Prof. Villemagne graduated Cum Laude in 1983 from the Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Nuclear Medicine in 1984 and continued his post-graduate studies at the Division of Nuclear Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. He subsequently furthered his molecular neuroimaging training at NIDA (NIH), and at the University of Melbourne, in 2020, he joined the Dept of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. With an h-index of 80, he has authored or co-authored several books and more than 430 original research publications. Among other honors, he has received the de Leon Prize in Neuroimaging (2013), the Christopher Clark Award for the Continuing Advancement in the Field of Human Amyloid Imaging, (2014), and the Kuhl-Lassen award by the Society of Nuclear Medicine (2018). Since 2016 he has been recognized as one of The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds based on his citations being in the top 1% in the world in the field of Neuroscience.