Ricardo Mostany, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, was born in Palencia, a city of about eighty thousand people in the North of Spain. He obtained his BS in Biology from the University of Leon where he also pursued a PhD in Neurobiology. After his graduation he moved to the North coast as a postdoctoral trainee in the department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Universidad de Cantabria in Santander. Ricardo continued his postdoctoral training in the department of Neurology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He joined Tulane in 2012.