Daniel Dorta

University of Sao Paulo

Dr. Daniel Dorta is currently Professor of Toxicology and Clinical Chemistry at University of São Paulo (Brazil). He graduated in Pharmacy (2000) and major in Biochemistry (2001) from the Methodist University of Piracicaba. He is also a Specialist in Clinical Pharmacology from the Methodist University of Piracicaba (2002). He obtained Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences /concentration area: Toxicology (2003) at the University of São Paulo (USP) and he obtained PhD in Toxicology (2007) at the University of São Paulo (USP), having performed part of the work at the University of Minnesota-Duluth (USA). He completed his postdoctoral study in Pharmacology at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) in 2008. Dr. Dorta was a President of the Brazilian Society of Toxicology (2013-2015) and was Member of the Executive Committee of IUTOX (International Union of Toxicology) between 2013-2016. Dr. Dorta is also one of the founders and the President of the Brazilian Society of Forensic Sciences - SBCF (2019-2021). He is author of about 50 articles and 17 book chapters in the area of Toxicology and organizer of the book "Forensic Toxicology" (in Portuguese) published in 2018 by Blucher publishing group. Dr. Dorta is also one of the editors of the book "Toxicity assessment- Methods and Protocols" published in 2021 by Springer publishing group. Dr. Dorta has experience in teaching and research with an emphasis on Biochemical Toxicology, working on topics such as mitochondria, cell death, apoptosis, autophagy, cell culture and emerging contaminants. Dr. Dorta also has experience in toxicological assessment of ingredients applied to the pharmaceutical industry and experience in PDE / ADE determinations, according to ICH Q3C (residual solvents) and Q3D (elemental impurities) guidelines. Dr. Dorta has been the advisor on 9 Master´s Thesis and 4 PhD Thesis; and has also been the supervisor on 3 Post-docs.

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