Doctor in Medicine, specialized in Clinical Pharmacology, Professor at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) and Director of the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB).
For more than 35 years, his scientific activity has focused on the field of neuroscience. Academically he has worked at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Pompeu Fabra University, holding different positions in both universities (Delegate of the Rector, Dean and Head of Department).
He was the Director of the Municipal Medical Research Institute from 1985 and 2005, took part in starting up new research centres and has encouraged research infrastructures such as the PRBB, which manages since 2005. He was the first director of the Pasqual Maragall Foundation from 2008 to 2020.