Actual position: Associate Professor of Medicine at The University of Sao Paulo (USP), School of Medicine. Internal Medicine Department - Endocrinology Division. Positions: Professor at graduation course, post-graduation adviser, physician in charge of inpatients and Principal investigator of Genetic-Endocrinology Unit. Member of International Advisory Committee (IAC) of The Endrocine Reviews (2016-2018) PRIMARY MEDICAL QUALIFICATION - 1993: Medical Degree- Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Santa Casa de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. POST GRADUATE QUALIFICATION - 2002: Doctorate?s Degree - Field of Medicine: Pediatric Endocrinology. Thesis: ?Molecular Study of GH receptor in children with idiopathic short stature?, at the University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine (FMUSP), Sao Paulo, Brazil. TRAINING POSITIONS: 1994-1995: Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of São Paulo School of Medicine (FMUSP), Sao Paulo, Brazil. 1995-1997: Residency in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of São Paulo School of Medicine (FMUSP), Sao Paulo, Brazil. 1997-2002: Fellow in Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of São Paulo School of Medicine (FMUSP) Developmental Endocrinology Unit, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 2003-2004: Postdoctoral trainee in the Growth Factor Laboratory, Department of Endocrinology at St Bartholomew?s Hospital with Cecilia Camacho-Hübner, MD). 2004-2006: Postdoctoral fellowship in Developmental Endocrinology Unit, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Mean research: ?Studies of GH and IGF-I sensitivity in children with idiopathic short stature and Noonan syndrome?. Brief biography: Dr. Alexander Jorge is a Physician and an Associated Professor in the Endocrinology Division at The University of São Paulo, School of Medicine. He is a clinical endocrinologist as well as a translational researcher. He is responsible for the treatment of children with short stature in Hospital das Clínicas de São Paulo. Dr Jorge is a co-principal investigator at Developmental Endocrinology Unit and Genetic Endocrinology Unit. His research is centered on understanding mechanisms leading to disordered growth and development.
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