Fernando J. Andrade-Narvaez

Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mexico

Fernando J. Andrade-Narvaez obtained the M.S. degree in bioethics, PAHO/WHO Regional Bioethics Program, the M.D. degree from Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Mexico, and the Ph.D. degree in immunology, from Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biologicas, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico. From 1988 till present, Dr. Andrade-Narvaez has been serving as the Coordinator of the Leishmaniasis Study Program in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Dr. Andrade-Narvaez has been working as a Member of the Latin American Bioethics Forum, WHO Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review, since 2002, and the President of the Bioethics Commission of the State of Yucatan, Mexico, since 2006. Dr. Andrade-Narvaez's areas of expertise include interdisciplinary studies of the leishmaniasis. Dr. Andrade-Narvaez's last publications are “Comparative prevalences of Leishmania (Leishmania) mexicana in small mammals infected in the state of Campeche, México” (2009), “Reproductive characteristics of a captive colony of big-eared climbing rats (Ototylomys phyllotis)” (2011), “Preliminary study toward a novel experimental model to study localized cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania (Leishmania) mexicana” (2012), and “Nitric oxide production by Peromyscus yucatanicus (Rodentia) infected with Leishmania (Leishmania) mexicana” which were coauthored with many others.

Biography Updated on 2 December 2012

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