Ary Serpa Neto


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Ary Serpa Neto is a physician and researcher from São Paulo, Brazil. He went to medical school at Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, developing a special interest in Critical Care. At the same university, he completed his medical residency in Internal Medicine and master's degree in Health Sciences. Subsequently, he graduated as intensivist at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein while pursuing a PhD in Pulmonology at University of São Paulo. Dr. Serpa Neto then joined University of Amsterdam as postdoctoral fellow, where he also pursued his second PhD, graduating cum laude in Intensive Care and Anesthesiology. In 2018, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Biostatistics at Massachusetts General Hospital, affiliated to the Harvard Medical School. In 2019, Dr. Serpa Neto became Associate Professor in the Division of Pulmonology at University of São Paulo, and Full Professor at Albert Einstein Graduate School of Health Sciences. He is now a Senior Research Fellow in the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care-Research Centre (ANZIC-RC) at Monash University. Dr. Serpa Neto is an investigator and epidemiologist of several international multicenter clinical trials in mechanical ventilation, including the PReVENT, PROBESE and RELAx trials.

Research interests

Mechanical ventilation, ARDS and ECMO.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Pulmonology, Associate Professor

14 Feb 201915 Feb 2019

Award Date: 15 Feb 2019

Intensive Care, PhD, Cum Laude, Academisch Medisch Centrum (Academic Medical Center)

1 Aug 201615 Sep 2017

Award Date: 15 Sep 2017

Pulmonology, PhD

1 Sep 201317 Sep 2014

Award Date: 17 Sep 2014

Health Sciences, MSc, Faculdade de Medicina do ABC - FMABC (ABC Medical School)

1 Feb 200814 Apr 2010

Award Date: 14 Apr 2010

Medicine, MD, Faculdade de Medicina do ABC - FMABC (ABC Medical School)

1 Feb 20041 Dec 2009

Award Date: 1 Dec 2009

External positions

Full Professor, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein

1 May 2019 → …

Member of the Executive Committee, Brazilian Research in Intensive Care Network (BRICNet)

1 Jan 2019 → …

PhD Supervisor, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein

1 Jan 2016 → …

Researcher, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein

1 Mar 201420 Feb 2020

Critical Care Physician, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein

1 Mar 201420 Feb 2020

Research area keywords

  • Mechanical ventilation
  • ARDS
  • ECMO
  • Critical care
  • Clinical Trial
  • Clinical trial methodology


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