Celso Pereira

Coimbra University

Prof Celso Pereira is currently responsible for Clinic Immunology, Medicine Faculty of Coimbra University and graduated specialist in Immuno-allergy at Coimbra’s Universitary Hospital Centre, at Coimbra, Portugal. He is also the past president of the Immunoallergy Board of the Portuguese Medical Association. His main activities include clinical practice, education (pre and post graduate) and clinical and laboratorial research. He is member of national committee for vaccination. His scientific interests include the participation and development of several research projects, but now have focused his interest in the mechanisms of allergy and specific immunotherape has edited two scientific books, and has more than 90 scientific publications including book chapters, and scientific papers. He published over 300 abstracts related to the research projects developed and presented at scientific events. He was also honored with 31 scientific awards. He was responsible for the first subcutaneous application of latex immunotherapy and for the first long term sublingual native Pru p3 desensitization. During his Iberian Chapter Presidency of the Latin-American Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society he coordinated an international multicentre study focusing aeroallergen sensitization in the Iberian Peninsula. He is an associate editor of 4 scientific Journals related to Allergy and Clinical Immunology. He has been participating in the organization of scientific meetings and actively collaborates with the scientific committees of diverse Medical Scientific Societies.

4books edited

3chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Celso Pereira

The present Edition "Allergic diseases - highlights in the clinic, mechanisms and treatment" aims to present some recent aspects related to one of the most prevalent daily clinical expression disease. The effort of a group of outstanding experts from many countries reflects a set of scientific studies very promising for a better clinical care and also to the treatment and control of the allergy. This book provides a valuable reference text in several topics of the clinical allergy and basic issues related to the immune system response. The inflammatory reaction understanding in allergic disease is clearly evidenced, as well as new strategies for further researches.

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