Doctor Manes is a medical doctor from the University of Buenos Aires, and holds a PHD in Sciences from Cambridge University. He is the Dean and Professor at Favaloro University and Professor at the University of South Carolina, University of California San Francisco and the Macquarie University in Australia. He is the Founder and President of the Neurological Cognitive Institute (INECO). He is a Researcher at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) and at the Australian Research Council (ARC). He leads the applied research group for aphasia, dementia and cognitive disorders of the World Federation of Neurology.