Ricardo Bentes Azevedo
Ricardo Bentes Azevedo was born in Belém, Pará, Brazil. He graduated in biomedicine at the Federal University of Pará. Dr. Azevedo obtained his Ph.D. degree in cell biology and tissue from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. He is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Health, United States of America. He has extensive experience in teaching and research and is currently a Full Professor of nanobiotechnology at the Department of Genetics and Morphology, Institute of Biology, University of Brasilia, where he is a Senior Researcher of the Laboratory of Nanobiotechnology. Dr. Azevedo is the Coordinator in Nanobiotechnology of the National Institute of Science and Technology of the Brazilian Minister Of Science and Technology. He develops research in biomedical applications of nanotechnology especially in the treatment of lung diseases, fungal diseases, and skin and mouth cancer and nanotoxicology. He has published about 90 scientific articles in various journals, including Nature, Biomaterials, Cancer Letters, Biophysical Journal, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, and Applied Physics Letter, among others.
Biography Updated on 28 January 2011