Joao received his medical training at the Federal University, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he also earned a PhD degree, studying mechanisms of Treg function and loss of tolerance to self-antigens in autoimmune diseases. Afterwards he was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the Pew charitable trusts and joined the lab of Ron Germain, at the National Institutes of Health, USA, to persue studies on T cell antigen recognition and in vivo dynamics of the immune responses. He has been serving the scientific community as a professional editor since 2013, when he joined Cell as the primary editor for immunology and translational medicine. Joao joined Nature Medicine as Chief Editor in December 2017. You can follow him on Twitter @immuno_stuff.
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