He is Doctor in Medicine graduating from the University of the Basque Country and University Expert in Epidemiology and New Technologies from UNED. He obtained special qualification in neurology in 12 de Octubre Hospital (Madrid). He is currently the Head of Neurology Service at the Cruces Hospital (Basque Country), where he conducts the Unit of Multiple Sclerosis. Previously, he worked as a Head of Service at the Basurto Hospital from Bilbao during 14 years. He is also associate professor of neurology in the Department of Neurosciences from the University of the Basque Country. He has been involved in more than 20 clinical trials (phase II or III), as well as in research projects about multiple sclerosis. He has wrote many books and articles, and he is a member of the editorial board of many medical magazines. He is also a member of various working groups, foundations, and institutional committees related to the treatment of the multiple sclerosis. He has been the coordinator of the scientific area at the Spanish Society of Neurology (SEN), coordinator of the working group of Demyelinating Diseases, and the President of the Spanish Society of Neurology. In 2016 he was awarded the SEN Prize for his contribution to the scientific field and devotion to the research of the multiple sclerosis.
Interview: Víctor Bermúdez
Humanistic, PhD in Literature Theory. He is a researcher in the Mestizajes program (Donostia International Physics Center), as well as in the ILICIA working group (University of Salamanca). He is interested in the connections between the scientific thought and the artistic and literary, and about the poetic writing process. He ran the magazine Periplo. He has translated works of authors such as Lorand Gaspar, Bernard Noël, Heather Dohollau and Amina Saïd. He always keeps a poetry book book in his bag.