Brazil

215. WeCancer, São Paulo, Brazil

Did you know there are 14 million new cancer patients every year?  A study called “World cancer Report 2014” released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) showed that 14 million people have discovered cancer and around 8 million people died because of it.

OMS’s projections for 2030 are not any better.  27 million new cases and 75 million people living with some kind of cancer.

Its treatment is long and full of challenges.  High patient / doctor ratio, long time period between doctor appointments  and the ‘poor memory...

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206. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

The Federal University of Minas Gerais is one of three most important Universities in Brazil that provides high level education through the development of learning in a rich research environment and also in close contact with the outside community. UFMG has almost 50,000 students that are enrolled in undergrad and pos-graduate courses and 2800 faculty. There are 82 courses at the undergraduate level and 63 PhD programmes. Our group work at the Department of Biochemistry and Immunology which is part of the Biological Sciences Institute and we also work at the Center for Vaccine...

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