Claudio Galarza-Maldonado

Director, Unidad de Enfermedades Autoinmunes y Reumáticas, Centro de Lupus Hospital Monte Sinai, Ecuador


Claudio Galarza-maldonado is the Director of the Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases Unit (UNERA), at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Cuenca, Ecuador. Dr. Galarza-Maldonado graduated from the State Medicine University Minsk in Belarus and was a Research Fellow at the Systemic Autoimmune Diseases Unit of the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona, Spain. He has obtained his Ph.D. degree in rheumatology at the Academy for the Study of State Medical University, Minsk, Belarus. His area of interest is pregnancy in autoimmune rheumatic diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and antiphospholipid syndrome. His is currently a principal investigator of several international clinical trials for rheumatic diseases. Dr. Galarza-Maldonado is a coauthor of several medical books, has over 20 publications in international journals, and belongs to the editorial board of editors of several international medical journals. He is also a Member of the Executive Committee of the Latin American Study Group of Rheumatoid Arthritis (GALDAR).

Biography Updated on 16 January 2012

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