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Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology

Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9899

Pere Santamaria

Pere Santamaria

Pere Santamaria
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
University of Calgary Health Sciences Centre, Canada

Biography

Dr. Santamaria is Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and also Director and Chair of Julia McFarlane Diabetes Research Centre in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary Alberta, Canada. He earned MD and PhD degrees from the University of Barcelona, Spain in 1983 and 1987 respectively and completed his medical specialty training in Clinical Immunology in 1987 also in Barcelona. From 1988 – 1992 he pursued postdoctoral research training in the Department of Medicine and Institute of Human Genetics at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He joined the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary in 1992. Dr. Santamaria has been the recipient of several honors and awards including the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Senior Scholar Scientist and Senior Scientist awards the Canadian Diabetes Association Young Investigator awardand the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Scholar award.  

Research Interest

Pathogenesis and immunogenetics of autoimmune type 1 diabetes

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