Advisory Board

Jordi Alberch Vié

MD, PhDFull Professor, Department of Biomedicine, Medical School, University of Barcelona    

He is a coordinator of Research group in Pathophysiology and Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders. Also, he is part of the Biomedical Research Institute August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), and of the Center for Networked Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Disorders (CIBERNED). He is Former Rector (2016) and Vice-rector for Research, Innovation and Transfer of University of Barcelona (2009-2016). Currently, he is President of the Spanish Society of Neuroscience.

Josep M. Canals Coll

PhDAssociate professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Barcelona 

He is director of Creatio, Production and Validation Center of Advanced Therapies, University of Barcelona. Also, he directs the Laboratory of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Creatio which is also part of the Spanish Network for Cell Therapy.

Raquel Martín Ibáñez

PhDPharmacist, senior scientist in the field of stem cells and neurosciences        

With a phD in Neurosciences, she got specialized in embryonic and neural stem cell culture and differentiation in the laboratory of Outi Hovatta at the Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden) and Anne Rosser at Cardiff University (Cardiff, UK). Then she moved to the translational research becoming an expert in Advance Therapy Medicinal Products production under GMP standards at the Research and Development Unit (University of Barcelona).

Eduard Xapellí Mias 

Economics degree by the UAB Executive MBA at IESEEngineer in computer Science by the UAB

He has been a businessman for the last 25 years and currently holds the Managing Director position at World Cement Group.Eduard is also Executive Director for several other companies which makes him a great asset to Cytes do to his knowledge in the business area.

Eduard Xapellí Sampol  
President of Cytes Biotechnologies 
Bachelor of Pharmacy and Optics MBA from IESE 

He was a member of the Administrative Board of Kern Pharma, Technical Director of Kern Pharma, Roche Diagnostics and Boehringer Mannheim SA, Production Manager at Boehringer Mannheim SA and Laboratorios Labaz and Director of Laboratory Quality Control Laboratory Labaz.