Saúl Balagura was born in Cali, Colombia. Throughout his life he has moved in parallel universes of arts and sciences. He holds a M.D. from Universidad del Valle [Colombia], a Ph.D. in Psychology from Princeton University and a Neurosurgery degree from Albert Einstein Medical Center in New York. His scientific work has been published in many prestigious journals including Science, Amer. J. Physiol., J. Comp.Physiol.Psychol., Physiol.Behav., Surgical Neurol., Neurosurgery.
His artistic output has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States. He participated for a decade in the Live Poets’ Society in Santa Fe, NM. He currently has a studio in Houston, TX.