Dr. Gabriel Guízar-Sahagún is a senior researcher at the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social. Dr. Guízar’s professional interest is basic and clinical research on spinal cord injury, mainly topics related to protection, reparative procedures, and rehabilitation. He earned his Masters and PhD degrees at the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Dr. Guízar is a national research scientist and an advisor of postgraduate students from UNAM and Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría universities. He has published 81 articles, seven chapters in books, and 92 abstracts in the memoirs of international meetings. Dr. Guízar has about 1050 citations to his scientific works, and 34 invited lectures on the topics of spinal cord injury, neural transplantation, neuroprotection, and rehabilitation.