David Livingstone Alves Figueiredo

David Livingstone Alves Figueiredo | Editor

Affilation: Midwest State University, Paraná, Brazil

Graduated in Medicine (Ribeirão Preto Medical School of the University of São Paulo-FMRP USP, 1996). Medical Residency in Head and Neck Surgery at Hospital das Clínicas de Ribeirão Preto-Sao Paulo University (2001). Master degree (2004) and Doctorate (2008) in Medical Sciences-Sao Paulo University.  Currently Adjunct Professor of the Department of Pharmacy of the State University of the Midwest (UNICENTRO) and Advisor of the Master's Program in Community Development at the same university. I have been involved with the Genome Project of the Head and Neck Cancer (GENCAPO), participating in the Head and Neck Genome Thematic Group - FAPESP and the CNPQ Research Group - Molecular Markers of Human Diseases. Researcher of the of the Advanced Group of Researches in Cancer of Head and Neck (Project GENOPROT-CNPQ), a partnership between Head and Neck Surgery Department (FMRP USP) and the National Institute of Science and Technology in Stem Cells and Cell Therapy (INCTC), and develops studies in the area of ​​molecular markers in head and neck carcinoma also along with FMRP-USP and INCTC. Associated member of the Onco-Genomics group of the Research Support Center - Center for Integrated Systemic Biology - CISBi-NAP / USP of the Ribeirão Preto Medical School of the University of São Paulo. Head and Neck surgeon with expertise in head and neck cancer, larynx, thyroid surgery, craniomaxillofacial traumatology.

Resrearch Interest: Molecular biology of cancer, Thyroid, Laryngology, epidemiology.