January 2003 – July 2005. Currently forming part of a professional training period at the General Sleep Disorders Unit in service of the Clinical Neurophysiology of the Complejo Hospitalario de Toledo, in which I was in charge of evaluating patients with various sleep disorders particularly; apnoea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, REM nightmares, night-terrors, sleep paralysis, nocturnal epilepsy (55 of these patients suffer from chronic insomnia and are part of my research project), hypersomnia (2 publications) with the evaluation of more than 500 patients a year and 150 night polysomnographies a year.( Technical handling, recording and analysis). The technical handling and analysis of Multimodal evoked potentials (somatosensory, visual electroretinogram and trunk audiometry). While working at the Clinical Neurophysiology Service at the Toledo Hospital Complex I undertook a three-month July 2005- JULY de 2015, 10 YEARS professional experience in the Neurophysiology Clinic in the Private Medical Centre Virgen de la Caridad, in Cartagena, Murcia, Spain which works in conjunction with the Social Security hospitals, (Santa Maria del Rosell Hospital, Naval Hospital in Cartagena, and los Arcos Hospital in Santiago de la Ribera). During the last seven years in this Centre my work related to: 9 EEG. electroencephalography /week 45 EMG. electromyography/ week 1-2 PEAT evoked potential / week 20 PSGN polysomnography /week. Professional experience: Experience in the analysis of- electroencephalography ( young children and adults) and also: -polysomnography (System Medelec Profile y Medelec Synergy- Oxford. Keypoint Medtronic System (EMG). -Electromyography - Practical experience with analysis system PUM and sensory and motor conduction and also in electromyography. Medelec Synergy and Keypoint .-Oxford.
Neurology, Seminars of Neurology, Research Techniques in Neurology, Neurobiology of sleep, Physiology of excitable membranes, Inter-functional relation between the nervous and immune system.
Biography DR. MANUEL VELASCO STUDIES: HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE: Liceo Francisco de Miranda, Los Teques, Venezuela, 1962 UNIVERSITY: Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela, 1968 POSTGRADE STUDIES: Intern IN Medicina Interna (CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY), Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., USA. Fellowship IN Medicina Interna (CARDIOVASCULAR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY), Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga., USA Julio 1972 – Diciembre 1974. DOCTORATE IN MEDICAL SCIENCES: Universidad Nacional del Zulia, Maracaibo, Estado Zulia, Venezuela, 1979. POSITIONS: Jefe de Catedra de Farmacología, Escuela de Medicina Vargas, Caracas, Venezuela, 2001-2003 Jefe de Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Escuela de Medicina Vargas, Caracas, Venezuela, 2001-2003 Coordinador General, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela, 2002-2004 Director, Unidad de Farmacología Clínica, Hospital Vargas, Caracas, Venezuela, desde 1976 Director, Unidad de Hipertensión, Hospital Vargas, Caracas, Venezuela, desde 1985. Director, Unidad de Farmacología Clinica Cardiovascular y Respiratoria, Escuela de Medicina Vargas, Caracas, Venezuela, desde 2002
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Methodology in Radioisotopes, Advance course of Biostathistics, Medical course in Radioisotopes, Advance course of clinical pharmacology.