Doctor of Medicine, University Chile, 1957.
Assistant professor, Institute Physiology, Medical School, U. Chile, 1965;
chairman, Institute Physiology U. Austral, Chile, 1965-1973;
professor physiology depts physiology and biophysics, Sch Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, since 1974. Past member biochemistry endocrinology study section, science advisory board Primate Center Wisconsin, 1979-1989. Ad hoc member National Institutes of Health/National Science Foundation study section.
Science advisor Chiron Corporation, 1988-1994.
Member International Brain Research Organisation, Endocrine Society, International Society Neuroendocrinology, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, Society Study Reproduction, Society Neurosci.
Married Norma Basualto, January 7, 1956. Children: Miguel, Eduardo, Andres.