Valderilio Feijó Azevedo

Hospital de Clínicas Universidade Federal do Paraná

VALDERILIO FEIJÓ AZEVEDO, MD, PhD, MSc • Associate Professor of Rheumatology and Head of the Rheumatology Unit of the Hospital de Clínicas at the Federal University of Paraná- UFPR- Brazil • Owner and principal investigator of EDUMED- Health Research and Education and EDUMED BIOTECH since 2009. • Major research interests include clinical trials, regulatory advances in biologics therapies, spondyloarthritis, new treatment strategies for autoimmune diseases, biologics and biosimilars and translational research in SpA. Dr. Valderilio has authored around 130 publications in the field. He is member of Brazilian Comitee of Spondylarthritis and Member of Brazilian Comitee of Rheumatic Patients at the Brazilian Society of Rheumatology since 2010. He is also Member of GRAPPA – Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis – , EUSTAR - eular scleroderma trials and research group- and member of ASAS- Assessment of Spondyloarthritis International Society • Executive Board Member of Americas Health Foundation- Washington DC. Projects on Pharmacovigillance of biologics and Biosimilars and spondyloarthritis and has been the Coordinator of the Latin American Forum on Biosimilars-FLAB since 2010 • Advisory Board Member of Alliance for Safe Biologics Medicines, Washington DC, USA • To see his academic production at Researchgate-