Nahum Mendez-Sanchez is a Doctor of medicine specialized in gastroenterology and hepatology. He received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in medical science at the School of Medicine UNAM, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, and Postdoctorate at Harvard University, USA. He is Member of the National System of Investigators (SNI) Level 2 from the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), Mexico. He is a Professor for the M.S. and Ph.D. Medical Science programs at the School of Medicine, UNAM. Currently, he is the Director of Biomedical Research Foundation and Director of Médica Sur Clinic Foundation, as well as the General Coordinator of the Research Committee in Human Studies as well as the Ethics, Biosecurity, and Research Committees of the above-mentioned Foundation. He is a member of 18 medical associations, both domestic and international, Editor of Annals of Hepatology journal and of the Médica Sur Research Magazine, member of editorial committee of different domestic and international magazines as well as and reviewer of various committees and domestic and international journals. Among his awards we may mention: honors in his B.S. degree, M.S. degree, and Ph.D. degree by the School of Medicine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico as well as the “Gabino Barreda” medal award. He has been President of the Asociación Mexicana de Hepatología (Hepatology Mexican Association) and currently the Vice President of the Asociación Latinoamericana de Hepatología (Latin-American Hepatology Association). He was the winner by the Academia Nacional de Medicina (National Medicine Academy), just to name a few. In scientific production terms, he is the author of 12 published books, has written 121 chapters for several books, and has 217 published articles in domestic and international journals.
Biography Updated on 6 August 2013