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Wilson Savino

Public contact information

Phone: 
+5521981828795
Address: 
Condominio Vale de Itaipu casa 216 It

Fellow
Savino
Wilson
Current position: 
Coordination of Strategies for Regional and National Integration of Fiocruz
Current nationality: 
Brazil
Current residence: 
Brazil
Affiliation/Institution: 
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Biodata: 
Savino was graduated in Biological Sciences at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (1974), got his MSc degree in Histology and Embryology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1979), PhD degree in Cell and Tissue Biology at the University of São Paulo (1982), and had a post-doc training in Cellular Immunology at Necker Hospital, Paris (1983-1985). Presently, he is full researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences; Editor-in-Chief of the journal NeuroImmunoModulation and Associated Editor of Frontiers in Immunology. He received international awards, namely the title of Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques (France), Doctor Honoris causa by Sorbonne Université (France), the Luis Federico Leloir Medal (Argentinian government), Guest of Honor (National University of Rosário, Argentina) and Eduardo Charreau Award (Argentinian Government). His research is focused in cellular immunology, with emphasis in cell migration in the hemopoietic system; neuroimmune interactions; cell therapy and immunotherapy in neuromuscular diseases.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
Keywords: 
thymus, lymphocyte migration, extracellular matrix, integrins, infectious diseases, neuroimmune interaction, cell therapy
Elected
2020
Place of Birth: 
Barra do Piraí
Country of birth: 
Brazil

Date of birth

20
December
1951
Section:
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Last updated on 31/07/2020