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Thursday, March 17, 2011
059- ARLINDO RAIMUNDO DE ASSIS
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Born in Salvador, October 30, 1896, and his parents John Joseph Assis Rocha Paranhos and Matilde de Assis.
He completed secondary education at the College Carneiro Ribeiro, "who learned the secrets of Portuguese, who handled in a correct and elegant" (2).
He joined the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, in 1912, leaving diploma in 1917. His doctoral thesis on "Food Deprivation and beriberi, was passed with distinction and was awarded Alfredo Brito.
They were classmates: Gordilho Armando Campos, Eduardo Lins Fróes of MotgrEduardo Ferreira de Araujo, Gaston Clovis de Souza Guimaraes, Caminha de Sá Leitão João, Ferreira João Filho Brazil and Cana Tillemont Oscar Fonts. Eduardo Lins de Araújo, and professor of the Faculty, was its interim director. John Caminha de Sá Leitão was a student laureate. Fróes Eduardo Mota was prominent politician in Feira de Santana. Gaston Clovis Guimaraes was renowned physician and educator in Feira de Santana. The others were teachers of the Faculty (4).
In 1918, shortly after his graduation, he moved to Sao Paulo, where he served as assistant to the Butantan Institute and followed the master Vital Brazil, when the scientist was referred to Neteroi, founding the Institute that bears his name. In the Vital Brazil Institute, Arlindo de Assis remained eleven years, after which he became a great scholar of the bacteriologist and infectious diseases.
In 1925, he became famous for creating the anti-tuberculosis vaccine, human, orally with BCG.
He was Director General of Public Health and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine Fluminense.
The Pasteur Institute in Paris, gave it a badge of honor and honorary title, the high service to humanity.
World-renowned scientist, carried out important work, worthy of note concerning the bacterial enterocolitis and TB.
Ill, away from their laboratories, he studied with the same passion and enthusiasm.
Jose Silveira noted that "the civilized and educated world has always seen in the figure Arlindo de Assis exponential of a real scholar, a researcher admirable, a true Master can immortalize a nation culturally and become a famous Country scientifically" (3).
He died in 1966, "with the same idealism and with the same clarity of thought that you may adorn the personality of exception" (2)
He died in 1966.
1. Aragon, Mario B. - Timely collection on the history of science in Brazil. Available in http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sd_artt
Ext & pid = S0102X1989000400012. Accessed January 12, 2009.
2. Lacaz, Carlos da Silva - Shades of Brazilian Medicine. São Paulo, 1966.
3. Silveira, Joseph Memory of tuberculosis. Available in http://www.co
c.fiocruz.br / TB / josesilveira.htm. Accessed January 12, 2009.
4. Tavares-Neto, Jose - 1812 to 2008 Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia. Feira de Santana, 2008.