César Payán, MD, PhD

Geneticist and Doctor of Biomedical Sciences. He is a professor of molecular biology and embryology at the Universidad Nacional, Sede de La Paz, Colombia. His research focuses on understanding the causal molecular pathways of the development of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s Disease and some phenotypes of the fragile X syndrome. In a broader way he is interested in understanding the molecular mechanisms of aging.