Head of Clinical Research, Farmanguinhos/FIOCRUZ, Brazil
Andre Daher is head of the clinical research division of Farmanguinhos/FIOCRUZ, a Federal governmental pharmaceutical industry in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a physician specialized in Infectious Diseases by the Fluminense Federal University and in Clinical Research by the Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital/Brazilian Ministry of Health.
Over the course of his career, he has gained expertise on technological development in pharmaceuticals, including ongoing projects in HIV pediatrics, new malaria vivax approaches, and leishmaniasis. He served as consultant for international networks, and he is currently a consultant for clinical trials in Malaria for PAHO. Currently, he co-coordinates two collaborative initiatives for clinical research at FIOCRUZ: The Clinical Research Platform for Technological Development in Public Health, and the FIOCRUZ Clinical Research Network, involving more than 60 clinical research groups.