Carlos Barajas-Lopez, PhD


Title: Professor
Company: Instituto Potosino de Investigacion Cientifica y Tecnologica
Location: San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Carlos Barajas-Lopez, PhD, Professor at Instituto Potosino de Investigacion Cientifica y Tecnologica, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in science education.

Dr. Barajas-Lopez is known for his many years of work in the medical education field, inspiring the minds and teaching the skills young medical professionals will need in their line of work. Since 2002, Dr. Barajas-Lopez has worked as an investigator and professor with the División de Biología Molecular at the Instituto Potosino de Ciéncia y Tecnológia. He has taught all over the world, including Queen’s University, McMaster University, Oregon Health Sciences University and the Autonomous National University of Mexico. These prestigious positions have also lead to opportunities as a presenter and conference attendee in his field.

The success of Dr. Barajas-Lopez’s career are aided by his own education. He received an MD from the National Autonomous University of Mexico in 1983. After this degree, he was awarded an honorary MSc from the department of physiology at the institution. He continued to complete a fellowship at McMaster University, another PhD in physiology from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and a fellowship with the Oregon Health Sciences University. Throughout his career, he has contributed to numerous articles, professional journals and scientific papers.

Dr. Barajas-Lopez has been recognized on numerous occasions for his work. In 2007, he was awarded a National Researcher Level 3 Scholarship from CONACYT. He has also received the Career Scientist Award from the Ontario Ministry of Health on more than one occasion and been the recipient of the Medical Research Council Fellowship for a number of years. In 1986, the University of Mexico selected him for an Honors Master Thesis. Throughout his career, he has maintained affiliation with a number of organizations that have aided in professional development. These include the American Digestive Disease Society, the Society for Neuroscience, the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society, the Sociedad de Biofisicos Latinoamericans and the Sociedad Mexicana de Ciencias Fisiologicas.

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