Dr. Alejandro Rodríguez Molinero, MD/PhD, graduated in medicine at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), in 2001. In 2005, he attended the Academic Program in the Medical Specialties in Geriatric Medicine and Paliative Care at the Brookdale Department of Geriatric and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. In 2006, he completed the specialisation in Geriatrics at the Hospital Central de la Cruz Roja in Madrid. In 2009 he was awarded the PhD degree in Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the UAM, Spain. In 2010 he was appointed Adjunct Professor in Gerontechnology at the School of Engineering and Informatics, NUI Galway, Irelend.
He has devoted his clinical work and research to the care of the elderly. As a clinician he is on duty physician at the Geriatric Acute Unit of the Hospital Clínico, Barcelona and he works as an attending physician in the Geriatrics service of the Fundación Hospital Comarcal Sant Antoni Abat, where he also manages the Gerontechnology research line. As researcher he has worked in 4 European research projects (FP6, FP7, AAL).
He has leaded the application of kinematic sensors to symptoms detection in Parkinson’s patient in two previous projects. He is the first inventor of recent patents applications (US and Europe) on ON/OFF detection in PD.