Dr. Umberto León-Domínguez is a lecturer and researcher in clinical neuropsychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Monterrey School of Health Sciences (Mexico). He also works as a consultant for the Center for Brain Injury Rehabilitation (CRECER) in Seville, Spain, specializing in the implementation of multidisciplinary neurorehabilitation programs and brain research. In addition, Dr. León-Domínguez serves as an advisor in the assessment and rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy at the Instituto Nuevo Amanecer in Monterrey, Mexico. He has collaborated with the Neurotraumatology ICU and Anaesthesiology Department at the Virgen del Rocío University Hospital in Seville, Spain on numerous studies related to consciousness. In addition to these and other publications, he is currently active in the Neuropsychology and Brain Injury research group at the University of Seville and the University of Monterrey Biomedical Engineering Department, helping design and develop medical devices for the assessment of neurological disorders. Dr. León-Domínguez has also worked in the Department of Psychiatry at the Autonomous University of Madrid Medical School (Spain), treating anxiety disorders with bio-feedback.
A primary focus of his research has been on neural networks associated with consciousness. His experience as a clinical neuropsychologist also fostered his growing interest in the diagnosis, prognosis and rehabilitation of acquired brain injury and brain disorders. Two other research interests include high-order cognitive processes and innovation in clinical neurology.