Edgar M. Carvalho
Federal University of Bahia Medical School
Edgar M. Carvalho is Professor of Medicine of the Federal University of Bahia Medical School and Senior Investigator of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. He is a clinic immunologist with expertise in the pathogenesis, Immunology and therapy of tropical diseases mainly in leishmaniasis, helminthic infections and Human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1 infection). He has developed the facilities to follow a large amount of patients as well as carriers in the endemic areas of the Schistosoma mansoni and Leishmania braziliensis infection and in a HTLV-1 clinic at the University Hospital of Federal University of Bahia.
Imunopathogenesis, host and parasite interaction