ALBERTO VELEZ VAN MEERBEKE, M.D. M.Sc. Medical Doctor of the Universidad del Rosario in Bogota, Colombia with specialization in Pediatric Neurology of the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid Spain and Master in Epidemiology of the Universidad CES, Medellín, Colombia. He was previously the director of the Department of Neurosciences and the Department of Rehabilitation and Neurology, Puente del Común Clinic, National Rehabilitation Center (Teleton), Universidad de La Sabana. In addition, he has worked as Head of the pediatric Neurology Department of the Neurological Institute of Colombia, Director of the Research Office of the Medical College Universidad del Rosario and President of the Committee of Ethics in Research of this Institution. He is currently full professor and Director of the Neuroscience Center “Neurovitae” and coordinator of the neuroscience research group (NEUROS) of the Universidad del Rosario and editor of the Revista Ciencias de la Salud (Health Sciences Journal). His interest in research focuses on neurodevelopmental disorders, learning disabilities, neurogenetic disorders and epilepsy. He has participated in more than 100 publications in indexed journals, 27 book chapters and 7 books as well as multiple presentations at congresses and seminars.