Birth: September 17, 1961, Caçapava, SP, Brazil.
Citizenship: Italian and Brazilian.
Physician MD: State University of Campinas Medical School – Brazil (1979-1984).
Residency in Pediatrics: State University of Campinas Medical School (1985-1987).
Pediatric Allergy-Immunology Fellowship: State University of Campinas Medical School (1987-
1990), board certified.
Master in Immunology MSc: Institute of Biology, State University of Campinas (1987-1990).
PhD in Pharmacology PhD: Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo (1990-1994).
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical
Center, Worcester, MA, USA (1995-1997). Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Edwin Newburger.
Professor of Immunology and Experimental Medicine Chair: Department of Immunology,
Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo. Head, Center of Human Immunology.
Senior Investigator, Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of São Paulo.
Co-Director: Jeffrey Modell Center Sao Paulo.
President: Latin American Society of Primary Immunodeficiencies (www.lasid.org)
Editorial Boards: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Editorial Board), Journal of Clinical
Immunology (Editorial Board), Frontiers in Immunology (Associate Editor), Allergologia et
Immunopathologia (Editorial Board).
Clinical Immunology Society (Appointed Councilor)
Member: American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Immunology (Primary Immunodeficiency
Committee), World Allergy Organization (Primary Immunodeficiency Committee), European
Society of Primary Immunodeficiencies (ESID, Clinical Work Party), Brazilian Group of Primary
Immunodeficiency (Executive Committee), USIDNET (Advisory Board), IPOPI (Medical advisory
board), Brazilian Society of Allergy and Immunopathology (Head of Primary Immunodeficiency
Committee), Brazilian Society of Pediatrics (Head of Immunology Section).