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Clara Vasquez Velasquez

Country of origin: Guatemala Currently in: Japan, Osaka General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background


2018 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2012 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2006 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Dedicated and enthusiastic professional with over five years of experience as a medical doctor that provides the expertise to assess test results and medical data for patient diagnoses and incorporate ethical concepts into patient care. Moreover, three years of experience as a project researcher giving me the exposure and interest to life sciences research, this field at-large revolve around my essential data analysis, molecular biology skills and the improvement in strategic plans based on qualitative research. I excel at teaching, strong critical thinking abilities, presented data clearly, and confidently to both small and large groups. In 3 collaborative research projects with other countries, I set realistic objectives, developed creative solutions to problems, competent leadership, and collective effort to achieve goals and objectives in a clinical project. I was able to obtain a financial grant for one of the site projects and, managing timelines within budget.

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Clara Vásquez Velásquez*, Russomando G, Espínola EE, Sanchez Z, Mochizuki K, et al. (2019) “IL-17A, a possible biomarker for the evaluation of treatment response in Trypanosoma cruzi infected children: A 12-months follow-up study in Bolivia“. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 13(9): e0007715,
Journal’s impact factor (2018): 4.487

2. Clara Vásquez Velásquez* Arthur Dessi Roman, Nguyen Thi Phuong Lan, Nguyen Tien Huy, et al. (2015) “Alpha tryptase allele of Tryptase 1 (TPSAB1) gene associated with Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) and Dengue Shock Syndrome (DSS) in Vietnam and Philippines”, Human Immunology, Volume 76, Issue 5, May 2015, Pages 318-323, ISSN 0198-8859,
Journal’s impact factor (2018): 2.202

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