Porto Alegre RS, Brazil
Director Hospital do Cancer Mãe de Deus
Co-founder and Director LACOG
Carlos H. Barrios M.D. is Director of the Hospital do Câncer Mãe de Deus, in Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
Dr. Barrios graduated at PUCRS Medical School in Porto Alegre in 1979. He completed his Internal Medicine training at Hospital de Clínicas, URFGS, in Porto Alegre and Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami from 1980 through 1985. He had his Hematology and Oncology training at the Washington University, Barnes and Jewish Hospitals in St Louis, US.
He is Adjunct Assistant Professor of the William Harrington Latin American Program of the University of Miami School of Medicine since 1991. He is Director of the Oncology Research Center at Hospital São Lucas, PUCRS since 1996, where he has participated in over 250 clinical research trials over the last 20 years.
He has a strong interest in the development of international research collaboration and implementation of cooperative research infrastructures in Latin America. As such, he is cofounder and current Director of LACOG (Latin American Cooperative Oncology Group) that congregates more than 70 investigators from 14 different countries in Latin America.
His clinical work is concentrated in the areas of Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer and Kidney Cancer. Has numerous abstract presentations in international congresses and scientific peer reviewed publications.