Santa Casa de Porto Alegre
Pasqualotto is a Professor of Infectious Diseases at the Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre (UFCSPA), Brazil. In his PhD thesis, he studied the epidemiology of candidaemia in a large tertiary hospital (Santa Casa de Porto Alegre), where he currently works as the Medical Director of the Molecular Biology Laboratory. He chairs the Brazilian National Institute of Science and Technology of Innovation in Molecular Diagnosis. Pasqualotto spent three years in Manchester (UK) working as a post-doctoral scientist to David W. Denning. He has published more than 200 papers and book chapters, including the book “Aspergillosis: From Diagnosis to Prevention” published by Springer in 2010 (1,027 pages). He is the Deputy Editor of Mycoses. His is a MBA student (strategic business administration).
Pasqualotto is particularly interested in innovation, especially when applied to health sciences and business. He is particularly keen to strength and expand his research networks, with a special focus on new diagnostic tests. His research projects always face what the market needs.