Facundo Manes is an Argentine neurologist and neuroscientist. He is president of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Aphasia, Dementia and Cognitive Disorders. He graduated from the School of Medicine of the Universidad de Buenos Aires and received his PhD in Science from the University of Cambridge, England. After completing his postgraduate training in the United States and England, he returned to Argentina, where he created the Institute of Cognitive Neurology (INECO), which he currently directs, and the Neurosciences Institute of the Fundación Favaloro in the city of Buenos Aires. Both institutes are international leaders in original scientific publications in cognitive neurosciences.