Head of the Pole Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Dr. Álvaro Rendón is a Biologist, graduated from the Faculty of Sciences of UNAM. He obtained his State Doctorate at the Faculté des Sciences de Strasbourg (France). He is currently Professor Emeritus at the University Pierre et Marie Curie (Sorbonne) France. Dr. Rendón is one of the founders of the Institut de la Vision (Paris, France), one of the largest comprehensive vision research institutes in Europe. Director of Research Emeritus at the CNRS in France at the Sorbonne University. Current European Coordinator of Science, Technology, and Innovation of the Europe Region of the Mx Global Network.
Current research area: Rol of the dystrophies in the development, physiology, and vascular pathology of the visual system; vascular and neuroglial remodeling in the retina after diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration linked to aging".