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Fabián Sáenz, PhD.Fabin Senz redonda

contacto 02 FSAENZ213@puce.edu.ec   

Research group: Infectious and tropical diseases 

OneHealth


Areas of research:  Epidemiology / Parasitology / Bioprospecting / Infectious, immunological and chronic diseases.

 

Investigacin actual  Current research:  

  • Molecular epidemiology of malaria
  • Discovery of antimicrobial drugs

 

Estudios  Education:

 

  • 2011 - 2015. Postdoctoral fellow Fogarty International Center (National Institutes of Health), D43 Training Grant.
  • 2008 - 2011. Postdoctoral fellow: Department of Global Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida.
  • 2008. PhD. in Biology of Infectious Diseases, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA.
  • 2001. Bachelor in Biology. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador.

               

Cargo actual  Current position: 

 

  • Principal Investigator at the Center for Research on Health in Latin America. 
  • CONIEIT (National Committee of Researchers on Infectious and Tropical Diseases) President.
  • Professor at the School of Biological Sciences. College of Exact and Natural Sciences. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador.

 

 

Publicaciones recientes  Recent publications

 

  • Vera-Arias, C.A.; Holzschuh, A.; Oduma, C.O.; Badu, K.; Abdul-Hakim, M.;  Yukich, J.; Hetzel, M.W.; Fakih, B.S.; Ali, A.;  Ferreira, M.U.; Ladeia-Andrade, S.; Sáenz, F.E.; Afrane, Y.;  Zemene, E.; Yewhalaw, D.; Kazura, J.W.; Yan, G.; Koepfli, C.  (2022). High-throughput Plasmodium falciparum hrp2 and hrp3 gene deletion typing by digital PCR to monitor malaria rapid diagnostic test efficacy. eLife 11:e72083https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.72083
  • Martin, J. A., Hendershot, A. L., Saá Portilla, I. A., English, D. J., Woodruff, M., Vera-Arias, C. A.,  Salazar-Costa, B.E., Bustillos, J.J., Saénz, F.E., Ocaña-Mayorga, S., Koepfli, C. & Lobo, N. F. (2020). Anopheline and human drivers of malaria risk in northern coastal, Ecuador: a pilot study. Malaria Journal 19(1), 354. doi:10.1186/s12936-020-03426-y
  • Salazar-Costa, B., Vera-Arias, C. Tamayo, M., Yumiseva C., Cagua-Ordoñez, J.C., Gomez-Obando, J., Sáenz, F.E. (2020). High prevalence of asymptomatic malaria infections on the Ecuador-Colombia border. Práctica Familiar Rural  5(2). Doi: https://doi.org/10.23936/pfr.v5i2.157
  • Fletcher IK, Stewart-Ibarra AM, Sippy R, Carrasco-Escobar G, Silva M, Beltran-Ayala E, Ordoñez T, Adrian J, Sáenz FE, Drakeley C, Jones KE and Lowe R (2020) The Relative Role of Climate Variation and Control Interventions on Malaria Elimination Efforts in El Oro, Ecuador: A Modeling Study. Front. Environ. Sci. 8:135. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2020.00135

 

Libros

  • Anita G. Villacís, Fabián E. Sáenz, Marco V. Neira, Mario J. Grijalva. 2018. Ecosalud en las enfermedades transmitidas por vectores: Chagas, Dengue y Malaria. Tercer tomo (Ciencia de la Salud). La Medicina Ecuatoriana en el siglo XXI. Academia Ecuatoriana de Medicina Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Corporación Editora Nacional, editor Jaime Breilh.

 

Redes  Orcid: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6460-5373

ReseachGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Fabian_Saenz