Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto (FMRP)
(Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Degree in Medicine (MD) from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (1996), Dermatologist from the HU-UFJF (1999) and DOCTORATE (PhD) in Clinical Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto-USP (2003) and POST-DOCTORATE ( Post-PhD) by the ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER OF UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM at the Laboratory of Experimental Dermato-Immuno-Pathology. Since 2015, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Department of Medical Clinic, Ribeirão Preto Medical School - USP. Coordinator of the HEALTH & HANSENIASIS LABORATORY - FMRP-USP since 2004. President of the Brazilian Society of Leprosy 2012-2014 and 2015-2017. Coordinator National Reference Center for Sanitary Dermatology - Leprosy HCFMRP-USP. Current Full Member of the Graduate Committee on Medical Clinic of FMRP-USP and of the Department Council. Has experience in Medicine, focusing on Dermatology, acting on research lines HEALTH (1) and HEALTH / DERMATOLOGY (2), covering the following subjects: (1) Leg ulcer, Diabetes mellitus, New healing stimulants ( Latex biomembrane, Therapeutic laser, Low intensity ultrasound, plant extracts), experimental models, healing immunobiology, mesenchymal stem cells; guided bone regeneration and latex allergy (2) leprosy - skin immunomarkers of neuropathy and pathophysiology, in addition to assessing the importance of Sanitary Dermatology in primary health care; practical theoretical training in the field in several states of the country (PA; PE; PI; TO; RR; BA; DF and MT). (3) New methodologies for testing Safety and Efficacy in cosmetic products such as clinical and HUMAN EX-VIVO SKIN tests. Since 2008 involved with TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT of the ex vivo HOSEC model - model for its various applications and implications, in addition to partnerships with public and private companies. Board Member of ILA - International Leprosy Association. In 2018, we began development of the SKIN ULTRASOUND area to improve the diagnosis of skin lesions and their differential diagnoses, correlating clinic, dermatoscopy, ultrasound and histopathology to residents and students.
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