1960-1970

Conducts various research studies in leprosy. Dr. Convit inoculates the Mycobacterium leprae in experimental animals in search of efficiently growing the bacteria and describes the immune response in leprosy patients. Additionally, he evaluates the immune response in patients with leishmaniasis.

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1950-1960

Conducts Pharmacologic assays in leprosy and performs specific characterization studies of the Mycobacterium leprae. Initiates research on the clinical, immunological and parasitological aspects of leishmaniasis and defines its clinical spectrum.

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1938-1950

As a recent graduate, Dr. Convit moves to the main leprosarium in Venezuela and begins studies on leprosy; focuses on its epidemiology, development and description of the lesions. Shortly after, begins studies on leishmaniasis.

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