Alvaro G. Estevez, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida. Dr. Estevez performed his graduate studies at the University of Buenos Aires and was a post-doctoral fellow with Dr. Joseph S. Beckman at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he become Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. Dr. Estevez was also a faculty member at the Weill Cornell Medical College, the Burke Medical Research Institute and Oregon State University. Dr. Estevez research focalizes on oxidative mechanisms of motor neurons death in ALS. He published over 60 papers and reviews and his work is founded by the NIH/NINDS.