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U.S. Scientist Appointed Corresponding Member of Cuban Academy of Sciences

HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 4, (RHC), -- The Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC) has a new Corresponding Member, Doctor of Sciences Mark Rasenick, a distinguished Professor of Physiology, Biophysics and Psychiatry at the University of Illinois, Chicago, U.S.A.

The U.S. Doctor obtained the unanimous vote of his Cuban colleagues in the most recent plenary meeting of the Cuban Academy, which gives this category to foreign non-resident personalities for their outstanding contribution to scientific development.

Rasenick’s name was proposed at the meeting by Doctor of Sciences Pedro Valdes, deputy general director of the Cuban Center for Neurosciences, who argued about his research results.

Among them, he mentioned the G protein signaling and cytoskeleton, and its relationship with neurodegenerative disorders, mood and normal functioning of the human brain.


Edited by Juan Leandro
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