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Presenter: Marcelo, Radisic, , Argentina
Authors: Marcelo Radisic, Guilherme Santoro-Lopes, Alejandro Marcel Hasslocher-Moreno, Wanessa Clemente
This webinar will discuss a case of skin lesions, cytopenia and fever in a transplant recipient from Latin-America. Differential diagnosis, investigation approach and management will be discussed by a panel of experts.
Dr. Wanessa Trindade Clemente is a Professor at the School of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, of Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil, and Ph.D. in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine.
Her professional expertise and interest is in Transplant Infection, Quality and safety in transplantation, Zoonoses, Travel, and Tropical Medicine, and applied Microbiology related to Healthcare infections.
She is currently the Secretary/Treasurer of TID section of TTS. She is the advisor of the Brazilian Transplant Infection Committee for the National Transplant Program.
Dr. Clemente is a member of ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Compromised Hosts - ESGICH, a board member (Secretary) of the Transplant Infectious Diseases Committee (COINT) of the Brazilian Society of Organ Transplantation (ABTO) and a board member (Co-chair) of the Committee on Transplant Infectious Diseases of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases (SBI) .
Marcelo Radisic, MD, was Head of Infectious Diseases at the Instituto de Trasplante y Alta Complejidad, the main transplantation program in Argentina, from 2012 to 2022 and is now Senior Consultant for the same institution. He is also Head of the Internal Medicine department at Sanatorio Finochietto in Buenos Aires. He is member of the Argentine Society of Infectious Diseases and the Transplant Infectious Diseases Society).
Guilherme Santoro-Lopes, MD, PhD, is a Professor of Infectious Diseases at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ- Brazil), Coordinator of the Transplant Infectious Diseases Team of the Hospital Universitário Clementino Fraga Filho (UFRJ). Co-Chair of the Transplant Infectious Diseases Committee (COINT) of the Brazilian Society of Organ Transplantation (ABTO); Chair of the Committee on Transplant Infectious Diseases of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases (SBI)
Alejandro Hasslocher. Physician and infectious disease specialist. MSc and PhD in Tropical Medicine. Research project addresses studies of survival curves in patients with Chagas disease, prognostic biomarkers, rates of progression to heart disease, etiological treatment with benznidazole, and etiologic post-treatment monitoring. He was Director of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases of the Osvaldo Cruz Foundation and invited consultant for the Chagas Disease program of the Brazilian Ministry of Health. He coordinated Fiocruz's Integrated Chagas Disease Program and the Network for healthcare and study of Trypanosoma cruzi / HIV co-infection and other immunosuppression conditions. Currently, he coordinates the Ibero-American Chagas Disease Network - NHEPACHA (New Tools for the Diagnosis and Evaluation of Patients), participates in the Technical-Administrative-Scientific Council of the T.cruzi/HIV Coinfection Network and is a member of the Brazilian Society of Medicine Tropical.
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