J C Dias

Summary

Affiliation: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. pmc Human chagas disease and migration in the context of globalization: some particular aspects
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    René Rachou Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Avenida Augusto de Lima 1 715, Barro Preto, 30 190 002 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    J Trop Med 2013:789758. 2013
  2. ncbi [Notes about of Trypanosoma cruzi and yours bio-ecology characteristics with agents of the transmission by meals]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundação Oswaldo CruzBelo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 39:370-5. 2006
  3. ncbi [Globalization, inequity and Chagas disease]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Av Augusto de Lima 1715, 30190 002 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:S13-22. 2007
  4. ncbi Southern Cone Initiative for the elimination of domestic populations of Triatoma infestans and the interruption of transfusional Chagas disease. Historical aspects, present situation, and perspectives
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou Fiocruz, Av Augusto de Lima 1715, 30140 002 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 102:11-8. 2007
  5. ncbi [About an insecticidal paint for controlling Triatoma infestans, in Bolivia]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 41:79-81. 2008
  6. ncbi Problems and perspectives for Chagas disease control: in search of a realistic analysis
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 41:193-6. 2008
  7. ncbi [Emmanuel Dias: the principal architect of the fight against Chagas disease in the Americas]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisa Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 41:502-4. 2008
  8. ncbi Further evidence of spontaneous cure in human Chagas disease
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 41:505-6. 2008
  9. ncbi Elimination of Chagas disease transmission: perspectives
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Instituto René Rachou, FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:41-5. 2009
  10. ncbi [The beginning of Chagas disease control (homage to Dr. Emmanuel Dias, the pioneer of Chagas disease control, in the year of his birth centenary)]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou FIOCRUZ Av Augusto de Lima 1715, Barro Preto, 30190 002, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 44:12-8. 2011

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Publications29

  1. pmc Human chagas disease and migration in the context of globalization: some particular aspects
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    René Rachou Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Avenida Augusto de Lima 1 715, Barro Preto, 30 190 002 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    J Trop Med 2013:789758. 2013
    ..Positive and negative consequences concern the future of this trypanosomiasis, mainly in terms of the ecologic and sociopolitical characteristics of the endemic and nonendemic countries...
  2. ncbi [Notes about of Trypanosoma cruzi and yours bio-ecology characteristics with agents of the transmission by meals]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundação Oswaldo CruzBelo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 39:370-5. 2006
    ..In particular, different aspects of the biology and biochemistry of the parasite are analyzed, especially in terms of its epidemiology and the possibilities of the prevention of the oral transmission of Chagas' disease...
  3. ncbi [Globalization, inequity and Chagas disease]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Av Augusto de Lima 1715, 30190 002 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:S13-22. 2007
    ..Control activities have now evolved towards internationally shared initiatives, a major new stride forward in the region's political context...
  4. ncbi Southern Cone Initiative for the elimination of domestic populations of Triatoma infestans and the interruption of transfusional Chagas disease. Historical aspects, present situation, and perspectives
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou Fiocruz, Av Augusto de Lima 1715, 30140 002 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 102:11-8. 2007
    ..Very specially, the Pan American Health Organization has cooperated with the Initiative in all its moments and activities,being the most important catalytic and technical factor for SCI success...
  5. ncbi [About an insecticidal paint for controlling Triatoma infestans, in Bolivia]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 41:79-81. 2008
    ..This encourages new investigations and the use of the product on a larger scale and against other vector species for Chagas disease...
  6. ncbi Problems and perspectives for Chagas disease control: in search of a realistic analysis
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 41:193-6. 2008
    ..Consolidation of the victories against Chagas disease is attainable but depends on political will and continual attention from the most consequential protagonists in this struggle, especially the Latin American scientific community...
  7. ncbi [Emmanuel Dias: the principal architect of the fight against Chagas disease in the Americas]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisa Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 41:502-4. 2008
    ..Dias was recently said to be the scientist who had had the all-time greatest impact on this trypanosomiasis...
  8. ncbi Further evidence of spontaneous cure in human Chagas disease
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 41:505-6. 2008
    ..This patient never received any specific treatment and, to this day, she remains completely asymptomatic, with normal findings from clinical, electrocardiographic, X-ray and echocardiographic examinations...
  9. ncbi Elimination of Chagas disease transmission: perspectives
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Instituto René Rachou, FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:41-5. 2009
    ..Finally, a list of challenging open questions is presented about Chagas disease control, patient management, programme planning and priority definitions faced by researchers and politicians...
  10. ncbi [The beginning of Chagas disease control (homage to Dr. Emmanuel Dias, the pioneer of Chagas disease control, in the year of his birth centenary)]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou FIOCRUZ Av Augusto de Lima 1715, Barro Preto, 30190 002, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 44:12-8. 2011
    ..Practically, since the pioneer essays, the control of Chagas Disease transmission showed to be efficient against vector and blood bank mechanisms, depending on continuity, educative support and political will...
  11. ncbi [Prevention concerning the different alternative routes for transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi in Brazil]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Instituto René Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 44:68-72. 2011
    ..Nowadays, the detection and immediate treatment of the case is recommended, followed by active research of new cases around the detected one...
  12. ncbi [Alternative transmission mechanisms of Trypanosoma cruzi in Brazil and proposals for their prevention]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 44:375-9. 2011
    ..This article discusses the importance of each one of these alternative mechanisms and the measures to prevent them...
  13. ncbi [Chagas disease in the Americas: current situation and perspectives]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Medico Investigador Titular de la Fundación Oswaldo Cruz, Ministerio de Salud, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 38:5-13. 2005
  14. ncbi Ticks, ivermectin, and experimental Chagas disease
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Pathogen Molecular Biology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 100:829-32. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi [General situation and perspectives of chagas disease in Northeastern Region, Brazil]
    J C Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30190 002, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 16:13-34. 2000
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  16. ncbi [About the use of "Maria" bio-sensors in the activities of epidemiological surveillance against Chagas' disease in the North of Minas Gerais State]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 38:377-82. 2005
    ..Despite the simplicity and good acceptance of the sensors by the population they were demonstrated to be inadequate for triatomine research under the conditions of this trial, in terms of efficacy and cost-benefit...
  17. ncbi The impact of Chagas disease control in Latin America: a review
    J C P Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30190 002, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:603-12. 2002
    ..In political terms, the control of Chagas disease in Latin America can be considered, so far, as a victory for international scientific cooperation, but will require continuing political commitment for sustained success...
  18. ncbi [Chagas' disease in Lassance, Minas Gerais State: Clinical-epidemiological re-evaluation ninety years after the discovery by Carlos Chagas]
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundação Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 35:167-76. 2002
    ..In conclusion, Lassance is now free of Chagas' disease transmission and must improve medical attention for the remaining infected individuals, as well as to maintain a permanent epidemiological surveillance against native Triatominae...
  19. ncbi [The use of insecticide fumigant canister to protect an insectarium and its residual effect against triatomine bugs, in laboratory conditions]
    J C Pinto Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 34:507-10. 2001
    ..No ovicidal action was observed but some mortality of adults and nymphs of the three species was observed up to 72 hours after the fumigation...
  20. ncbi [Epidemiological surveillance of Chagas disease]
    J C Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30190 002, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 16:43-59. 2000
    ..Communities themselves, together with regional and local institutions, must take charge of surveillance in order to guarantee its efficiency and sustainability...
  21. ncbi [Operational aspects of Triatoma brasiliensis control]
    L Diotaiuti
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30190 002, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 16:61-7. 2000
    ....
  22. ncbi [The control of the transmission by transfusion of Chagas' disease in the Southern Cone Initiative]
    J C Dias
    Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 31:373-83. 1998
    ....
  23. ncbi [Natural infection of the anal glands of the opossum (Didelphis albiventris) by Trypanosoma cruzi in the municipality of Bambuí--MG, Brazil]
    A J Fernandes
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Belo Horizonte, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 84:87-93. 1989
    ..Isolates from the opossum GA 9, obtained through xenodiagnoses and hemocultures and from cultures of the infected anal glands fitted into zymodeme Z1...
  24. ncbi Morphometry of submucous and myenteric esophagic plexus of dogs experimentally reinfected with Trypanosoma cruzi
    E M Machado
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30190 002, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 96:545-8. 2001
    ....
  25. ncbi [Chagas disease, environment, participation, and the state]
    J C Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30190 002, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 17:165-9. 2001
    ..Finally, partnerships among affected countries can help foster HCD control, raising self-esteem and helping promote a new political order in Latin America...
  26. ncbi Benznidazole treatment during early-indeterminate Chagas' disease shifted the cytokine expression by innate and adaptive immunity cells toward a type 1-modulated immune profile
    R Sathler-Avelar
    Laboratório de Doença de Chagas, Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Scand J Immunol 64:554-63. 2006
    ..Moreover, our data have also brought additional information, pointing out IL-10 production by CD4+ cells and B lymphocytes, as the putative key element for parasite clearance in the absence of deleterious tissue damage...
  27. ncbi [Community participation and control of endemic diseases in Brazil: problems and possibilities]
    J C Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz C P 3173, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30190 002, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 14:19-37. 1998
    ..CP for endemic disease control should be seen as an ongoing social process, a profound social exercise, and a great challenge for the country as a whole and the new Unified Health System now being implemented in Brazil...
  28. pmc Are increased frequency of macrophage-like and natural killer (NK) cells, together with high levels of NKT and CD4+CD25high T cells balancing activated CD8+ T cells, the key to control Chagas' disease morbidity?
    D M Vitelli-Avelar
    Laboratório de Doença de Chagas, Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Clin Exp Immunol 145:81-92. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi Chagasic patients with indeterminate clinical form of the disease have high frequencies of circulating CD3+CD16-CD56+ natural killer T cells and CD4+CD25High regulatory T lymphocytes
    D M Vitelli-Avelar
    Laboratório de Doença de Chagas, Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, Barro Preto, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Scand J Immunol 62:297-308. 2005
    ..The lack of regulated populations in cardiac and digestive clinical forms could account for impaired immune response that culminates in strong cytotoxic activity and tissue damage...