Cláudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro (MD, DSc, DrHC) is a Full Researcher and Professor at the Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Fiocruz, where he Heads the Malaria Research Laboratory - which houses the Malaria Research, Diagnosis and Training Centre (CPD-Mal), he also coordinates at Fiocruz and that is a Reference Laboratory for the Ministry of Health's. CTDR is a Full Member of the National Academy of Medicine in Brazil and Corresponding Member of the French National Academy of Medicine and Past President (2012-2016) of the International Federation for Tropical Medicine. He was sacred Chevalier des Palmes Académiques by the French Minister of National Education. He has experience in Parasitology, focusing on human, simian and murine experimental malaria, protective immunity, vaccine trials, malaria immunopathology, Amazonian and Atlantic forest malaria and cognitive aspects of immune and neural responses. He is also interested in the history of immunology and has published 217 papers (152 indexed in PubMed).