Dr. Armando Pineda Velez studied Medicine at the UNAM Faculty of Mexico in Mexico City. As undergraduate, Dr. Pineda Velez participated extensively in clinical research projects such as: Fetal Brain Monitoring, Pre Columbian Ancient Medicine in the Americas, Mayan Medicine, Cancer Research and alternative medicine. He is Founder of the Mexican Institute of Cardiology and Master Teacher of the American Academy of Medical Sciences. During his training in Nuclear Medicine, Dr. Pineda Velez became part of the Mexican team of researchers lead by Drs. Luis Gonzalez Barcenas and Felipe Gordon, who helped Dr. Andrew V. Schally establish and label the entire repertoire
of Hypothalamic Releasing Factors (LHRH, FSHRH, etc). Dr. Pineda Velez’s fascination with the studies of Dr. Brown Sequard (France) and Dr. Gregorio Maranon (Spain) who pursued hormone replacement therapy at the turn of the 20th century, and later with the clinical research of Dr. Paul Niehans (Switzerland) on human hormonal replacement, anti aging and regenerative medicine led Dr. Pineda Velez to turn his attention to regenerative medicine.