Manuel Estrada received his PhD degree in Biomedical Sciences from Universidad de Chile in 2003. From 2003 to 2006, he served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Pharmacology, Medical School at Yale University. Since 2006 he has been an Associate Professor of Physiology at the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Chile. His research interests include rapid androgen effects and cardiomyocyte metabolic adaptations to hypertrophy. He is an author of many papers published in international peer-reviewed journals, and his presence is often requested as an Invited Speaker in congresses and diverse scientific meetings.