Toni is an M.D. Ph.D specialized in genetics and genomics of rare diseases. He has been working in the field of neuromuscular disorders from the translational perspective of the pipeline, from basic science to the development of cell and animal models and clinical research.
After working in Columbia University in New York on mitochondrial disorders from 1998 to 2001, he moved to Barcelona to create the Neuromuscular Lab at the Vall d’Hebron Research Institute where he became Director of the Neurosciences Research Program.
He has also been extremely active in the field of policy-making, and held positions as the Director of the Spanish National Institute of Health Carlos III, as well as the Director General for Research and Innovation at the Catalan Ministry of Health.