Pharmacist with Masters and PhD in Biochemistry (UFRGS, 2012). Main research interests include cell therapy for liver diseases, gene therapy and pathogenesis of lysosomal storage disorders. Main publications: Tavares AM, da Rosa AraÃºjo AS, Baldo G et al. Bone marrow derived cells decrease inflammation but not oxidative stress in an experimental model of acute myocardial infarction. Life Sci. 2010 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print] Mayer FQ, Baldo G et al. Effects of cryopreservation and hypothermic storage on cell viability and enzyme activity in recombinant encapsulated cells overexpressing alpha-L-iduronidase. Artif Organs. 2010 May;34(5):434-9. Baldo G et al. Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cell Transplantation Improves Survival and Induces Hepatocyte Proliferation in Rats after CCl(4) Acute Liver Damage. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Dec;55(12):3384-92. Lagranha VL, Baldo G. In vitro correction of ARSA deficiency in human skin fibroblasts from metachromatic leukodystrophy patients after treatment with microencapsulated recombinant cells. Metab Brain Dis. 2008 Dec;23(4):469-84.