Profesor de Fisiología y Farmacología de la Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Brasil.
M.D., University of Buenos Aires, 1961
Ph.D., University of Buenos Aires, 1962
Postdoctoral training at the Brain Research Institute, U.C.L.A., with Jose P. Segundo (1962?1963) and John D. Green (1963?1964)
Major Research Interests
Learning and Memory. Neuropsychiatry of Memory Disorders.
· Research Assistant, Institute of General Anatomy and Embryology, University of Buenos Aires, 1957?1960; Service of Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, Military Hospital, Buenos Aires, 1960?1961.
· Instructor, Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, 1962?1965
· Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, 1965?1966.
· Professor, Department of Pharmacology, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Cordoba, Argentina, 1966?1974; Institute of Biosciences, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 1973?1975; Department of Physiology, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, 1975?1978; Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 1978?1990).
Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine and Head of the Memory Center, Brain Institute, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) (since 2004).
Senior Researcher (Pesquisador I?A), National Research Council of Brazil (CNPq), since 1976.
Member of Academies
Corresponding Member, Argentine Academy of Medical Sciences (1977)
Corresponding Member, Brazilian Academy of Sciences (1977)
Full Member, New York Academy of Sciences (1984)
Full Member, Brazilian Academy of Sciences (1985) (Member of the Board since 2004)
Full Member, Latin American Academy of Sciences (1990)
Full Member, Rio Grande do Sul Academy of Medicine (2006)
Foreign Member, National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. (2007)
Fellow, Academy of Sciences of the developing World (TWAS) (2007)