Alberto Sainz Cort
Principal Scientist at Broughton
Alberto is a principal scientist in human studies at Broughton, a regulatory consultancy currently focused on EU and UK cannabis regulation. He holds a BSc in Psychology and an MSc in Neurosciences. He has been involved in cannabis and psychedelics research for a decade. Alberto started his research activities at the University of California, San Diego, and later at the Hospital Puerta de Hierro (Madrid, Spain), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Barcelona). There, he conducted research in multiple areas, including preclinical, clinical, behavioural, and genome-wide association studies. Many of these studies were also published in high-impact, specialized scientific journals. After academia, Alberto worked as a research scientist in the medical cannabis industry, conducting human studies and preparing applications for the Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices.