Professor Mauro Teixeira
Professor Immunology, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Specialty/Research area: Immunopharmacology
Mauro Teixeira obtained his PhD at the University of London and has worked in Brazil since 1997. He is a Professor of Immunology at the Department of Biochemistry and Immunology, UFMG, a full member of the Brazilian Academy of Science, of the National Order of Scientific Merit and of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). He works in the field of inflammation with particular emphasis on the role of chemoattractant molecules and resolution of inflammation for leukocyte accumulation and tissue damage during infection and chronic inflammation. He is currently Vice-President of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (Regional MG/CW), Member of the Scientific Commission of Anvisa (CCVISA) Past-president of the Brazilian Society of Pharmacology (SBFTE) and President of the Brazilian Society of Inflammation.