Dr. Aldo Coleoni, born in Cordoba, Argentina on November 18, 1938. Present position: Full Professor, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, School of Chemical Sciences at the Natl. University of Cordoba. Established Investigator from the Argentine Natl. Res. Council (CONICET). Academic Degrees: Biochemist in 1964 and Dr in Biochemistry in 1970, Institute of Chemical Sciences. Previous positions: Research Associate in the Thyroid Study Unit, The University of Chicago, USA (1976/78; 86/87). Director of the Postgraduate Dept. and Chief of the Dept. of Clinical Biochemistry (School of Chemical Sciences). Member of the Assesment Committee of the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil). Member of the Board on Medical Sciences of the Secretary of Sciences and Technology (Natl. Univ. of Cordoba);of the Research Council of Sciences and Technology (CONICOR) and the Natl. Agency for the Promotion of Science and Technology (FONCYT). Honorary Member of the Public Health Ministery of Cordoba for the implementation of the Screening for Neonatal Hypothyroidism. Publication: 36 in international journal and book chapters. Prizes and awards: First Prize in Medicine (Univ. of Buenos Aires); First prize of the Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Cordoba (twice); Prize to the Scientific Production (CONICOR) and to the Academic Excellence (Natl. Univ. of Cordoba) (twice); LATS award. Member of the Executive Committee of the Society of Biology of Cordoba, and LATS. ; member of Organizing Program Committees in local, national and international scientific congresses. Director of fellowships and 4 approved Doctoral Thesis. Member of the Jury for Doctoral Thesis and Professor contest in Argertina.