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Dr Alejandro Arenas-Pinto
Appointment
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Infection & Population Health
  • Institute of Epidemiology & Health
  • Faculty of Population Health Sciences
 
 
Biography

Alejandro is a physician with training in infectious diseases in Venezuela. During the academic period 2001 - 2002, he completed an MSc in Infectious and Health in the Tropics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Distinction) and obtained the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the Royal College of Physicians. He gained his PhD from University College London in 2006. In Venezuela, he is a lecturer in the J.M. Vargas Medical School of the Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV). At the Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research he is a Senior Clinical Research Associate working on both academic and commercial clinical trials on HIV. He coordinates join research projects designed and performed jointly by UCL and UCV on HIV and sexual health.

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Research Themes
Research Summary

Adverse effects associated with anti-retroviral treatment, particularly those related with mitochondrial toxicity; Treatment strategies for HIV infection; Management and prevention of HIV infection in resource-limited countries

Teaching Summary

Alejandro is also the undergraduate Tutor for the component of Genito-urinary Medicine and HIV in the module of women health and communicable diseases

Academic Background
2007 PhD Doctor of Philosophy University College London
2002 MSc Master of Science London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
2001 DTM&H Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Royal College of Physicians
1996 MBBS Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery Universidad Central de Venezuela
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