Luis Sobrevia

Member of the Liaison Committee of the ISC Regional Focal Point for the Latin American and Caribbean Region

Luis Sobrevia holds a BSc in Biology and Natural Sciences, MSc in Physiological Sciences, and PhD in Physiology and Medical Sciences, with postdoctoral training in vascular physiology at King’s College London, University of London (UK). He holds a Diploma in Teaching from the Pontificia Universidad Católcia de Chile (PUC).

He is a Fellow of The Physiological Society (UK) (FTPS), a Fellow of the Academy of Physiology of the International Union of Physiological Sciences (FIUPS), a member of the Academy of Sciences of Latin America (ACAL), Professor of Molecular Physiology and Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine at PUC, Honorary Professor at University of Queensland (Australia), Universidad de Sevilla (Spain), and São Paulo State University (UNESP, Brazil), Distinguished Research Professor at TecSalud, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico), and Visiting Professor at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). He has tutored 69 graduate theses and 20 postdoctoral. He is the Director of the Cellular and Molecular Physiology Laboratory (CMPL) at PUC, Executive Editor and member of the editorial board of several scientific/medical journals, IUPS Representative to Americas, immediate past-President of the Chilean Society of Physiological Sciences (2021-2023) and President of the Latin-American Association of Physiological Societies (ALACF) (until 2023).

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