Professor, University Autonomous of Barcelona, USABiography
Professor in Physiology, at the School of Veterinary Science, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB). Responsible for the education and training of personnel who use animals for scientific purposes. Course co-ordinator for three different training courses in laboratory animal science: FELASA category C course for scientists; UAB-ECLAM training program; and Master Course in Laboratory Animal Science and Welfare (FELASA Category D programme). Responsible of SIAL (Integrative services for laboratory animals) a service that acts as ICLAS Laboratory Animal Quality Network Distribution Center. President of the International Council for Laboratory Animal Science ICLAS. Chair of the FELASA Accreditation Board for Training and Education in Laboratory Animal Science. Coordinator of the ICLAS Network for Promoting Animal Quality in Research. Charter Diplomate of the European College for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ECLAM).). Principal Investigator of research projects since 1992. Responsible of a group of research on digestive diseases since 1999. Interests in research: neurogastroenterology, mast cells, microbiota, IBD, IBS.