Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Eric Dumonteil

Associate Professor

Contact Info
edumonte@tulane.edu

Department Affiliation
Department of Tropical Medicine

Degrees
Ph.D., 1995, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Biochemistry and Physics
M.S., 1990, Université Claude Bernard Lyon I, Metabolism, Endocrinology, Nutrition and Differentiation
B.S., 1986, Université Claude Bernard Lyon I, Biochemistry and Microbiology

Academic Experience
Associate Professor, Tulane University, Tropical Medicine, 2016-Present
Professor, Centro de Investigaciones Regionales, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, 2006-2016
Associate Professor, Centro de Investigaciones Regionales, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, 1997-2005
Post-doctoral research associate, Diabétologie Clinique, Centre Médical Universitaire, Geneva, Switzerland, 1995-1996

Research & Teaching Specializations:
Development of new control tools for Chagas disease and other neglected tropical diseases; vector ecology; epidemiological studies; pre-clinical evaluation of therapeutic and preventive vaccines.

Related Experience
Scientific Advisor/Invited Researcher, Instituto Nacional de Investigación en Salud Pública (INSPI), Ministry of Public Health, Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2014-Present

Distinctions
National Researcher Level 3 (SNI), CONACYT, Mexico, 2010-2019
PROMEP profile, Ministry of Education, Mexico, 1999-2006
Special mention, CANIFARMA Prize (Camára Nacional de la Industría Farmaceútica), Mexico, 2006
Wilbaecher Award Mentor, Loyola University, New Orleans, 2005
Gorga Memorial Institute Award, American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2004
Albert Sezary Prize, Académie Nationale de Médecine, Paris, France, 2003
TWAS Prize (Third World Academy of Sciences), Academia de Ciencias de America Latina, 2003
Honorific Mention, CANIFARMA Prize, Mexico, 2002
Travel Award, American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2000

Languages:
French
Spanish

Overseas Experience
Mexico
Ecuador

Selected Publications

2019. “Estimating the current burden of Chagas disease in Mexico: a systematic view of epidemiological surveys from 2006 to 2017,” co-authored with Arnal A, E Waleckx, and C Herrera, PLos Negl Trop Dis 23(4)e0006859.

2016. “Chagas disease has not been controlled in Ecuador,” co-authored with C Herrera, L Martini, MJ Grijalva, AG Guevara, JA Costales, HM Aguilar, SF Brenière, and E Waleckx, PLos One 11(6): e0158145.

2013. “Eco-bio-social determinants for house infestation by nondomiciliated Triatoma dimidiata in the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico,” co-authored with P Nouvellet, K Rosecrans, MJ Ramirez-Sierra, R Gamboa-León, V Cruz-Chan, M Rosado-Vallado, and S Gourbière, PLos Negl Trop Dis 7(9): e2466.

2012. Contribución de la biotecnología al desarrollo de la peninsula de Yucatán. Merida, Yucatan, Mexico: SMBB y CONCIYTEY

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