Nahum Mendez-Sanchez was the winner by the Academia Nacional de Medicina (National Medicine Academy), just to name a few. He has been President of the Mexican Association of Hepatology and the Latin American Association for Study of the Liver. Governor of Mexico of the ACG. Founding Editor of Annals of Hepatology journal and of the Medica Sur Research Journal. His research fields are Obesity and Metabolic syndrome associated with liver and gastrointestinal diseases (Fatty Liver, liver cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma and gallstone disease).