Aída B. Falcón de Vargas, MD, PhD is a Honorary Professor (Clinical Genetics Unit) at the Venezuelan Central University. Dr. Vargas received her MD degree from the Venezuelan Central University, her PhD from the Institute of Child Health at the University of London. She did her residency at the Hospital Vargas de Caracas/ Vargas Medical School. Dr. Vargas expertise is Clinical and Molecular Genetics, Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics. Dr. Vargas has served on several editorial boards including the Venezuelan Genetics Society Publications, Journal of The Venezuelan Medical Federation, the Journal Acta Científica Venezolana, The Venezuelan Society of Internal Medicine and the Journal of the Medical Faculty, Venezuelan Central University. Dr. Vargas is author and co-author in numerous publications.
Dr. Vargas is a member of several professional organizations including the Venezuelan Genetics Society (where she also served as President and Secretary General), the Hospital Vargas de Caracas Medical Society, Internal Medicine Venezuelan Society, ASOVAC Venezuelan Science Society, Latin-American Genetics Society, the International Genetics Association, Dermatoglyphics International Association, British Clinical Genetics Society, Clinical Pathology Venezuelan Society, European Genetics Society, Clinical Genetics Colombian Society, Latin American Genetic Association (RELAGH). Dr. Vargas is a fellow of the American College of Physician-American Society of Internal Medicine, corresponding member of the American College of Medical Genetics , President of the Venezuelan Human Genetic Society , Vice President of the Latin American Genetic Association (RELAGH) and President Elect of the the Latin American Genetic Association (RELAGH).