Constantino Sotelo#

Constantino Sotelo
Email:constantino.sotelo 'at'
Membership Number:482
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE

Present and Previous Positions
  • Chercheur Emerite CNRS at the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), UMR S968, Institut de la Vision, Department of Biology of Development, F-75012 Paris (France)
  • Present Position: Director of the “Catedra de Neurobiologia del Desarrollo Profesora Remedios Caro Almela”, Neurosciences Institute, Miguel Hernandez University and CSIC, San Juan de Alicante (Spain)
  • 1994-1998: Director of the "Federative Institute of Neuroscience Pitié-Salpêtrière"
  • 1959-1961: Scholarship CSIC, Instituto Cajal Madrid (Spain) (Prof. F de Castro). Preparation of my MD thesis at the Complutense University of Madrid
  • 1991: "Directeur de Recherche Classe Exceptionnelle" CNRS (DRE)
  • 1979-2003: Director of the INSERM Unit 106. Since 1986 the laboratory was located at the Hôpital de la Salpêtrière - 47 bld de l'Hôpital - 75651 Paris Cedex 13 – France
  • 1965-1967: Research Fellow, Department of Anatomy, Harvard Medical School (Prof. S.L. Palay)
  • 1964: "Attaché de Recherche" CNRS (National Center of Scientific Research). Faculty of Sciences, University of Paris (Prof. J. Taxi)
  • 1963: M.D. Neurosciences, University Complutense, Madrid (Spain)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Neuronal plasticity: neuron-to-neuron interactions in cerebellar grafting
  • Axonal regeneration in the central nervous system, particularly in cerebellum

Honours and Awards
  • 1985: The Joannidès Prize (Académie des Sciences de Paris, France) (shared with Dr Henri Korn)
  • 1993: International Prize of the IPSEN FOUNDATION on "Neuronal Plasticity" (shared with Profs. Per Andersen and Masao Ito)
  • 1998: Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Sevilla (Spain)
  • 2001: Cajal Medal and Krieg International Kudos (Prize delivered by the Cajal Club)
  • 2001: Prize A. de Betancourt-Perronet
  • 2007: Foreign Correspondent Member of the “Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales” (Spain)

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