordana, X., Soler, J. et al. Can Synbone® cylinders and deer femurs reproduce ballistic fracture patterns observed in human long bones?J Mater Sci 58, 4970–4986 (2023).

Schwab N, Galtés I, Winter-Buchwalder M, Ortega-Sánchez M, Jordana X. Osteonal Microcracking Pattern: A Potential Vitality Marker in Human Bone Trauma. Biology. 2023; 12(3):399.

Sotiriadou, T., Tornero, C., Malgosa, A. et al. Dietary reconstruction of the Bronze Age necropolis of Cova des Pas (Minorca Island): evidence from δ13C and δ15N analyses. Archaeol Anthropol Sci 15, 11 (2023).

Vallebueno-Estrada, M., Hernández-Robles, G. G., González-Orozco, E., Lopez-Valdivia, I., Rosales Tham, T., Vásquez Sánchez, V., Swarts, K., Dillehay, T. D., Vielle-Calzada, J.-P., Montiel, R. (2023). Domestication and lowland adaptation of coastal preceramic maize from Paredones, Peru. eLife12.

Vinueza-Espinosa DC, Cuesta-Aguirre DR, Malgosa A, Santos C. Mitochondrial DNA control region typing from highly degraded skeletal remains by single-multiplex next-generation sequencing. Electrophoresis. 2023 Sep;44(17-18):1423-1434. doi: 10.1002/elps.202200052.


Doe, D. M., Molina Moreno, M., Candelas González, N., Rascón Pérez, J., Cambra-Moo, O., González Martín, A. (2022). First application of a puberty estimation method to skeletons of young pregnant females: A case for the reevaluation of maternal–fetal burials. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 32(2), 418–428.

Domingo, I., Oms, F. X., Subirà de Galdàcano, M. E. (2022). Manifestacions artístiques i món funerari durant el neolític antic cardial i epicardial a Catalunya. Cypsela22, 379-403.

Emslie, S. D., Silva, A. M., Valera, A., Vijande Vila, E., Melo, L., Curate, F., Fidalgo, D., Inácio, N., Molina Moreno, M., Cambra-Moo, O., González Martín, A., Barroso-Bermejo, R., Montero Artús, R., García Sanjuán, L. (2022). The use and abuse of cinnabar in Late Neolithic and Copper Age Iberia. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 32(1), 202–214.

Gamarra, B., Lozano, M., Del Bove, A., Subira, M. E., Edo, M., Castellana, C., Verges, J. M., Morales, J. I., Cebria, A., Oms, F. X., Tornero, C., Gomez-Bach, A. (2022). Identifying biological affinities of Holocene northern Iberian populations through the inner structures of the upper first molars. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences14(3), Article 38.

Fernàndez Vilela, A., & Subirà de Galdàcano, M. E. (2022). Una mort violenta a finals del segle IIIdC. In Vil·la romana dels Munts (Tarraco)

Iglesias, M., Kudsieh, B., Laiseca, A., Santos, C., Nadal, J., Barraquer, R., Casaroli-Marano, R. P. (2022). Intraocular pressure after myopic laser refractive surgery measured with a new Goldmann convex prism: correlations with GAT and ORA. BMC Ophthalmology22, Artículo 79.

Jordana Comín, X., Malgosa, A. (2022). La població d’Egara dels segles IV al XII a través de les dades antropològiques. In Les Basíliques de la Seu Espiscopal d’Ègara: centre i perifèria: IV Jornades de les Basíliques Històriques de Barcelona (pp. 251). Article 12.

López-Onaindia, D., Schmitt, A., Gibaja, J. F., Subirà de Galdàcano, M. E. (2022). Non-metric dental analysis of human interactions around the Pyrenees during the Neolithic and their biological impact. Annals of Anatomy242, Article 151895.

Lopez-Valdivia, I., Perkins, A. C., Schneider, H. M., Vallebueno-Estrada, M., Burridge, J. D., González-Orozco, E., Montufar, A., Montiel, R., Lynch, J. P., Vielle-Calzada, J.-P. (2022). Gradual domestication of root traits in the earliest maize from Tehuacán. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America119(17).

Martin, A., Oms, F. X., Mestres, J., esteve, X., Subirà de Galdàcano, M. E., Duboscq, S., Gibaja, J. F. (2022). Las sepultures neolíticas de Cataluña. Tipologías y cronologia radiocarbónica. In Mirando la muerte. Las prácticas funerarias durante el neolítico en el noroeste peninsular. (Vol. Akademos, pp. 269-294)

Olmo Lianes, I. d., Alonso García, A., Candelas González, N., Molina Moreno, M., Doe, D. M., Rascón Pérez, J., Campo Martín, M., Cambra Moo, Ó., González Martín, A. (2022). Análisis antropológico de los enterramientos de la iglesia tardoantigua de El Rebollar (El Boalo, Madrid). En J. Salido Domínguez & R. Gómez Osuna (eds.), Iglesias tardoantiguas en el centro peninsular: (siglos V-VIII) (pp. 117-131). La Ergástula.

Saldías, E., Isidro, A., Martínez-Labarga, C., Coppa, A., Rubini, M., Vila, B., Malgosa, A. (2022). Pathological and normal variability of foot bones in osteological collections from Catalonia (Spain) and Lazio (Italy). International Journal of Osteoarchaeology32(1), 215–228.

Saldías, E., Valdebenito, G., Zamora, L., Bastías, B., Flores, C., Vila, B., Vinueza, D., Tornero, C., Malgosa, A., Becker, E. (2022). Multidisciplinary analysis of a mummy from the War of the Pacific. Anthropologischer Anzeiger, 79(4), 451-465. DOI: 10.1127/anthranz/2022/1543

Sandoval-Ávila C, Martirosyan A, Cuesta-Aguirre DA, Jordana X, Nociarová D, Prado G, Santos C; Malgosa A. Infant death in the Iberian period: the archaeological complex of Ullastret (Catalonia, Spain). in press. Trabajos de Prehistoria.

Schwab, N., Díaz, L. Galtés, I. Intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhage after suicidal “near-hanging”. Int J Legal Med 136, 1359–1362 (2022).

Veenstra, A., Kerkhoff, W., Oostra, RJ. et al. Gunshot trauma in human long bones: towards practical diagnostic guidance for forensic anthropologists. Forensic Sci Med Pathol 18, 359–367 (2022).


Castillo A, Galtés I, Crespo S, Jordana X. Technical note: preliminary insight into a new method for age-at-death estimation from the pubic symphysis. Int J Legal Med. 2021 May;135(3):929-937. doi: 10.1007/s00414-020-02434-6. Epub 2020 Oct 6. PMID: 33025098.

Covas-Cerdà X, Galtés I. Investigación forense sobre muerte súbita publicada en España. Revista Española de Medicina Legal. 2021; 47(1): 16-23. doi:10.1016/j.reml.2020.02.001.

Díaz-Zorita Bonilla M, Subirá ME, Fontanals-Coll M, Knudson KJ, Alonzi E, Bolhofner K, Morell B, Remolins G, Roig J, Martín A, González Marcén P, Plasencia J, Coll JM, Gibaja JF. Neolithic networking and mobility during the 5th and 4th millennia BC in north-eastern Iberia. Journal of Archaeological Science. 2021; 125. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2020.105272.

Gavrus-Ion, A., Sjøvold, T., Hernández, M., González-José, R., Martínez-Abadías, N., Esteban Torné, M., & Esparza, M. Religion and fertility patterns: Comparison of life history traits in Catholics and Protestants, Hallstatt (Austria) 1733–1908. Journal of Biosocial Science. 2021; 53(2): 305-318. doi:10.1017/S0021932020000243. PMID: 32513321

Girona-Alarcón M, Fresán E, Garcia-Garcia A, Bobillo-Perez S, Balaguer M, Felipe A, Esteban ME, Jordan I. Device-associated multidrug-resistant bacteria surveillance in critically ill children: 10 years of experience. Acta Paediatr. 2021 Jan;110(1):203-209. doi: 10.1111/apa.15342. PMID: 32383199.

González MDM, Santos C, Alarcón C, Ramos A, Cos M, Catalano G, Acebes JJ, Aluja MP. Mitochondrial DNA haplogroups J and T increase the risk of glioma. Mitochondrion. 2021 May;58:95-101. doi: 10.1016/j.mito.2021.02.013. Epub 2021 Mar 4. PMID: 33675980.

Gutiérrez A, Guàrdia L, Nociarová D, Malgosa A, Armentano N. Taphonomy of experimental burials in Taphos-m: The role of fungi. Rev Iberoam Micol. 2021 Jun 4:S1130-1406(21)00020-6. doi: 10.1016/j.riam.2021.02.003. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34099381.

Lamarca Mateu J, Salvador-Culla B, Santos C, Barraquer RI. Challenges in using both eyes of the same patient when evaluating the results after implantation of intrastromal corneal ring segments. Acta Ophthalmol. 2021 May;99(3):e319-e323. doi: 10.1111/aos.14587. Epub 2020 Aug 24. PMID: 32833309

Lamarca Mateu J, Salvador-Culla B, Santos C, Barraquer RI. Challenges in using both eyes of the same patient when evaluating the results after implantation of intrastromal corneal ring segments. Acta Ophthalmol. 2021 May;99(3):e319-e323. doi: 10.1111/aos.14587. Epub 2020 Aug 24. PMID: 32833309

Maceda I*, Álvarez-Álvarez M*, Athanasiadis G, Tonda R, Camps J, Beltran S, Camps A, Fàbrega J, Felisart J, Grané J, et al. Fine-scale population structure in five rural populations from the Spanish Eastern Pyrenees using high-coverage whole-genome sequence data. Eur J Hum Genet 2021. PMID: 33837278

Rodriguez C, Sanciu L, Idini A, Fancello D, Murgia C, Atzori I, Mazzarello V, Subirà ME. First evidence of vivianite in human bones from a third millennium BC Domus de Janas: Filigosa tomb 1, Macomer (NU), Sardinia. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 2021 Jun;37.doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2021.102918.

Saldías E, Malgosa A, Jordana X, Martínez-Labarga C, Coppa A, Rubini M, Vila B, Isidro A. A new methodology to estimate flat foot in skeletal remains – the example of Mediterranean collections. Homo. 2021 Jul 23. doi: 10.1127/homo/2021/1320. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34296244

Starbuck JM, Llambrich S, Gonzàlez R, Albaigès J, Sarlé A, Wouters J, González A, Sevillano X, Sharpe J, De La Torre R, Dierssen M, Vande Velde G, Martínez-Abadías N. Green tea extracts containing epigallocatechin-3-gallate modulate facial development in Down syndrome. Sci Rep. 2021 Feb 25;11(1):4715. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-83757-1. PMID: 33633179; PMCID: PMC7907288.


Alvarez-Mora MI, Santos C, Carreño-Gago L, Madrigal I, Tejada MI, Martinez F, Izquierdo-Alvarez S, Garcia-Arumi E, Mila M, Rodriguez-Revenga L. Role of mitochondrial DNA variants in the development of fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome. Mitochondrion. 2020 May;52:157-162. doi: 10.1016/j.mito.2020.03.004. Epub 2020 Mar 12. PMID: 32173566.

Arimany-Manso J, Grijalba-Mazo M, Garrido-Lestache E, Perea-Pérez B, Galtés I, Baena-Pinilla S, Pérez-Cárceles MD, Castro-Herranz S, Martí-Amengual G, Bañón R, Barbería E. La especialidad de Medicina Legal y Forense en España: La consolidación por el sistema de residencia. Revista Española de Medicina Legal. 2020; 46(4): 159-161. doi:10.1016/j.reml.2020.09.001.

Armentano N, Nociarová D, Esqué M, Isidro A, Malgosa A, Chene P, Coppens Y, Chene G. L’accouchement tragique de Lucy ? À propos de la mortalité maternofœtale de la préhistoire à l’époque médiévale [Lucy’s fatal childbirth? About materno-foetal mortality in the ancient times]. Gynecol Obstet Fertil Senol. 2020 Feb;48(2):204-210. French. doi: 10.1016/j.gofs.2020.01.004. Epub 2020 Jan 7. PMID: 31923645.

Athanasiadis G, Speed D, Andersen MK, Appel EVR, Grarup N, Brandslund I, Jørgensen ME, Larsen CVL, Bjerregaard P, Hansen T, et al. Estimating narrow-sense heritability using family data from admixed populations. Heredity 2020;124:751-762. PMID: 32273574

Casanova X, Roldán M, Subirà ME. Analysis of cut marks on ancient human remains using confocal profilometer. J His Arch & Anthropol Sci. 2020;5(1):18-26. doi:10.15406/jhaas.2020.05.00213.

Esteban ME, Bote-González M, Alejandre C, Balaguer M, Jordan I. Influence of meteorological factors and air pollutants on severe bronchiolitis cases in the metropolitan area of Barcelona: A pilot study. An Pediatr (Engl Ed). 2020 Apr;92(4):229-231. doi: 10.1016/j.anpede.2019.04.003. PMID: 32292801

Fernández LE, Sanchidrián JL, Jiménez-Brobeil SA, Remolins G, Díaz-Zorita M, Morell B, Subirà ME, López-Onaindía D, Maroto RM, Roca MG, Román CM, Santos FJ & Gibaja JF. Mesolithic human remains at Cueva de Nerja (Málaga, Spain): anthropological, isotopic and radiocarbon data. Archaeol Anthropol Sci. 2020 Oct; 12:250. doi:10.1007/s12520-020-01207-x.

García-Sagastibelza A, López-Onaindia D, Lambacher N, Pomeroy E, Cubas M, Subirà ME, Castex D, Couture-Veschambre C, Gómez-Olivencia A. The funerary use of caves during the Holocene in the Atlantic Western Pyrenees: New information from Atxuri-I and Txotxinkoba caves (Biscay, Northern Iberian Peninsula). Quaternary International. 2020; 566–567: 171-190. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2020.09.029.

Gomes C, Remolins G, López-Parra AM, Gibaja JF, M Fondevila, De Angelis F, Veltre V, Subirà ME, Baeza-Richer C, Guerrero D, Palomo-Díez S, Martínez-Labarga C, Labajo-González E, Lareu MV, Perea-Pérez B, Arroyo-Pardo E. Paleogenetic evidence of a Pyrenean Neolithic family: Kinship, physical appearance and biogeography multidisciplinary analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science. 2020 Nov; 123. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2020.105226.

González MDM, Ramos A, Aluja MP, Santos C. Sensitivity of mitochondrial DNA heteroplasmy detection using Next Generation Sequencing. Mitochondrion. 2020 Jan;50:88-93. doi: 10.1016/j.mito.2019.10.006. Epub 2019 Oct 25. PMID: 31669622.

Iglesias M, Yebra F, Kudsieh B, Laiseca A, Santos C, Nadal J, Barraquer R, Casaroli-Marano RP. New applanation tonometer for myopic patients after laser refractive surgery. Sci Rep. 2020 Apr 27;10(1):7053. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-64013-4. PMID: 32341434; PMCID: PMC7184562.

Llambrich S, Wouters J, Himmelreich U, Dierssen M, Sharpe J, Gsell W, Martínez-Abadías N, Vande Velde G. ViceCT and whiceCT for simultaneous high-resolution visualization of craniofacial, brain and ventricular anatomy from micro-computed tomography. Sci Rep. 2020 Oct 30;10(1):18772. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-75720-3. PMID: 33128010; PMCID: PMC7599226.

López-Onaindia D, Subirà ME. Application of different dental indicators of disruption to assess ‘stress’ in three prehistoric samples from northeast Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Archaeological Science. 2020 Aug; 120. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2020.105196.

Martin-Fumadó C, Gómez-Durán EL, Galtés I, Bulbena A, Arimany-Manso J. Tesis doctorales en medicina forense en España. Revista Española de Medicina Legal. 2020; 46(2): 66-70. doi:10.1016/j.reml.2019.11.001.

Martínez-Sevilla F, Arqués M, Jordana X, Malgosa A, Lozano Rodríguez J, Sánchez Romero M, Sharpe K, Carrasco Rus J. Who painted that? The authorship of Schematic rock art at the Los Machos rockshelter in southern Iberia. Antiquity. 2020; 94(377): 1133-1151. doi:10.15184/aqy.2020.140.

Principal J, Subirà de Galdàcano ME. Rituales con restos humanos en ámbito ilergete: reflexiones a partir de las evidencias de El Molí d’Espígol (Tornabous, Lérida). Trabprehist. 2020 Dec; 77(2):349-64. doi: 10.3989/tp.2020.12261.

Ribeiro P, Jordana X, Scheirs S, Ortega-Sánchez M, Rodriguez-Baeza A, McGlynn H, Galtés I. Distinction between perimortem and postmortem fractures in human cranial bone. Int J Legal Med. 2020 Sep;134(5):1765-1774. doi: 10.1007/s00414-020-02356-3. Epub 2020 Jun 26. PMID: 32592073.

Ryan SE, Reynard LM, Pompianu E, van Dommelen P, Murgia C, Subirà ME, et al. Growing up in Ancient Sardinia: Infant-toddler dietary changes revealed by the novel use of hydrogen isotopes (δ2H). PLoS ONE. 2020 Jul; 15(7): e0235080. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0235080.

Scheirs S, Cos M, McGlynn H, Ortega-Sánchez M, Malgosa A, Galtés I. Visualization and documentation of perimortem traits in long bone fractures using computed tomography. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2020 Jun;16(2):281-286. doi: 10.1007/s12024-020-00237-0. Epub 2020 Mar 23. PMID: 32201926.

Sevillano X, Ureña D, Gonzàlez R, Fatjó-Vilas M, Salvador R, Pomarol-Clotet E, Martínez-Abadías N. A Method for the Automatic Normalization and 3D Facial Mesh Extraction from Head Magnetic Resonance Imaging. bioRxiv. 2020; doi: 10.1101/2020.07.20.211748.

Umbria M, Ramos A, Aluja MP, Santos C. The role of control region mitochondrial DNA mutations in cardiovascular disease: stroke and myocardial infarction. Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 17;10(1):2766. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-59631-x. PMID: 32066781; PMCID: PMC7026394.

Vinueza-Espinosa DC, Santos C, Martínez-Labarga C, Malgosa A. Human DNA extraction from highly degraded skeletal remains: How to find a suitable method? Electrophoresis. 2020 Oct 1. doi: 10.1002/elps.202000171. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33002215