Associate Editor


Sydney Correia Leão, MD

Medical Pathology Assistant
Department of Pathology
Federal University of São Paulo
Rua Sena Madureira, 1500 - Vila Clementino
São Paulo - SP 04021-001, Brazil

Biography

Dr. Leao is currently Medical Pathology Assistant at Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil (UNIFESP). He is also specializated in Family Health from the University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre / RS and in Pathology from Federal University of São Paulo. His degree in Medicine (MD) was at the Federal University of Sergipe. He is currently reviewer of the journals Cardiology in the Young (Cambridge University Press) and Journal of the Brazilian Medical Association (Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira, in portuguese). He has also 43 studies published in various medical journals, and presented at regional, national and international medical conferences.

Research Interest

His research interest includes: Endothelin as unfavorable biomarker of development of various heart diseases and Denervation of the renal artery in patients with resistant hypertension.

Scientific Activities

HONORS AND AWARDS


• (2015), Reviewer of the Journal Cardiology in the Young, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
• (2014), Doctor with satisfactory concept in development of PROVAB activities, Brazilian Ministry of Health
• (2014), Reviewer of the Journal of the Brazilian Medical Association (RAMB), the Brazilian Medical Association (AMA)
• (2013), Approved at the Medical Residence Contest in Pathology, Federal University of São Paulo
• (2013), Approved at the Medical Residence Contest in Pathology, University of São Paulo
• (2013), First place in the selection process for Brazilian Army Medical Temporary Officer Garrison Aracaju, Brazilian Army / Military Command of the Northeast
• (2012), Approved (1st. Place) in selection contest of league of Respiratory allergies and upper respiratory tract disorders (LARAS), LARAS
• (2011), Secretary of the Prof. Dr. Tomas A. Salernosymposium (XXI Scientific Forum), ServCor
• (2011), Secretary of the VII Symposium of the Brazilian chapter of the American Society of Angiology (XXI Scientific Forum), ServCor
• (2011), Secretary of Intensicardio symposium (XXI Scientific Forum), ServCor. • (2011), Academic coordinator of the Brazilian Congress of Cardiovascular Sciences (XXI Scientific Forum), ServCor
• (2010),Approved on the Unified Contest selection for trainee of the Epidemiological Surveillance Center / Risk Management / Hospital Infection Control Service HU / UFS, Hospital Epidemiology Service
• (2009), Approved the Selection Contest to monitor the discipline Human Anatomy I (DMO/ UFS), Department of Morphology, Federal University of Sergipe
• (2008), Approved in the Selection Contest to monitor the discipline Human Anatomy II (DMO / UFS), Department of Morphology, Federal University of Sergipe
• (2007), Approved in the entrance exam (vestibular) of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, Federal University of Bahia
• (2007), Approved (7th. Place) in the entrance exam (vestibular) of Medicine, Federal University of Sergipe
• (2004), Highest average for the first year of high school (científico), Archdiocesan School, Aracaju, SE, Brazil

Publications

1. Leao SC , Leal IO , Rocha HMN , Rodrigues TMA . Evaluation of cytokines produced by beta-hemolytic streptococcus in acute pharyngotonsillitis. Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology . 2015, 81(4): 402-407. doi: 10.1016/j.bjorl.2015.05.003
2. Leão SC, Dashwood MR, de Andrade MS, et al. Analysis of immunostaining and western blotting of endothelin 1 and its receptors in mitral stenosis. Brazilian Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. 2015,30(2): 211-218. doi: 10.5935/1678-9741.20150004.
3. Leão SC, Lima MR, Nascimento HM, Octacilio-Silva S, Rodrigues TM. IL-10 and ET-1 as biomarkers of rheumatic valve disease. Brazilian Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. 2014; 29(1):25-30. doi:
4. Leão SC, Machado BD, Vieira DA ,et al. Head and Neck Pathology. Pathology. 2014, 46: S94-S94. doi:
5. Tania RMA, Leão SC, Mateus AS. , et al. A potential role of endothelins in rheumatic mitral stenotic valves. . Life Sciences. 2013, 93: e62. doi:
6. Tania RMA, Leão SC, Maria LRM. , et al. A study of endothelins and endothelin receptors in rheumatic mitral valves. . Life Sciences. 2013, 93: e69. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2014.01.032
7. Leão SC,, Santana VR , Santos PSF , Albuquerque-Jr RLC . Solid-pseudopapillary tumor of pancreas in a young woman: a case report and literature review. . Revista Médica de Chile . , 2012, 140: 1179-1184. doi: 10.4067/S0034-98872012000900012.
8 Leão SC, Souto FM, Costa RV, Rocha Tde F, Pacheco YG, Rodrigues TM. Gene expression of endothelin receptors in replaced rheumatic mitral stenotic valves. . Brazilian Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. 2012, 27(4): 512-519. doi:
9. Leao SC , Gomes MAB , Aragão MCA , Lobo IMF . The rational use of blood components in a public university hospital. . Journal of the Brazilian Medical Association. (1992. Print), 2015. doi: 10.1590/1806-9282.61.04.355
10. Leão SC, de Andrade Rodrigues TM. The relationship between different types of streptococci and pharyngotonsillitis: A systematic review. Otolaryngol Open J. 2016; 2(2): 47-50. doi: 10.17140/OTLOJ-2-112