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Sara Teresinha Olalla Saad


Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Centro de Hematologia e Hemoterapia (HEMOCENTRO)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Graduated in Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of Jundiaí (1979), specialization in Medicine from the University of São Paulo (1983), Master in Clinical Medicine from the State University of Campinas (1987), Doctorate in Clinical Medicine from the State University of Campinas (1989) ), Post-doctorate from Elizabeth Hospital of Boston Tufts University (1991), Beth Israel Hospital Harvard University (1992), and Laboratoire de therapie génique Hôpital St Louis-Paris INSERME (1999). He is currently Full Professor of the Discipline of Hematology at the State University of Campinas. He began his career in the clinical and molecular investigation of chronic anemias, including hereditary anemias such as sickle cell disease, pyruvate kinase deficiency and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, spherocytosis and ellipocytosis, among others; and acquired anemias such as myelodysplasias, deficiency anemias and aplastic anemia. Over the past 20 years, she has also investigated the relationship between hematopoietic stem cells and bone marrow niches in animal and human models and recently developed a line of research that investigates new therapeutic targets in hematological neoplasms. Author of more than 350 scientific articles in specialized journals, with a strong presence in the training of human resources, the vast majority of the graduates are successful researchers in Brazil and the United States. More than 200 supervised master?s, doctoral, scientific trainees, post-doctoral students, resident doctors and recent graduates in technical training. In recognition, she has received several national and international awards, notably the SCOPUS 2010 award and the commendation of the order of national scientific merit in 2018. He also works in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with anemias, especially those with hereditary diseases, and in committees technicians from the health department of the State of São Paulo and the Ministry of Health. Elected member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC) since 2010. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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