Dr. Jaime Kulisevsky leads the Movement Disorders Unit at Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona.
He has been engaged in neurological research for several years and is currently Principal Investigator at the Biomedical Network Research Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBERNED, ISCIII, Spain) and Scientific Director of the Sant Pau Institute of Biomedical Research.
He is Director of Heath Science Deparment at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and associate Professor of Neurology and Coordinator of the postgraduate master’s degree in Neuropsychological Diagnosis and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Kulisevsky is an active member of various neurological societies and served the international Movement Disorders Society in the tasks forces for developing rating scales for Parkinson’s disease (PD) and diagnostic criteria for mild cognitive impairment in PD. He has published two sets of clinical guidelines on the treatment of PD and more than 150 other papers in peer-reviewed journals with main interest focused on pharmacological and surgical response, behavior and cognition in PD and other movement disorders. He is also the Spanish coordinator of the European Huntington Disease Network.