Jaume Kulisevsky, MD, PhD

Scientific Director

Jaume Kulisevsky Bojarski (Salta, Argentina, 1956) graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona (UB) in 1981, specialized in Neurology (residency 1982 to 1985) and graduated as a Doctor of Medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in 1992.

Dr. Kulisevsky is Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Barcelona (UB), Professor of Research at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) and Director of the Movement Disorders Unit at the HSCSP. In 2008 he was appointed Scientific Director of the HSCSP-IR.

In his clinical research into Parkinson disease and other movement disorders, his main interests lie in the cognitive and behavioural impact of dysfunctional basal ganglia in movement disorders and the impact of anti-Parkinsonian treatment on cognition and behaviour in patients with Parkinson disease.

He is a former member of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society’s Task Force for Developing Rating Scales for Parkinson Disease (Sub-Committee for Cognitive Evaluation) and Task Force for Mild Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson Disease. He is also the Spanish coordinator of the European Huntington’s Disease Network and the ENROLL study (CHDI).

He has received the Research Award of the Spanish Society of Neurology, has been awarded numerous public and private research grants and subsidies as a principal investigator and has been a principal investigator at the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII) Centre for Networked Biomedical Research-Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBER-NED).

Esther Zamora

Financial Director

Financial Director of the HSCSP-IR since December 2015. She holds a Business Studies Diploma from the University of Barcelona (UB) and a Master’s Degree in Health Management from ESADE Business and Law School (Barcelona). Since 1996 she has been Deputy Director of the Finance and Administration Department of the HSCSP-FGS.

Last update: 13 de December de 2016

Last update: 13 de December de 2016

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