Edgar M. Carvalho
Professor of Medicine
Senior Investigator of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Edgar M. Carvalho is Professor of Medicine of the Federal University of Bahia Medical School and Senior Investigator of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. He is a clinic immunologist with expertise in the pathogenesis, Immunology and therapy of tropical diseases. Regarding HTLV-1 he follows in the HTLV-1 out clinic of the Federal University of Bahia Hospital a cohort of 495 infected subjects. He has documented that more 51% of HTLV-1 infected subjects have clinical manifestations related to HTLV-1 such as overactive bladder, erectile dysfunction and others inflammatory diseases. He has also performed clinical trials in patients with different clinical manifestations related to HTLV-1.
Abstract : Reappraisal of Morbidity Related to HTLV-1