Carlos Fernandez-Viadero

Parayas Psychiatric Hospital, Spain

Carlos Fernandez-Viadero study at the School of Medicine, University of Cantabria, Spain. He received his medical degree in 1982. He made his training at Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital, Cantabria, Spain. He became a specialist in family medicine (1986) and geriatrics (2000). He received his Ph.D. degree in neural development at the School of Medicine, University of Cantabria, Spain (1991). His clinical activities after training period include primary care (1987–1990), geriatrician in nursing home for the elderly (1990–2008), and geriatrician at Parayas Psychiatric Hospital (after 2008). He has been an Honorary Professor at the Anatomy and Cell Biology Department, School of Medicine, University of Cantabria, Spain (since 1987), and an Associate Professor at the Psychobiology Department, School of Psychology, National Spanish Open University (UNED) (since 1992). He is a Member of the Spanish Geriatric Society and the Spanish Family Medicine Society. He is the author of many books chapters and many articles in peer review journals. He is invited in many conferences in gerontological congress. His research areas of interest actually include neurobiology of aging, advanced dementia, and cognition evaluation .

Biography Updated on 20 April 2010

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