I have obtained financial support from international and national agencies such as Flemish Community and the Ara-Parseghian Medical Research Foundation, FONDECYT, FONDAP, Millennium Scientific Initiative and FONDEF, FONDEFidea and CORFO. I was the Director of the Millenium Nucleus in Regenerative Biology (MINREB) from Dec 2013- to March 2017. Currently, I am a senior research investigator in the CARE center for aging and regeneration (CONICYT PIA /BASAL PFB 12), I am running the FONDECYT grant 1171137 (2017-2021) and I am the director of the P19 project of IFAN consortium on functional food (CORFO).