Current photo: 
Photo credit: 
Gustavo F. Gonzales, Peru

Public contact information

Phone: 
(+51) 999-679-897
Address: 
Avenida Honorio Delgado 430, Urb. Ingenieria – San Martin de Porres – Lima – Peru

Fellow
Gonzales
Gustavo Francisco
Current position: 
Professor
Current nationality: 
Peru
Current residence: 
Peru
Affiliation/Institution: 
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Biodata: 
Gonzales has been professor for 42 years of the Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy of the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia (1979-2021) with a wide and recognized scientific career at national and international level from 1977 to the present day. Physician and biologist by profession, he is the first Doctor of Science at the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia (1985) and also holds a PhD in Medicine (1999) with a post-doctorate at Monash University, in Melbourne, Australia (1987-1988). He is an Academic of Number at both the National Academy of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences. During his 44 years of scientific life, he has devoted himself to research on the endocrine aspects of adaptation to high altitude in particular to the hormonal mechanisms that regulate erythropoiesis. In Peru, residents above 2000m account for 30% of the Peruvian population. Gonzales is the author of 355 scientific publications, including 12 books and 14 book chapters. He has received 72 national and international awards during his scientific career. He is a referee of more than 60 international journals. He has advised 30 Bachelor's, 19 Master's and 8 Doctor´s thesis.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
7 - Affordable and clean energy
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
13 - Climate action
Keywords: 
Peru, high altitude, endocrinology, environmental health, adaptation, anemia, health
Elected
2021

Date of birth

6
June
1955
Section:
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Last updated on 25/06/2021