Rafael Bonfante-Cabarcas

Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado, Venezuela

Personal Data. Full name: Rafael Armando Bonfante-Cabarcas Work Address: Av. Libertador con Andrés Bello, Decanato de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Centro Occidental “Lisandro Alvarado”. Barquisimeto, Estado Lara, Venezuela. Postal code: 3001. Phones: 58-251-2591854, 58-416-5572004 E-mail: rcabarca@ucla.edu.ve; rafaelabc@hotmail.com Work Scientific Area: Chagas’disease, Molecular Pharmacology, Neurotransmitter Receptors. Professional Background • MD at School of Medicine, Universidad Centro-Occidental Lisandro Alvarado, Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela, 1985. • PhD at Instituto de Biofísica "Carlos Chagas Filho", Universidad Federal de Río de Janeiro. Río de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil and School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA, 1997. • Post-Doctoral Fellow at Cardiac Molecular Electrophysiology Lab.Instituto de Biofísica "Carlos Chagas Filho". Universidad Federal de Río de Janeiro. Río de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil, 1998 Current Positions • Full Professor at the Department of Functional Science, School of Medicine, Universidad Centroccidental “Lisandro Alvarado”, Barquisimeto, Venezuela. • Director of the Biochemistry Research Unit, Universidad Centroccidental “Lisandro Alvarado”, Barquisimeto, Venezuela. • Scientific Researcher recognized by the National Observatory of Science and Technology. Science and Technology Minister, Caracas, Venezuela. Scientific Activities. • Field Editor of Investigación Clínica Journal. • Referee of Life Science, Revista Española de Cardiología, Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Investigación Clínica, Boletin de Postgrado, Fonacit and Universidad Centroccidental “Lisandro Alvarado”. • Thesis Advisor: MD (11), MD specialization (7), MSc (3), PhD (6). Awards • International (n=1), national (n=6) and state (n=11) scientific awards. Full papers: 51. Congress presentations: 134.

Biography Updated on 18 October 2012

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