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Luis Miguel Francisco Gutiérrez Robledo studied Medicine at La Salle University and the Specialty in Internal Medicine at the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition "Salvador Zubirán" in Mexico.

In France he obtained the Specialty in Geriatrics at the University of Grenoble and has specialized university studies in Social Gerontology at the same University. Later he completed a Master's Degree in Biology of Aging at the University of Paris VII and a PhD in public health and epidemiology from the University of Bordeaux. He founded the Geriatrics Department of the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition "Salvador Zubirán" and headed it for 20 years. He was the Founding Director of the National Institute of Geriatrics at the National Institutes of Health.

He has been a visiting professor at the European Academy of Medicine of Aging, at the Universities of Sherbrooke  in Canada, Southern California (USC) and Texas (Medical Branch) in the United States, Geneva in Switzerland and Bordeaux, Toulouse and Grenoble in France. PAHO and WHO consultant and member of the Steering Committee of the Clinical Consortium on Aging of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics and WHO.

He has more than 280 publications in scientific journals and chapters in books (H index 48, more than 15,000 citations in Google scholar), as well as 27 edited books, most related to research in clinical geriatrics, Alzheimer's disease, nutrition of the older adult and the epidemiology of aging. He is a member of the National Academies of Medicine of Mexico and France and has been distinguished with the decorations of the Legion d’Honor and the Academic Palms, both in the degree of Knight by the government of the French Republic. In 2022 he has been recognized by the World Health Organization as one of the 50 global leaders of the movement for healthy aging.

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