Dr Fernando Augusto Lima Marson
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
Researcher from Unicamp acting in the multidisciplinary research group of Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis, being one of the responsible by Medical Genetics studies, including the studies of Asthma prevalence and severity, and in Cystic Fibrosis, with studies with CFTR mutations screening, cystic fibrosis diagnosis and clinical modulation by modifier genes. Is responsible for the statistical analysis of: (i) modifier genes and severity of respiratory diseases, (ii) methods/tools for Cystic Fibrosis diagnosis, (iii) epidemiological analysis regarding respiratory diseases, (iv) risk factor for cancer, (v) bacteria modulation on clinical severity of Cystic Fibrosis, (vi) and in the use of Mutifactor Dimensionallity Reduction tool. In the total, more than seventy studies were published in the area of genetics and respiratory diseases in the last four years. Actually, acts as a biostatistician in the Brazilian Study Groups for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease and Medical Genetics Group led by Professor Carmen Silvia Bertuzzo and Professor José Dirceu Ribeiro, respectively.