Jesús Ávila

Professor and Scientific Director of CIBERNED.

Jesús Ávila

Professor and Scientific Director of CIBERNED.

Jesús Avila is Professor “ad honorem” and former Director of the Center of Molecular Biology, Madrid, Spain and currently Scientific Director of CIBERNED. During the last forty years has been working on neuron cytoskeleton.

Now, he studies the role of tau protein in neurodegenerative disorders (tauopathies) like Alzheimer’s disease.

He is member of different Organizations like EMBO, AAAS, European Academy and the Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences; he is member of different Editorial Boards and has more than 500 publications, most of them related to Alzheimer’s disease.