Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira, Vice-President of Research and Biological Collections, Fiocruz
Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira, Ph.D. in Immunology from Johns Hopkins University, is a Professor at Fiocruz, Volunteer Professor at UFMG School of Nursing. Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and The World Academy of Sciences and Vice President of Research and Biological Collections of Fiocruz. He is a member of the Scientific Council of Keystone Symposia, of the Institute of Tropical Medicine of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Scientific Council of CSEM Brasil, Council of the Royal Society of Scientific Publications. CNPq Researcher 1A, UFMG Outstanding alumnus and Fellow of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FASTMH). His Studies focus on the analysis of human immune responses to infections in order to understand the role of different immunological mechanisms involved in the development of pathology and resistance, vaccines and diagnosis. He holds patents on vaccines and leads the clinical trial initiative against helminths. He has also published 331 articles in indexed journals. He supervised 29 master’s and 56 doctorate degree students, as well as 28 postdoctoral students. He is a partner of Nanomark, a company focused on developing new products that use nanocomposites for applications in various areas of health science.