Roberto E. Sica, MD PhD Roberto Sica is currently Emeritus Professor at Buenos Aires University, Consultant Professor in Neurology and Secretary of the Scientific Department at the School of Medicine, Buenos Aires University. His current main research interest is related to the pathogenesis of human motoneurons’ diseases. He has previously been Full Professor of Clinical Neurology, School of Medicine, Buenos Aires University, and Chairman of the Department of Neurology, at the Ramos Mejía Hospital, Buenos Aires. He led the research team which described the different neurological manifestations of Chagas’ disease and contributed to the development of techniques able to explore and quantify, electrophysiologicaly, the skeletal muscle functions. He also served for 2 years as “Trustee” of the World Federation of Neurology and as President of The Scientific and Programme Committee of the XVIth World Congress of Neurology. He has been guest Professor at several universities and given named lectures at many institutions, universities and meetings, on, mainly, motor function and its disorders. Recently he took the position of “Adviser in Neurology” at the National Institute for Aged People of Argentina.
Biography Updated on 17 November 2011