Edgardo Moreno
  • Programa de Investigación en Enfermedades Tropicales, Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica
Research fields
  • Immunology
Personal information


Ph.D. in Veterinary Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, 1979

Current position

Professor at the Veterinary School of the National University of Costa Rica

Member of the Graduate School of the UCR

Vice-president of the National Academy of Sciences of Costa Rica

Research focus: Edgardo Moreno’s research concentrates in the understanding of the immunology, pathobiology and epidemiology of brucellosis. His main studies are devoted to the mechanisms involved in Brucella intracellular life, virulence, vaccine development, adaptive and innate immunity in brucellosis, the diagnosis of the disease and in the evolution and taxonomy of the genus Brucella.


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