logo logo

Felipe Vadillo-Ortega

Felipe Vadillo-Ortega, Bolivian biochemist. Achievements include a novel molecular mechanism that explains the premature rupture of membranes, a human disease theat complicates 10% of all pregnancies in Mexico. Biotechnology fellow Rockefeller Foundation, 1992-1994; recipient Research National prize NAt. System Researchers, since 1990.

Background

  • Vadillo-Ortega, Felipe was born on May 5, 1959 in Mexico D.F., Mexico. Son of Felipe Vadillo-Sanchez and Emma (Martinez) Ortega.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Sch Medicine, 1983; Doctor of Philosophy, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Sch Medicine, 1988; Posrgrad., University Pennsylvania, 1993.

    Career

    • Associate researcher Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico D.F., Mexico, 1987-1988. Professor Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México School Medicine, Mexico, since 1980. Titular researcher Institute National Perinatology, Mexico, 1988, head department biochemistry Mexico, since 1988.

      Professor University Iberoamericana, Mexico D.F., 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include a novel molecular mechanism that explains the premature rupture of membranes, a human disease theat complicates 10% of all pregnancies in Mexico.

    Works

    • Contributor 45 scientific papers to professional publications.

    Membership

    Member Association Mexicana Ginecologia y Obstericia, Association Mexicana Bioquimica, Society Gynecologic Investigation.

    Connections

    • Married Georgina Gonzalez, December 10, 1985 (division December 1993). Children: Santiago, Sebastian.

      Married Ernestina Polo, September 1995.
    • child: Santiago Vadillo-Ortega
    • child: Sebastian Vadillo-Ortega
    • mother: Emma (Martinez) Ortega
    • spouse: Georgina Gonzalez
    • spouse: Ernestina Polo
    • father: Felipe Vadillo-Sanchez
    See on larger map
    Born March 5, 1959
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Sch Medicine
    • 1988
      Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Sch Medicine
    • 1993
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1980
      professor, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México School Medicine
      Mexico
    • 1987 - 1988
      Associate, researcher Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
      Mexico
    • 1988
      titular researcher, Institute National Perinatology
      Mexico