Niels Camara

Niels Camara

Niels Camara

Niels O. Saraiva Câmara, M.D. Ph.D., is a Full Professor of the Immunology Department of the University of São Paulo. Dr. Câmara studies the inflammatory response in various animal models of tissue injury and the immunomodulatory effects of mesenchymal stem cells and the microbiota in various models of tissue injury. His laboratory demonstrated that adipokines, mainly leptin, produced during obesity regulate immune tolerance in through the modulation of the balance between Th17/Treg cells. More recently, his group has been studying the importance of cellular metabolism in the regulation of inflammation. Dr. Câmara is the author of more than 250 scientific articles. His studies have been published in leading journals in the area, including: Lancet, Cell Reports, Diabetes, Circulation, Journal of Experimental Medicine. Dr. Camara is Researcher 1A of CNPq. A complete list of your publications can be found here.