Jaume Kulisevsky, MD, PhD


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.

Miriam Ors

Deputy Director and Chief Innovation & Technology Transfer Officer

With an Industrial Engineer degree and depending on the Directorate of the Research Institute, Mrs. Miriam Ors, as Deputy to the Management is responsible, among others, of the following: coordination of strategic corporate projects, preparation and follow up of the Strategic Plan and the design, coordination and follow up of the institute’s Research Strategy. Besides that, she is also in charge of performing periodic evaluation of the Research Groups, promoting and consolidating the internationalization of the Institution as well as executing the Plan for the Promotion of Research, Culture and Innovation of the Institution.

As Director of the Innovation and Technology Transfer Unit, she is specialised in innovation and technology transfer in the biomedical field. She is involved in the innovation process from the product definition and design to the market phase. Among her tasks, it is worth highlighting the following: management of the technological innovation developed at the IIB-Sant Pau, to facilitate the collaboration between IIB-Sant Pau research groups, to negotiate and processing agreements with the industry, to support the search for funding for the development of technological projects, the management of the intellectual and industrial property of the Institute, to stimulate and support the creation of spin-offs and start-ups as well as to detect and promote business opportunities.

In June 2017, Mrs. Ors joined the HSCSP-IR.

Last update: 08 de March de 2019

Last update: 08 de March de 2019

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