Aurora Pujol

Aurora PujolDoctor Aurora Pujol is an ICREA senior researcher at the Medical and Molecular Genetics Centre at Duran i Reynals Hospital and is working on a project on X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy.

After completing her undergraduate work in Medicine at the Autonomous Univeristy of Barcelona in 1993, she went on to earn her doctorate in Biology at Ruprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg in 1997. In 2002 she was awarded a bachelor’s degree in Genetic Medicine Consultancy from Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg.

She has been a research lecturer with ICREA since 2005, acting as the head of the IDIBELL research group in neurometabolic diseases. She has made 13 presentations at professional conferences and has published over 20 articles in scientific publications. She has been the chairwoman of the scientific committee of the Spanish chapter of the European Association against Leukodystrophy since 2006.