Dr. Gonzalo París – Non-Executive Chairman
PhD Biochemistry, MBA
Gonzalo has made compatible both, Academia and Industrial activities until his full dedication to the Pharmaceutical Industry for the last 34 years. He started working for the Spanish Abelló, SA company and then for several multinational companies such as Beecham SA, ICI SA, Glaxo SA, Glaxo Wellcome SA (GW) and GlaxoSmithKline SA (GSK). He moved through different positions and Departments such as R&D, Regulatory, Pricing and Reimbursement, Quality and Government Affairs. He lead the Metabolism European Business Team at GW and the Scientific Division for the last 27 years at GSK as Scientific Director, Vice-President and member of the Spanish Executive Board with national and international responsibilities.
Gonzalo carried out research and teaching activities at the Biochemistry Department, Pharmacy Faculty, Complutense University, Madrid and at the St Bartholomew’s Teaching Hospital in London. Currently he is Researcher Honorary Professor at the Alcala University, Madrid.
Gonzalo holds a PhD in Biochesmistry and he is graduate in Pharmacy, Clinical Biochemist Specialist , Pharmaceutical Industry Specialist & Qualified in Executive Management by IESE Business School.
Dr. Miguel López – CEO
PhD Neuroscience, MBA
Miguel has developed his neuroresearch career under Prof. Carmen Sandi, Director of Brain Mind Institute-EPFL in Switzerland, studying the key neurobiological mechanisms connecting stress and psychopathology.
Moreover, Miguel has over 10 years professional experience as an executive search consultant and entrepreneur in the healthcare sector.
Miguel holds a PhD in Neuroscience and he is graduated in Clinical Psychology.
Iñaki Larraya – CTO & CDO
Biomedical Engineer, MBA
Iñaki is a biomedical engineer with extensive experience in the mobile health sector. He also has more than 20 years professional experience in different roles in engineering, manufacturing, prototyping, and quality management companies.
He has worked as a consultant for both national and international healthcare corporations, offering custom solutions in the design, development and certification of mhealth solutions.
Iñaki holds a MS in Biomedical Engineering and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Public University of Navarra, Spain, and a Master in Business Administration, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain.
Dr. Jaime Chamorro – Scientific Director
Jaime has worked as Psychiatrist in several hospitals such as the University Hospital Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Madrid, where he is the current Head for the Anxiety Unit, and Coordinator of the Psychiatric Unit at the Neurological Hospital Fundación Instituto San José, Madrid, Spain. Moreover, he is Associate Professor of Psychology at Camilo José Cela University, Madrid, Spain.
He has been a Research Scientist Observer in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, New York, and collaborator at Yale University, USA, investigating impulsivity, addictions and anxiety disorders.
Jaime holds a degree in Medicine and Surgery from Alcala de Henares University, Madrid, Spain, and then he specialized in Psychiatry at 12 Octubre Hospital, Madrid, Spain.
Dr. Pedro Bermejo – Medical Director
Neurologist, PhD, MD
Pedro has more than 10 years of clinical experience in the field of Neurology and Neuroscience, currently working as a Neurologist at Puerta de Hierro University Hospital of Madrid, Spain.
He’s also the President of the Spanish Brain Damage Association and the Spanish Neuroeconomy Association, and Lecturer in several universities.
Pedro is Graduated in Medicine and holds a PhD in Neuroscience from Autonoma University of Madrid. He has specialized in Neurology from the Puerta de Hierro University Hospital of Madrid, Spain.
Paloma López – Regulatory & QA Manager
Industrial Engineer, MSc
Paloma is a mechanical engineer who has developed most of her career in quality management, with more than 15 years of professional experience as consultant, trainer and auditor of QMS’s under international standards as ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO/IEC 17025 or ISO 15189.
She is IRCA auditor, EFQM model qualified trainer & evaluator and technical expert in CE mark European Directives. As quality expert, she has published several titles over the years.
Paloma has worked both as Regulatory & QA Manager and as external consultant for biomedical companies specialized in medical device design & development.
Alfonso Graiño – Legal Manager
Alfonso has more than 15 years experience as a Business Lawyer working with several leading international companies.
He is also the Founder & Director of Graiño Legal & Tax Services, a law firm with a wide experience in commercial, trade & fiscal areas.
Alfonso holds a MA from Instituto Empresa-IE, Madrid and a BA in Law, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.
Carolina López – Finance Manager
Carolina has vast experience in the collection and preparation of company accounts, managing budgets and sourcing finance from various organisations.
She has over 15 years experience in tax management & fiscal law working both for local and international corporations.
Carolina is graduated in Business from Oviedo University, Spain and holds a Master in Fiscal Law by CEREM, Madrid, Spain.
Prof. Carmen Sandi
Prof. Sandi is the Director of the Brain Mind Institute, Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne, EPFL, Switzerland, where she is also the Head of the Laboratory of Behavioral Genetics.
She works on the interplay between genes, brain function and behavior, and her work focuses on the impact of stress on cognitive function and psychopathology, as well as on the mechanisms implicated on stress actions.
Prof. Sandi has served in several boards of scientific societies, currently acting as President-elect for the European Federation of Neuroscience Societies (FENS) and council member for the Swiss Society for Neuroscience. Previously, she was the President of the European Brain and Behavior Society, EBBS.
Dr. Enrique Baca
Dr. Baca is the Head of the Psychiatry Department of the Jiménez Díaz Hospital of Madrid, Spain, as well as Asociate Professor of Health Science of the Autonoma University of Madrid, and Adjunt Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, New York, USA.
Dr. Baca has over 100 peer reviewed publications, several in top journals, regarding with mental health, suicide, affective disorders, , genetic, epidemiology, data mining and eHealth..
Dr. Baca has received more than 20 honors and awards including the AEP (Association of European Psychiatrists) Research Prize and 2 NARSAD Grants that are one of the highest distinctions in the field of mental health research.
Prof. José Antonio Vega
Prof. Vega is currently Professor of Anatomy and Human Embryology at the University of Oviedo, Spain. Prof. Vega is an outstanding researcher in the field of the periferic nervous system and sense organs.
Prof. Vega has worked on several leading international universities sucha as Universities of Brno and Prague in the Czech Republic, and the Universities of ” La Sapienza “of Rome and Messina in Italy, and University of Harvard, Cambridge, USA.
Prof. Vega is the co-author of more than 250 scientific articles JCR and author of 35 book chapters.
Dr. Iñaki García de Gurtabay
Dr. García de Gurtubay is the Head of the Sleep Disorders Unit, Clinical Neurophysiology Department at Hospital of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.
Dr. García de Gurtubay is Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Public University of Navarra and Project Consultant as Expert in Biomedical Technology at Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain.
Dr. García de Gurtubay has published more than 200 papers JRC publications and is a reviewer of several international scientific publications. He is also a member of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN).