Where were you born?
What school did you attend?
Faculty of Medicine, National University of the Northeast, Argentina (M.D.); Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana (Ph.D. in Pharmacology)
What gained you interest in the NIH?
The NIH is the premier biomedical research institution in the USA and it also serves as a model for biomedical research around the world. It provides research support and training opportunities for physicians and non-physician scientists and in doing so contributes to progress in understanding human diseases and finding new treatments and cures.
What kind of work do you do at the NIH?
I work in the field of Clinical Pharmacology, teaching and implementing the principles of new drug development and rational use of medications for the treatment of human diseases. I also serve as a teacher and mentor to medical students, graduate students pursuing a Ph.D. degree, and postdoctoral fellows in training at the NIH. In addition, I serve as a consultant to clinical investigators at the NIH and collaborate in the design and implementation of clinical research protocols.