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Sara Teresinha Olalla Saad
Professor, Haematology and Transfusion Center, University of Campinas
Graduated in Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of Jundiaí (1979), resident physician at the University of São Paulo (1983), Master Degree in Internal Medicine at The University of Campinas (1987), PhD in Internal Medicne at The University of Campinas (1989), Post Doctoral fellow at Harvard University (1992), Post Doctoral fellow at Elizabeth Hospital Of Boston (1991) and Post Doctoral fellow at Institut National de La Santé Er de La Recherche Médicale (1999). Currently, Dr. Sara T. Olalla Saad is a Full Professor of Hematology at the University of Campinas. Her main field of interest in research is the investigation of the pathophysiology of hereditary anemias, including spherocytosis, elliptocytosis, pyruvate kinase deficiency, G6PD deficiency, and other enzymopathies; investigation of the clinical aspects of hemoglobinopathies such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia; investigation of the pathophysiology of acquired chronic anemias such as myelodysplasia , and aplastic anemia. She is currently investigating the relation of hematopoietic stem cells and bone marrow niches in human and animal models and investigating novel genes related to cancer.
spherocytosis, elliptocytosis, pyruvate kinase deficiency, G6PD deficiency and other enzymopathies,hematopoietic stem cells and bone marrow