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Augusto César Penalva de Oliveira, MD, PhD PDF Print E-mail

ImageAugusto César Penalva de Oliveira, MD, PhD
Clinical Research Unit in Human Retrovirology
University of Campinas
Institute of Infectious Diseases Emílio Ribas
Coordinator of the Neurology Department
Alameda dos Jurupís, 657 – cj 14
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Post code – 04088-002
Tel (55-11) 5052 2439
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Augusto César Penalva de Oliveira received his MD from Santa Casa Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil in 1988. He then completed one year of internal medicine before completing residency in neurology at University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. After that he spent a year at the same place doing a fellowship in neuropsychology and infectious disease of CNS, before going to Middlesex Hospital, London to work with Professor Michael J. G. Harrison in the beginning 1994. Returning to Brazil he started working in the Clinical Research Unit in Human Retrovirology, University of Campinas and Institute of Infectious Diseases Emílio Ribas, São Paulo Brazil, as the Coordinator of Neurology Department, since 1998. He is a collaborator of the Ministry of Health, in the SDT/AIDS National Coordination and Epidemiological National Center in the Meningitis and Emerging Infections Divisions. Dr. Penalva de Oliveira is the Director of the Brazilian Office of the Pan-American Society for Neurovirology, inaugurated in 2006.