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Rodolfo de Paula Vieira


Universidade Brasil. Campus São Paulo  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Graduated in Physical Education (Univap 1998-2001), Master in Biological Sciences (Univap 2001-2003), Doctorate in Pathology (CAPES Scholarship, USP School of Medicine 2004-2007) and Post-Doctorate in Physical Activity and Pulmonary Immunopathology (FAPESP Scholarship , Faculdade de Medicina USP 2008-2009), Post-Doctorate in Asthma Immunology (Deutsche Forchungsgemeinschaft Contract 2009-2010) from Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg - Germany, Post-Doctorate in Physical Activity and Pulmonary Immunopathology (European Respiratory Award Scholarship Society/Marie Curie Foundation/European Union 2010-2011). He was a visiting researcher at the Department of Pulmonology at the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg in Germany (June 2010 until May 2011) and a research associate in the same department (June 2011 until December 2011). He is the researcher responsible for the project "Effects of aerobic physical training on lung changes induced by different products of air pollution" funded by the MCT / CNPq that is part of the (INCTs-National Institutes of Science and Technology). Since April/2014 he is the author and responsible for the Young Researcher Project FAPESP 2012/15165-2 entitled "Role of purinergic and SOCS-JAK-STAT signaling in the anti-inflammatory effects of aerobic training in experimental models of asthma and in asthmatic individuals" , from where he obtained resources to set up the Laboratory of Pulmonary Immunology and Exercise (LABPEI) in the city of São José dos Campos. He is currently director of the Brazilian Institute of Teaching and Research in Pulmonary and Exercise Immunology (IBEPIPE). He is coordinator of LABPEI (, which is the functional arm of IBEPIPE, developing clinical and experimental research works, focusing on cellular and molecular immunological aspects involved both in the pathophysiology of lung diseases and in the effects of physical exercise in lung diseases. Furthermore, research in the area of #8203;#8203;exercise immunology, which is carried out with professional and amateur athletes and different sports teams, is included in the laboratory's research focus. Advisor of the master's and doctoral programs in Human Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences at UNIFESP (and collaborating professor) and the master's and doctorate in Human Movement and Rehabilitation at Unievangélica and also the professional master's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Unievangelical. He has been a CNPq level 2 research productivity fellow since 2016. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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