Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

ISSN - 2155-6156

Raul Dias Santos

Raul Dias Santos



Dr. Raul D. Santos holds a degree in Medicine at the Paulista Medical School - UNIFESP (1986) and medical residency and specialization in cardiology at the Heart Institute (InCor) of the Hospital of the Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo-HCFMUSP ( 1987-1990). After two years of clinical expertise and research in the Coronary Care Unit of that institution, he dedicated since 1992 to the study of dyslipidemia and its relation to atherosclerosis. He completed his master's degree (1995) and PhD in Food Science (1999) from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of São Paulo where he worked with kinetic artificial lipoproteins. In 2004 it was approved in Teacher contest Full Professor of the Department of Cardio-Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo. Since 2004 the director of the Clinical Unit of the Heart Institute Lipid - HC.FMUSP, exercising teaching, research and assistance in the areas of undergraduate and postgraduate at the Faculty of Medicine, USP. He is currently associate professor of that university and conducts research projects in dyslipidemia area, especially severe genetic forms, prevention of atherosclerosis and image and atherosclerosis in association with Brazilian and foreign centers like the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, the Nephrology Disciplines School Paulista de Medicina (UNIFESP) and USP and the Johns Hopkins University and Tufts US

Research Interest

Microparticles, Atherosclerotic Plaques, Diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome, Hyperglycemia in diabetes, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy,Obesity and Atherosclerosis,Etiology of Atherosclerosis,Etiology of Atherosclerosis

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