Dr. Gutierrez de Piñeres is an advisor to the Company in the areas of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other dementia and neurocognitive disorders. She has over 12 years of experience in scientific research of psychological processes in normal and pathological conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other dementia and neurocognitive disorders.
She holds a Ph.D. in Oriented Applied Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Maimonides, Buenos Aires, Argentina; a M.A. in Forensic Psychology from the University of Saint Thomas, Bogota, Colombia; a specialization in Clinical Evaluation and Treatment from the Konrad Lorenz University Foundation, Bogota, Colombia; and a B.A. in Psychology from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia.
Since 2015, Dr. Gutierrez de Piñeres has been a consultant in psychology and neurosciences for Lemaitre Consultants as well as a consultant for the Colombian Defense Research Unit (UID). Since 2011 she has been the Scientific Director and founder of GNAC (Group of Applied Cognitive Neuroscience of Colombia), and since 2012 a Scientific Advisor for INDE (National Institute of Dementia) in Bogota, Colombia. She conducts private practice in neurocognitive evaluation, rehabilitation and forensic neuropsychology.
She has appeared as an expert witness in many high profile and pro bono court cases applying her knowledge of forensic psychology and neuropsychology perspectives to memory and testimony. She has published over 17 journal articles and book chapters based on her research in neuropsychology, mind theory, forensic psychology, and normal/pathological psychological processes, among other topics.