Filemon Bucardo

 

Biography

Dr. Filemón Bucardo is a virologist and Profesor Titular at the Department of Microbiology of the Faculty of Medical Sciences from UNAN-León, Nicaragua. His main area of scientific interest is the study of the molecular epidemiology of viruses causing gastroenteritis and host genetic factors associated with disease susceptibility. He collaborates in several rotavirus baseline studies, before vaccine introduction in Nicaragua and have contribute to understand the impact of rotavirus vaccine on infantile diarrhea and on rotavirus biology following vaccination.